81%

Acceptance Rate

$6,473

Avg.Financial Aid

011462

FAFSA Code

About University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

14,644

Website

www.uaa.alaska.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

NWCCU

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

3211 Providence Drive

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 9077861800
Fax: 9077864888
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Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. University of Alaska Anchorage has been ranked at the 635th position among other universities by Forbes. It is to be noted that Forbes decides on the rankings of the university based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

81%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Considered but not required

Accept Common App

None

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is fairly easy. The varsity has 1 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. Securing a good score in a standardised test like SAT or ACT improves an applicant’s chances of securing admission. However, University of Alaska Anchorage doesn’t focus much on standardised tests. Interestingly, the average SAT or ACT scores of students securing admission is not available. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, or call (907) 786-1800.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,288

Average Annual Cost

$7,155

Books And Supplies

$1,440

Other Fees

$1,425

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$11,878

Budget For Other Expenses

$5,292

Total One Year Cost

$27,190

Before applying to UAA, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $36,080 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

67%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

47%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,940

Faculty Overview

49%

Male Professors

51%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

280 Graduates

Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

115 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

104 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

101 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

98 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

64 Graduates

Psychology, General

62 Graduates

Industrial Production Technologies/...

58 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

55 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

50 Graduates

Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

48 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

46 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

46 Graduates

Air Transportation

43 Graduates

Biology, General

41 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

41 Graduates

Precision Metal Working

39 Graduates

Public Health

38 Graduates

History

37 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

34 Graduates

Civil Engineering

33 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

33 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

29 Graduates

Social Work

29 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

28 Graduates

Economics

28 Graduates

Computer Systems Networking and Tel...

27 Graduates

Anthropology

26 Graduates

Science Technologies/Technicians, O...

23 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

22 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

21 Graduates

Engineering-Related Technologies

21 Graduates

Construction Management

19 Graduates

Journalism

19 Graduates

Marketing

19 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

18 Graduates

Dental Support Services and Allied...

16 Graduates

Engineering, General

16 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

15 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

15 Graduates

Fire Protection

15 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

15 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

15 Graduates

Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

14 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

13 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

12 Graduates

International/Global Studies

12 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

12 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

11 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

11 Graduates

Political Science and Government

11 Graduates

Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

11 Graduates

Business Operations Support and Ass...

10 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

10 Graduates

Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Se...

9 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

9 Graduates

Sociology

9 Graduates

Ventilation and Refrigeration Maint...

8 Graduates

Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintena...

7 Graduates

Mathematics

7 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Philosophy

7 Graduates

Chemistry

6 Graduates

Computer Engineering Technologies/T...

5 Graduates

Computer Programming

5 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

5 Graduates

Legal Support Services

5 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

5 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

4 Graduates

Architectural Engineering Technolog...

3 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

3 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

3 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

3 Graduates

Environmental Control Technologies/...

2 Graduates

Mining and Petroleum Technologies/T...

2 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

2 Graduates

Computer/Information Technology Adm...

1 Graduates

Electrical/Electronics Maintenance...

1 Graduates

Human Services, General

1 Graduates

Outdoor Education

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

13,885

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

22%

Full-time

46%

Part-time

54%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

52% White

9% Unknown

3% Black

8% Hispanic

11% Two or more races

2% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

6% American Indian/Alaska native

2% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

5%

Out Of State

93%

In State

2%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$72,117 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$7,212/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,666/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,666/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Seawolves

School Colors

green and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

122

Total Female Athletes

111

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

6

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Ice Hockey

Skiing-Snowboarding

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Gymnastics

Skiing-Snowboarding

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. At UAA, $11,878 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at UAA costs around $4,666 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At UAA, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The university has enrolled around 41% male and 59% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,875

$26,208

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$134 - 272

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

73%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,473

Students Receiving Federal Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,372

Students Receiving State Aid

51%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,023

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

34%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,650

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$8,532

$30K - $48K

$7,605

$48K - $75K

$4,604

$75K - $110K

$2,484

> $110K

$2,569

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$398,281

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$6,246,629

In case the students at University of Alaska Anchorage face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,800, whereas the financial aid is $3,357. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,364 and institutional aid worth $3,357. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Alaska Anchorage amount to $398,281 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $6,246,629.

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