University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

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Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$7,176

$20,760

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
530
75th
630
25th
520
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18
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undergraduateRatios

37%

male

63%

female

8

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 912
Declined 449
Total Received 1,361
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Public

10,220

undergraduate students

1,193

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 11,413
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational

UAF was established in 1917 and boasts a 2,250 acre campus in Fairbanks. Only 200 miles south of the arctic circle UAF has seven campuses across the state, we are home to more than 7,500 students from all over the world. The Fairbanks North Star Borough has a population of over 95,000 and is home to the Troth Yeddha’ campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of Alaska Fairbanks
1731 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK
99775

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
43%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
530
75th
630
25th
520
75th
24
25th
16
75th
26
25th
17
75th
26
25th
18

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) June 15
Application deadline (final deadline) August 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Not used ACT only Not used SAT or ACT Not used SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 912
Declined 449
Total Received 1,361

Admissions Factors

Required

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

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

49%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$6,996

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $5,616
Housing $5,150
Food $5,390
Additional fees $1,560
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $19,716
Average Financial Aid - $6,996
Total with Avg. Aid $12,720

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,085,849
State $2,518,969
Institutional $2,527,496
Other external $2,601,252
Total $13,733,566

Non-need-based

Federal $1,538
State $1,873,467
Institutional $1,322,760
Other external $1,371,405
Total $4,569,170

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Rifle yes yes
Skiing yes yes
Swimming yes
Track and field x country yes yes
Volleyball yes

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball - 5v5 Full Court, Volleyball - 6v6, Soccer - Indoor, Flag Football, Tennis singles, Pickleball doubles, Ice Hockey, Ultimate Frisbee, Rock Climbing, Pub Sports: Corn Hole, Darts, and Pool

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
The mission of the University of Alaska Fairbanks athletics program is to provide the student-athlete with an opportunity to compete at the Division I and II levels of competition while receiving a quality education consistent with the mission of the University. The athletics program is committed to assisting student-athletes to achieve their academic and physical potential.

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping. yes
Accounting. yes
Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering Technology/Technician. yes
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/Technician. yes
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew. yes
American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. yes yes
American Indian/Native American Studies. yes yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes yes yes
Area Studies, Other. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes yes
Astrophysics. yes
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General. yes yes
Biochemistry. yes
Biological and Physical Sciences. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes
Chemistry, Other. yes
Child Development. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer Science. yes yes
Computer Support Specialist. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes
Construction Management, General. yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services. yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration. yes
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management. yes yes
Culinary Arts/Chef Training. yes
Dental Assisting/Assistant. yes
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Economics, General. yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic). yes
Engineering, General. yes
Engineering, Other. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Film/Cinema/Media Studies. yes
Fire Science/Fire-fighting. yes
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management. yes yes yes
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General. yes
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other. yes yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geography. yes
Geological/Geophysical Engineering. yes yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes yes
Geophysics and Seismology. yes yes
History, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes yes
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Japanese Language and Literature. yes
Journalism. yes
Legal Assistant/Paralegal. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes
Linguistics. yes yes
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography. yes yes
Marine Sciences. yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes
Medical/Clinical Assistant. yes
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other. yes
Mining and Mineral Engineering. yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes yes yes
Music Performance, General. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Music, General. yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes yes yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Petroleum Engineering. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Health, General. yes
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes
Statistics, General. yes
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology. yes
Water Resources Engineering. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes yes

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Business Administration
  3. Psychology

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

11,413

total students

87%

in-state

13%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

90%

10,220
students

Female
63%
6,448

Male
37%
3,772

10%

1,193
students

Female
60%
720

Male
40%
473

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

28%

2,815
students

Female
51%
1,442

Male
49%
1,373

72%

7,405
students

Female
68%
5,006

Male
32%
2,399

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
16%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
8%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements 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: June 15

Spring: November 1

Summer: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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