76%

Acceptance Rate

$7,391

Avg.Financial Aid

001063

FAFSA Code

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

    Public

  • Acceptance Rate:

    N/A

  • 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.

    NWCCU

  • Website

    www.uaf.edu
  • Student Population Number of Students attending College

    7,404

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

    Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Email:

N/A

Address

1731 South Chandalar Drive

Rankings

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.

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.

    76%

  • SAT Range

    1050 - 1270

  • SAT/ACT

    Neither required nor recommended

  • ACT Range

    18 - 25

  • High School GPA

    Required

  • Application Fee

    $50

  • Accept Common App

    None

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.

    $10,458

  • Average Annual Cost

    $5,088

Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies

    $2,000

  • Other Fees

    $1,569

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

    $8,974

  • Budget For Other Expenses

    $2,650

Total One Year Cost

$20,281

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.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

11:1

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

73%

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

61%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$40,212

Faculty Overview

55%

Male Professors

45%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

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

6,429

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

20%

Full-time / Part-time

43% / 57%

Students Gender

Male

41%

US National: 44%

Female

59%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

White

52%

Unknown

11%

Black

3%

Hispanic

7%

Two or more races

8%

Non Resident alien

2%

Asian

2%

American Indian/Alaska native

14%

Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

1%

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

9%

Out Of State

89%

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

$65,085 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

$4,244/year

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

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,730/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Nanooks

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

69

Total Female Athletes

66

Intramural Sports

16

Sports Club

N/A

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Ice Hockey

Rifle

Skiing-Snowboarding

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Rifle

Skiing-Snowboarding

Swimming and Diving

Volleyball

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

$30,700/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$38,700/year

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.

76%

Average Aid Per Year

$7,391

Students Receiving Federal Grants

31%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,328

Students Receiving State Aid

56%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,566

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

39%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,459

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

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$9,144

$30K - $48K

$9,292

$48K - $75K

$6,562

$75K - $110K

$5,191

> $110K

$3,132

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$260,955

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$5,071,619

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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