Tuition & Fees

$7,688

$23,858

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
40%
300-399
14%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
40%
12-17
26%
6-11
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
39%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
44%
12-17
25%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,039
Declined + 706
Total Received 3,745
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Public

14,004

undergraduate students

727

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Management
  3. Nursing Science
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Codes

SAT 4896
ACT 0137

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Location

School Facts

The University of Alaska at Anchorage, founded in 1962, is a public, comprehensive institution. Its 428-acre campus is located near downtown Anchorage.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 14,731
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Anchorage, AK

384-acre, urban campus in Anchorage (population: 294,356); extension sites in Chugiak-Eagle River and at local military bases. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
yes
Students may have cars on campus
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
33%
Top 1/2
63%
Bottom 1/2
37%
Bottom 1/4
14%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
40%
500-599
39%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
28%
500-599
46%
400-499
19%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
9%
500-599
33%
400-499
40%
300-399
14%
200-299
2%
30-36
5%
24-29
22%
18-23
40%
12-17
26%
6-11
7%
30-36
3%
24-29
27%
18-23
39%
12-17
31%
30-36
3%
24-29
28%
18-23
44%
12-17
25%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted no
Application deadline July 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,039
Declined + 706
Total Received 3,745

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Mary Kreta
Director of Admissions
P: 907 786-1480
F: 907 786-4888
admissions@alaska.edu

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$10,232

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,360
Room & board $12,200
Additional fees $1,328
Books & supplies $1,440
Total $21,328
Average Financial Aid - $10,232
Total with Avg. Aid $11,096

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $15,463,327
State $5,543,436
Institutional $3,130,240
Other external $4,145,018
Total $28,282,021

Non-need-based

Federal
State $2,817,930
Institutional $1,440,345
Other external $1,988,354
Total $6,246,629
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 907 786-1586
F: 907 786-6122
financial.aid@alaska.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Sonya Stein
Director, Student Financial Assistance
sfstein@alaska.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
gymnastics
ice hockey
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, hockey, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, hockey, soccer

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, cheerleading, ice hockey, soccer, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Tim Mcdiffett (men's)
Interim Athletic Director
email

Dede Allen (women's)
Associate Director Of Athletics/swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA
Mascot
Seawolves
School colors
green and gold

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Education
Air Traffic Control
Anthropology
Apprenticeship Technologies
Arctic Engineering
Art
Automotive Technology
Aviation Administration
Aviation Maintenance Technology
Aviation Technologies
Biological Sciences
Business Computer Information Systems
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Clinical Psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Computer Information/Office Systems
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counselor Education
Creative Writing/Literature Arts
Culinary Arts
Dental Assisting
Dental Hygiene
Early Childhood Development
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Management
English
Environmental Quality Engineering
Environmental Quality Science
Finance
Fire/Emergency Service Technology
General Management
General Studies
Geological Science
Geomatics
Global Logistics Management
Health Sciences
Heavy Duty Transportation/Equipment
History
Hospitality/Restaurant Management
Human Services
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Studies
Journalism/Public Communications
Justice
Languages
Liberal Studies
Logistics Operations
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Assisting
Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Technology
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nursing Science
Paramedical Technology
Philosophy
Physical Education
Political Science
Professional Piloting
Project Management
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health Practice
Radiological Technology
Science Management
Small Business Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Teaching
Technology
Telecommunications/Electronics/Computer Technology
Theatre
Undeclared
Vocational Education
Welding/Nondestructive Testing Technology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Management
  3. Nursing Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Natural Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-medicine

14,731

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

14,004
students

Female
58%
8,136

Male
42%
5,868

5%

727
students

Female
65%
473

Male
35%
254

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

46%

6,452
students

Female
54%
3,465

Male
46%
2,987

54%

7,552
students

Female
62%
4,671

Male
38%
2,881

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
40%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

74%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.50
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: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
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