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 room and board

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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

The 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.

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

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
20%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
31%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not 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) February 15
Application deadline (final deadline) June 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Reasoning only Considered if submitted ACT only Considered if submitted SAT or ACT Required 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
Admission test scores
Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-prepatory 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
Room $5,150
Board $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
F: 907 474-7065
uaf-financialaid@alaska.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Majors

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