Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

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Tuition & Fees

$20,830

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

1

teacher

10

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 261
Declined 213
Total Received 474
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Private

294

undergraduate students

253

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Alaska Pacific University, founded in 1957, is a private liberal arts and sciences university. Its 170-acre campus is eight miles from the center of Anchorage.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 547
Established in 1959
Coeducational Coeducational

170-acre, suburban campus in Anchorage (population: 294,356). Served by air. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Ted Stevens Anchorage International

Alaska Pacific University
4101 University Drive
Anchorage
99508-3051

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
26%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • ASAPU (Associated Students of Alaska Pacific University)
  • Photography Club
  • Dive Club
  • Basketball club
  • Spectrum Club

Top Events

  • Octoberfest
  • Winter Ball
  • Spring Dance
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Application fee $25
Application deadline August 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.22

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 261
Declined 213
Total Received 474

Admissions Factors

Important

academic GPA

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 2
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $20,350
Room & board $8,230
Additional fees $480
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $2,250
Total $32,510

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Skiing (cross-country), Soccer, Volleyball

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biological and Physical Sciences
Business Administration and Management, General
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Nursing Practice
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Sustainability Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctorial degree - other
  • Doctoral degree - professional

547

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

54%

294
students

Female
63%
185

Male
37%
109

46%

253
students

Female
59%
149

Male
41%
104

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

71%

209
students

Female
62%
128

Male
38%
81

29%

85
students

Female
68%
57

Male
32%
28

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 46%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
11%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

55

Transfer students enrolled

10%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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