University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

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Science & Engineering

Tuition & Fees

$10,308

$27,288

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
35%
500-599
39%
400-499
16%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
40%
400-499
19%
300-399
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
41%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,051
Declined 332
Total Received 1,383
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Public

6,284

undergraduate students

976

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 7,260
Established in 1917
Coeducational Coeducational

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Fairbanks International

University of Alaska Fairbanks
1731 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks
99775

Campus Life

yes
Housing available

Top Organizations

  • Chi Alpha
  • Yoga Club
  • Aurora Aerial Arts
  • Festival of Native Arts
  • Gender and Sexuality Alliance

Top Events

  • Starvation Gulch
  • Melt Down
  • Winter Carnival
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • ID check at door of residence halls, crime prevention and safety workshops

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
24%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
10%
600-699
35%
500-599
39%
400-499
16%
700-800
8%
600-699
30%
500-599
40%
400-499
19%
300-399
3%
30-36
7%
24-29
26%
18-23
41%
12-17
25%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline June 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.4

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,051
Declined 332
Total Received 1,383

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
class rank
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,460
Room & board $10,440
Additional fees $1,848
Books & supplies $2,000
Other fees $2,250
Total $24,998

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Ice hockey
Riflery
Skiing (cross-country)
Swimming and diving
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Soccer, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Soccer, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Badminton, Fencing

Club Sports Women

Badminton, Fencing

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Technology/Technician and Bookkeeping
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
Area Studies, Other
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Carpentry/Carpenter
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Assistant
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/Technician
Computer Science
Computer Support Specialist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Management
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Dental Assisting/Assistant
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Drafting and Design Technology/Technician, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
English Language and Literature, General
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
Geography
Geological/Geophysical Engineering
Geology/Earth Science, General
History, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Japanese Language and Literature
Journalism
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
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, General
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Natural Sciences
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Health, General
Russian Studies
Science Technologies/Technicians, Other
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Work
Sociology
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

7,260

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

87%

6,284
students

Female
60%
3,789

Male
40%
2,495

13%

976
students

Female
59%
576

Male
41%
400

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

41%

2,596
students

Female
52%
1,336

Male
48%
1,260

59%

3,688
students

Female
67%
2,453

Male
33%
1,235

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 25%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 6%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
49%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
10%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

354

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 15

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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