Outer Coast campus building

Outer Coast

Virtue can be inspired. Making change can be taught. Education that succeeds does both.

Contact Info
Business Hours

MON 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
TUE 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
WED 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
THU 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
FRI 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SAT 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
SUN 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location & Map

PO Box 6573
Sitka, AK 99835
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About Us

Outer Coast is a new postsecondary institution in Sitka, Alaska.

  • A transformative, community-based, student-governed education for high school graduates.
  • Through the three pillars of academics, service & labor, and self-governance, Outer Coast programs engage the whole student.

Yeeÿ aaní káx̱ g̱unéix̱too.aat (May we walk on your land). Outer Coast is situated on Lingít Aaní, the ancestral home of the Tlingit peoples. We strive to build a community of safe, inclusive, and integrative learning for all.

Education, Marine & Maritime, Science & Nature

Ecology PhD Returns to Outer Coast

Caroline Daws Fall 2023

We are thrilled to announce that visiting faculty member Caroline Daws will be returning for the 2023-2024 Outer Coast Year Fall Semester. Caroline first came to Outer Coast in Spring…

Alaska Native Culture, Education, Outdoors & Recreation

Outer Coast Year 2023-24

Post-Secondary Education in Sitka

The Outer Coast Year is a transformative, community-based, student-governed education for high school graduates. The Outer Coast Year 2023-24 Application is open! Applications are being considered on a rolling basis …

Education & Advocacy

Spring/Summer 2024 Faculty

At Outer Coast College in Sitka

We are excited to announce that we are opening a call for faculty to teach at Outer Coast during the 2024 Summer Seminar! The Outer Coast Summer Seminar…