University of Alaska Anchorage: Ranking & Review

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University of Alaska Anchorage Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate83%81%84%
Enrolled undergraduates1,8778441,033
Enrolled total (including graduate students)15,7336,5909,143

7,652 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,741 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $50. Application fee for graduates - $75.

Secondary school GPAConsidered but not required
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
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.)Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

University of Alaska Anchorage 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 $11,962 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Alaska Anchorage provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 733 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$5,532$17,664
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,338$1,830
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$223$736
Tuition for Full-time graduates$8,388$17,622
Fees for full-time graduates$1,592$1,960
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$466$979

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Health Professions and Related Programs274189194486
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services11021937366
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities280280
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields9620116
Social Sciences74377
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians6464
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4292962
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies258161
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service174461
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services331548
Biological and Biomedical Sciences41445
Transportation and Materials Moving162743
English Language and Literature & Letters34842
Precision Production3939
Visual and Performing Arts33437
Science Technologies & Technicians32023
Physical Sciences2121
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1919
Legal Professions and Studies51318
Personal and Culinary Services1515
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1515
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences11314
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11213
Natural Resources and Conservation99
Philosophy and Religious Studies77
Mathematics and Statistics77
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies44
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Construction Trades
Grand Total9781,17522072,380

A total of 2,153 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Alaska Anchorage.

At the master's and doctor's level 227 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate24%24%25%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%
  • Part-time retention rate - 51%

General info

Alternative namesUAA
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsgreen, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,824
Instructional FTE686
Research FTE93
Public Service FTE72
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

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

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