Alaska Pacific University: Ranking & Review

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Alaska Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate86%82%88%
Enrolled undergraduates31724
Enrolled total (including graduate students)509179330

145 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

61 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $25. Application fee for graduates - $25.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Alaska Pacific University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $7,210 and other expenses per full academic year.

Alaska Pacific University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 155 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$20,350$20,350
Fees for full-time undergraduates$410$410
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$848$848
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,700$11,700
Fees for full-time graduates$410$410
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$650$650

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services491629
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities14620
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11314
Natural Resources and Conservation3710
Biological and Biomedical Sciences77
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies66
Health Professions and Related Programs55
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Physical Sciences11
Grand Total461503118

A total of 65 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Alaska Pacific University.

At the master's and doctor's level 53 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate53%43%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesAPU
Religious affiliationUnited Methodist
Mission StatementAlaska Pacific University is a small private liberal arts and sciences university providing personalized, experiential, hands-on instruction in the field with Alaska as its primary classroom.
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff118
Instructional FTE45
Research FTE2
Public Service FTE2
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4101 University Dr
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population294,000
Fax+1 (907) 562 4276

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