University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

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Tuition & Fees

$8,622

$24,470

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,367
Declined 714
Total Received 3,081
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Public

19,632

undergraduate students

894

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 20,526
Established in 1954
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Major city

University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK
99508

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) July 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,367
Declined 714
Total Received 3,081

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

44%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,504

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,224
Housing $7,312
Food $5,350
Additional fees $1,398
Books & supplies $1,320
Total $22,604
Average Financial Aid - $6,504
Total with Avg. Aid $16,100

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Ice hockey yes
Skiing yes yes
Track and field indoor yes yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Accounting. yes yes
Aeronautics/Aviation/Aerospace Science and Technology, General. yes
Air Traffic Controller. yes
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician. yes
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew. yes
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other. yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes
Architectural Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Care Provider/Assistant. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Civil Engineering, Other. yes
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist. yes
Clinical Psychology. yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technician. yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Programming, Specific Applications. yes
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Computer/Computer Systems Technology/Technician. yes
Construction Management, General. yes yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Culinary Arts/Chef Training. yes
Culinary, Entertainment, and Personal Services, Other. yes
Dental Assisting/Assistant. yes
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. yes yes
Dietetics/Dietitian. yes yes
Economics, General. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Finance, General. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
Fire Protection, Other. yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician. yes
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/Technician. yes
History, General. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Instrumentation Technology/Technician. yes
International/Globalization Studies. yes
Journalism. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management. yes yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Nursing Practice. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes yes
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician. yes yes
Outdoor Education. yes
Philosophy. yes
Physical Therapy Assistant. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Pre-Nursing Studies. yes
Project Management. yes
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer. yes
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other. yes
Surveying Technology/Surveying. yes yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Welding Technology/Welder. yes

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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

20,526

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

19,632
students

Female
62%
12,219

Male
38%
7,413

4%

894
students

Female
68%
608

Male
32%
286

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

31%

6,053
students

Female
54%
3,268

Male
46%
2,785

69%

13,579
students

Female
66%
8,951

Male
34%
4,628

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

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
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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