Tuition & Fees

$8,678

$25,658

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
37%
500-599
33%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
200-299
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
35%
12-17
27%
6-11
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
32%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
39%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
8

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,251
Declined + 380
Total Received 1,631
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Public

6,718

undergraduate students

1,026

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Business Administration
  3. Mechanical Engineering
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Codes

SAT 4866
ACT 0064

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 7,744
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.)
•  ACEJMC (Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NWCCU (Northwest Comm. on Colleges and Universities)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)

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Fairbanks, AK

2,250-acre campus in Fairbanks (population: 32,751); 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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
36%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
55%
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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
21%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
37%
500-599
33%
400-499
17%
300-399
1%
200-299
1%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
44%
400-499
15%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
17%
500-599
39%
400-499
32%
300-399
9%
200-299
1%
30-36
7%
24-29
23%
18-23
35%
12-17
27%
6-11
8%
30-36
5%
24-29
34%
18-23
32%
12-17
28%
6-11
1%
30-36
8%
24-29
28%
18-23
39%
12-17
24%
6-11
1%

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 or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,251
Declined + 380
Total Received 1,631

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

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,380
Room $4,140
Board $4,590
Additional fees $1,298
Books & supplies $2,000
Total $19,408
Average Financial Aid - $8,233
Total with Avg. Aid $11,175

Financial Aid

54%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$8,233

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,424,901
State $2,578,812
Institutional $2,490,829
Other external $1,921,600
Total $12,416,142

Non-need-based

Federal $9,690
State $2,514,777
Institutional $1,665,317
Other external $1,517,912
Total $5,707,696

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Northwest Athletic Conference, Central Collegiate Hockey Association, Central Collegiate Skiing Association, Pacific Collegiate Swimming and Diving Conference
Mascot
Nanooks
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

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

87%

6,718
students

Female
58%
3,863

Male
42%
2,855

Graduate

13%

1,026
students

Female
61%
621

Male
39%
405

undergraduateFull-time

44%

3,022
students

Female
51%
1,536

Male
49%
1,486

undergraduatePart-time

56%

3,696
students

Female
63%
2,327

Male
37%
1,369

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
36%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
6%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

82%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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
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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

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Germany
India
Norway
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Mary Kreta
Director of Admissions
907 474-7500
admissions@uaf.edu

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