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The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


  • Acceptance Rate:


  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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


  • Website

  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


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



Location & Contact




1731 South Chandalar Drive


The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. University of Alaska Fairbanks has been ranked at the 574th 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.


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


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


  • SAT Range

    1050 - 1270


    Neither required nor recommended

  • ACT Range

    18 - 25

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1030-1280 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 17 might also given admission but the average ACT score at University of Alaska Fairbanks is 21. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, Alaska 99775. They can also call them at (907) 474-7034.

Annual Cost to Attend

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


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


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


  • Budget For Other Expenses


Total One Year Cost


Before applying to UAF, 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 $30,843 per year. For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular Majors:

  • Business Administration, Management...

    94 Graduates

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

    77 Graduates

  • Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Tech...

    65 Graduates

  • Biology, General

    54 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    39 Graduates

  • Homeland Security

    39 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    37 Graduates

  • Culinary Arts and Related Services

    36 Graduates

  • Accounting and Related Services

    39 Graduates

  • Homeland Security

    39 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    37 Graduates

  • Culinary Arts and Related Services

    36 Graduates

  • Mechanical Engineering

    36 Graduates

  • Criminal Justice and Corrections

    34 Graduates

  • Public Health

    34 Graduates

  • Fire Protection

    31 Graduates

  • Industrial Production Technologies/...

    31 Graduates

  • Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursi...

    31 Graduates

  • Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

    28 Graduates

  • Community Organization and Advocacy

    28 Graduates

  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

    28 Graduates

  • Psychology, General

    27 Graduates

  • Civil Engineering

    25 Graduates

  • Mental and Social Health Services a...

    23 Graduates

  • Health and Medical Administrative S...

    20 Graduates

  • Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

    19 Graduates

  • Petroleum Engineering

    19 Graduates

  • Building/Construction Finishing, Ma...

    17 Graduates

  • Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

    17 Graduates

  • English Language and Literature, Ge...

    16 Graduates

  • Computer and Information Sciences,...

    15 Graduates

  • Computer/Information Technology Adm...

    15 Graduates

  • Social Work

    15 Graduates

  • Fine and Studio Arts

    14 Graduates

  • Natural Sciences

    14 Graduates

  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

    12 Graduates

  • Dental Support Services and Allied...

    12 Graduates

  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and...

    11 Graduates

  • Communication and Media Studies

    10 Graduates

  • Sustainability Studies

    10 Graduates

  • Mathematics

    9 Graduates

  • Mining and Petroleum Technologies/T...

    9 Graduates

  • Natural Resources Conservation and...

    9 Graduates

  • Precision Metal Working

    9 Graduates

  • Anthropology

    8 Graduates

  • Electromechanical Instrumentation a...

    8 Graduates

  • Human Development, Family Studies,...

    7 Graduates

  • Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

    7 Graduates

  • Chemistry

    6 Graduates

  • Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

    6 Graduates

  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

    6 Graduates

  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering

    6 Graduates

  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs

    6 Graduates

  • History

    6 Graduates

  • Legal Support Services

    6 Graduates

  • Physics

    6 Graduates

  • Sociology

    6 Graduates

  • Carpenters

    5 Graduates

  • Economics

    5 Graduates

  • Environmental Control Technologies/...

    5 Graduates

  • Mining and Mineral Engineering

    5 Graduates

  • Political Science and Government

    5 Graduates

  • Quality Control and Safety Technolo...

    5 Graduates

  • Air Transportation

    4 Graduates

  • Journalism

    4 Graduates

  • Music

    4 Graduates

  • Computer Science

    3 Graduates

  • Construction Management

    3 Graduates

  • Film/Video and Photographic Arts

    3 Graduates

  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and...

    3 Graduates

  • Area Studies

    2 Graduates

  • Business Operations Support and Ass...

    2 Graduates

  • Drafting/Design Engineering Technol...

    2 Graduates

  • East Asian Languages, Literatures,...

    2 Graduates

  • Geography and Cartography

    2 Graduates

  • American Indian/Native American Lan...

    1 Graduates

  • Construction Trades, General

    1 Graduates

  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

    1 Graduates

  • Social Sciences, General

    1 Graduates

  • Teacher Education and Professional...

    1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students


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


Full-time / Part-time

43% / 57%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$65,085 per year

Campus Life


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

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,730/year.

Meal Plan Available


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)


Cross Country

Ice Hockey



Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country



Swimming and Diving


Campus Security

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by UAF. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $10,440 per year. The average meal plan at UAF costs around $4,730 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 39% and 61%, respectively.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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

$9,500 - $25,437

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.

$99 - $264

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.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


The financial aid department of University of Alaska Fairbanks helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average federal grant that comes from the university is around $4,794, whereas the financial aid is $4,876. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $5,131 and institutional aid worth $4,876. The need-based scholarships awarded to students admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks amount to $260,955 per annum. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded in a year total $5,071,619.

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