Tuition & Fees

$8,603

$25,583

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
40%
400-499
11%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
38%
12-17
24%
6-11
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
7%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,281
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,683
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Public

6,504

undergraduate students

975

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Homeland Security/emergency Management
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Codes

SAT 4866
ACT 0064

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Location

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 7,479
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.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)

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Fairbanks, AK

2,250-acre campus in Fairbanks (population: 31,644); 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
1731 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
56%
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

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
1 sororities 1% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
7%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
74%
Bottom 1/2
26%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
38%
500-599
40%
400-499
11%
300-399
2%
200-299
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
33%
500-599
42%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
26%
18-23
38%
12-17
24%
6-11
4%
30-36
5%
24-29
28%
18-23
43%
12-17
24%
30-36
7%
24-29
28%
18-23
45%
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 Reasoning only Considered if submitted
SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required
ACT only Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,281
Declined + 402
Total Received 1,683

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

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

Financial Aid

54%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,649

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $6,690
Room $4,244
Board $4,730
Additional fees $1,913
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $19,577
Average Financial Aid - $8,649
Total with Avg. Aid $10,928

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,618,057
State $2,662,284
Institutional $2,417,273
Other external $2,109,271
Total $12,806,885

Non-need-based

Federal $3,749
State $2,134,540
Institutional $1,491,576
Other external $1,441,754
Total $5,071,619
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Institution's own financial aid form
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 888 474-7256
F: 907 474-7065
uaf-financialaid@alaska.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Deanna Dieringer
Director of Financial Aid
dldieringer@alaska.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

aerial arts, Alpine skiing, badminton, basketball, Brazilian jujitsu, dance, fencing, flag football, floorball, ice hockey, Nordic skiing, running, soccer (indoor/outdoor), tennis, ultimate Frisbee, yoga.

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Athletic Directors

Sterling Steward (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Western Collegiate Hockey Association, Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association, Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference, Patriot Rifle Conference
Mascot
Nanooks
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration of Justice
Alaska Native Studies
Anthropology
Applied Accounting
Applied Business
Applied Linguistics
Applied Management
Apprenticeship Technology
Art
Arts
Atmospheric Sciences
Aviation Maintenance
Biochemistry/Neuroscience
Biological Sciences
Business Administration
Chemistry
Child Development/Family Studies
Civil Engineering
Communication
Community Health
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Management
Counseling
Creative Writing
Culinary Arts/Hospitality Management
Dental Assistant
Digital Journalism
Drafting Technology
Early Childhood Education
Earth Sciences
Education
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Chemistry
Film/Performing Arts
Fire Science
Fisheries
Fisheries/Ocean Sciences
Foreign Languages
Geography
Geological Engineering
Geology
Geophysics
Geoscience
History
Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Human Services
Indigenous Studies
Information Technology Specialist
Interdisciplinary Studies
Inupiaq Eskimo
Japanese Studies
Justice
Linguistics
Marine Biology
Marine Studies
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Assistant
Mineral Preparation Engineering
Mining Engineering
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Native Language Education
Natural Resources/Environment
Natural Resources/Sustainability
Natural Resources/the Environment
Oceanography
Paralegal Studies
Paramedicine
Petroleum Engineering
Physics
Piloting Professional
Political Science
Process Technology
Professional Communications
Psychology
Rural Development
Science
Secondary Education
Security/Disaster Management
Social Work
Space Physics
Special Education
Sport/Recreation Business
Statistics
Tribal Management
Water/Environmental Science
Wildlife Biology/Conservation
Yup'ik Language Proficiency
Yup'ik Language/Culture
Yupik Eskimo
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Mechanical Engineering
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Homeland Security/emergency Management

Programs Offered

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

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Agriculture
  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies
  • Vocational Arts

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

7,479

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

6,504
students

Female
59%
3,843

Male
41%
2,661

13%

975
students

Female
59%
579

Male
41%
396

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

42%

2,783
students

Female
51%
1,401

Male
49%
1,382

58%

3,721
students

Female
66%
2,442

Male
34%
1,279

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
38%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
7%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

58%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 21
Countries most often represented Canada
Finland/india/norway/switzerland
France/south Korea/thailand
Germany
Japan
People's Republic Of China
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Samara Taber
Director of Admissions
907 474-7500
admissions@uaf.edu

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