University of Alaska Anchorage Rankings

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In the World#3254 of 14178
In North America#958 of 2629
In the United States#885 of 2528
In Alaska#2 of 6
In Anchorage#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
83%
Aid receiving
82%
Undergraduates
12,103
Graduates
663
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Alaska Anchorage Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate83%84%82%
Applicants3,6731,6052,068
Admissions3,0471,3441,703
Freshmen enrolled full time1,007474533
Freshmen enrolled part time349139210

4,474 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,776 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Recommended
Other Tests Considered but not required
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6660 (54%)
Two or more races1386 (11%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown1173 (10%)
Hispanic1065 (9%)
Asian847 (7%)
Black or African American369 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander345 (3%)
Nonresident Alien244 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native211 (2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$7,055
Students receiving aid
82%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,804$11,286
Tuition in-state$6,804$11,286
Tuition out-of-state$26,152$23,738
Fee in-district$1,299$1,474
Fee in-state$1,299$1,474
Fee out-of-state$1,932$1,973

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity991
Combined charge for room and board$11,500
Room charge$6,300
Meal charge$5,200

University of Alaska Anchorage Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies300
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse13216
Pre-Nursing Studies103
Business Administration and Management, General7428
Accounting3069
Social Work2633
Civil Engineering, General3717
Psychology, General503
Public Health, General4010
Mechanical Engineering451
Biological and Physical Sciences39
Psychiatric & Mental Health Services Technician2117
Medical & Clinical Assistant38
Biology & Biological Sciences, General342
Aeronautics & Aviation & Aerospace Science and Technology, General36
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other34
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other32
English Language and Literature, General284
Art & Art Studies, General31
Finance, General29
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other27
Journalism27
Science Technologies & Technicians, Other125
History, General25
Computer and Information Sciences, General24
Child Care Provider & Assistant23
Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiographer22
Economics, General22
Elementary Education and Teaching21
Surveying Technology & Surveying317
Education, General20
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist136
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other19
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth19
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician153
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17
Culinary Arts & Chef Training16
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications16
Construction Management115
Marketing & Marketing Management, General16
Management Information Systems, General114
International & Global Studies15
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist15
Anthropology113
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management310
Physical Therapy Technician & Assistant12
Special Education and Teaching, General12
Architectural Engineering Technology & Technician11
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology & Technician11
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology11
Political Science and Government, General11
Sociology11
Engineering, Other11
Creative Writing11
Early Childhood Education and Teaching10
Mathematics, General10
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General10
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology & Technician9
Geology & Earth Science, General9
Educational Leadership and Administration, General9
Public Administration9
Air Traffic Controller8
Dietetics & Dietitian8
Fire Protection, Other7
Engineering, General7
Legal Studies, General7
Hospitality Administration & Management, General7
Clinical Psychology7
Dental Assisting & Assistant6
Automobile & Automotive Mechanics Technology & Technician6
Diagnostic Medical Sonography & Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician6
Computer Technology & Computer Systems Technology6
Music Teacher Education6
Environmental Studies6
Civil Engineering, Other6
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology &5
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew5
Welding Technology & Welder5
Instrumentation Technology & Technician5
Legal Assistant & Paralegal4
Philosophy4
Computer Programming, Specific Applications3
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations3
Music, General3
Nursing Practice3
Clinical & Medical Laboratory Technician2
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other11
Computer Engineering, General2
Disability Studies1
Outdoor Education1
Industrial Technology & Technician1
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General1
Chemistry, General1
Grand Total7821,1482196
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate29%26%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 66%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
3,544
Citations
104,770

Publication count by topic

Psychology
474
Biology
455
Medicine
405
Environmental science
227
Geography
222
Physics
204
Computer science
176
Business
158
Geology
148
Engineering
140
Sociology
132
Economics
130
Chemistry
127
Political science
126
Materials science
82
History
61
Mathematics
57
Art
22
Philosophy
11

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Geography5425,647
Environmental science62210,159
Physics75717,138
Psychology80320,056
History829184
Geology9133,079
Sociology10371,847
Economics11442,570
Business12272,205
Biology137215,260
Political science1374457
Medicine14129,587
Engineering19491,208
Art21169
Philosophy23796
Computer science24511,414
Mathematics2501895
Chemistry25022,898
Materials science2833989

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199017116
199144118
199235157
199338133
199427175
199525222
199636269
199726297
199837413
199936497
200034516
200143656
200242804
200368877
2004651124
2005781335
2006811594
2007952242
20081152652
20091053001
20101533565
20111674461
20121605397
20131776254
20142226928
20152388043
20161918505
20172208841
20182287873
20192279610
20202359918

General info

Alternative namesUAA
Founded1954
WikipediaUniversity of Alaska Anchorage
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff1,667
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, Alaska, 99508
United States
City population294,000
Phone9077861800
Fax+1 (907) 786 4888

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