Tuition & Fees

$7,176

$22,432

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
40%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
40%
400-499
23%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
34%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
38%
12-17
19%
6-11
7%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
25%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
39%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,136
Declined + 418
Total Received 1,554
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Public

7,610

undergraduate students

1,109

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 4866
ACT 0064

School Facts

University of Alaska at Fairbanks, founded in 1917, is a public institution. Its 2,250-acre main campus is located four miles from downtown Fairbanks, in central Alaska.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 8,719
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Fairbanks, AK

2,250-acre campus in Fairbanks (population: 32,324); 350 miles from Anchorage. Branch campuses in Bethel, Dillingham, Kotzebue, and Nome. Served by air and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Alaska Fairbanks
505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
53%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
69%
Bottom 1/2
31%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
40%
400-499
25%
300-399
5%
200-299
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
24%
500-599
40%
400-499
23%
300-399
7%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
15%
500-599
40%
400-499
34%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
10%
24-29
26%
18-23
38%
12-17
19%
6-11
7%
30-36
5%
24-29
36%
18-23
34%
12-17
25%
30-36
8%
24-29
33%
18-23
39%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
June 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,136
Declined + 418
Total Received 1,554

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mary Kreta
Director of Admissions
P: 907 474-7500
F: 907 474-5379
admissions@uaf.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,176
Room & board $8,530
Books & supplies $1,400
Total $17,106
Average Financial Aid - $7,950
Total with Avg. Aid $9,156

Financial Aid

54%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$7,950

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,256,300
State $2,575,452
Institutional $2,118,645
Other external $1,414,304
Total $12,364,701

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,580,610
Institutional $1,670,168
Other external $1,420,481
Total $5,671,259

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
basketball
cross-country
ice hockey
riflery
swimming
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Central Collegiate Hockey Association, Central Collegiate Skiing Association, Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Conference
Mascot
Nanooks
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Applied Accounting
Applied Business
Applied Linguistics
Applied Physics
Apprenticeship Technology
Art
Arts/Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences
Aviation Maintenance
Biochemistry/Neuroscience
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Clinical Community Psychology
Communication
Community Health
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Construction Trades Technology
Counseling
Creative Writing
Creative Writing/Literature
Cross-Cultural Studies
Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management
Dental Assistant
Dental Hygiene
Drafting Technology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Economics
Education
Education Paraprofessional
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Emergency Services
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Chemistry
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Quality Science
Film
Fisheries
Foreign Languages
General Science
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
History
Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Human Services
Indigenous Studies
Information Technology Specialist
Interdisciplinary Studies
Inupiaq Eskimo
Japanese Studies
Journalism
Justice
Linguistics
Marine Biology
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Assistant
Mineral Preparation Engineering
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Native Language Education
Natural Resource Management/Geography
Natural Resources Management
Natural Resources/Sustainability
Northern Studies
Oceanography
Paralegal Studies
Paramedicine
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics
Piloting Professional
Political Science
Process Technology
Professional Communications
Psychology
Renewable Resources
Resource/Applied Economics
Rural Development
Russian Studies
Science Management
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Space Physics
Special Education
Statistics
Theatre
Tribal Management
Wildlife Biology/Conservation
Yup'ik Language Proficiency
Yup'ik Language/Culture
Yupik Eskimo
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Undergraduate

87%

7,610
students

Female
58%
4,392

Male
42%
3,218

Graduate

13%

1,109
students

Female
56%
622

Male
44%
487

undergraduateFull-time

44%

3,398
students

Female
49%
1,663

Male
51%
1,735

undergraduatePart-time

56%

4,212
students

Female
65%
2,729

Male
35%
1,483

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
30%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

84%

Transfer applicants accepted

61%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Other
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 24
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Japan
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mary Kreta
Director of Admissions
907 474-7500
admissions@uaf.edu

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