Alaska Pacific University Rankings

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In the World#4243 of 14178
In North America#1190 of 2629
In the United States#1116 of 2528
In Alaska#3 of 6
In Anchorage#2 of 2

Quick Review

Religion
United Methodist
Acceptance rate
89%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,426 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
337
Graduates
192
Male:Female Ratio
31:69
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Alaska Pacific University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate89%90%89%
Applicants353100253
Admissions31590225
Freshmen enrolled full time481236
Freshmen enrolled part time422

107 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

67 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White217 (51%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown63 (15%)
Two or more races54 (13%)
Hispanic36 (8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native23 (5%)
Black or African American13 (3%)
Asian12 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander6 (1%)
Nonresident Alien1 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$20,426/year
Average aid awarded
$13,692
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$19,580
$30-48K$14,365
$48-75K$17,782
$75-110K$25,915
$110K+$13,965

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$20,350$11,700
Tuition in-state$20,350$11,700
Tuition out-of-state$20,350$11,700
Fee in-district$410$410
Fee in-state$410$410
Fee out-of-state$410$410

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity104
Combined charge for room and board$8,230

Alaska Pacific University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General21012
Counseling Psychology645
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies13
Environmental Science29
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies36
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography8
Biological and Physical Sciences6
Outdoor Education6
Organizational Leadership5
Health Services Administration12
Accounting2
Creative Writing2
Information Resources Management2
Sustainability Studies1
Finance, General1
Grand Total254475
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%29%60%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Publications & Citations

Publications
270
Citations
4,204

Publication count by topic

Biology
64
Geography
34
Environmental science
28
Psychology
17
Sociology
16
Business
14
Political science
14
Geology
11
Art
10
Economics
9
Medicine
9
History
7
Computer science
7
Engineering
5
Philosophy
4
Mathematics
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography1383983
Art170917
Geology2182240
Environmental science2288609
Political science2299110
History30242
Biology30791,423
Business3174144
Economics331282
Sociology331446
Psychology4032179
Computer science4457141
Engineering457532
Medicine522657

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199010
199142
199221
199341
199435
199536
199617
199738
199857
199929
2000423
2001621
2002335
2003425
2004667
2005655
20061073
2007492
20087113
200910153
201010174
201111210
201227263
201317277
201420360
20156312
201612249
201718357
20189315
201915382
202015476

General info

Alternative namesAPU
Founded1957
WikipediaAlaska Pacific University
Academic CalendarTwo 15 - week Semesters, beginning August and January. Also Summer Sessions (June, July and August)
Total FTE staff127
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address4101 University Dr
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
United States
City population294,000
Phone9075611266
Fax+1 (907) 562 4276

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