University of Alaska Fairbanks: Ranking & Review

University of Alaska Fairbanks logo
Fairbanks Rank United States Rank World Rank
2 198 553
Top 4%

University of Alaska Fairbanks Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate77%78%76%
Applicants1,631717914
Admissions1,251559692
Enrolled undergraduates804374430
Enrolled total (including graduate students)7,6643,2154,449

4,475 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,538 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 GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordNeither required nor recommended
Completion of the college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores214
Percent of students submitting SAT scores38%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
575
Math
575

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores424
Percent of students submitting ACT scores75%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
19
ACT Math
21

University of Alaska Fairbanks Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $19,642 $32,563
Off-campus $25,012 $37,933
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $8,730 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Alaska Fairbanks provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 1,754 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $6,467 $21,344
Fees for full-time undergraduates $1,443 $2,038
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $223 $736
Tuition for Full-time graduates $9,320 $19,580
Fees for full-time graduates $1,538 $1,938
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $466 $979

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 71 67 42 180
Health Professions and Related Programs 166 166
Engineering 110 23 4 137
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 49 55 10 114
Education 14 24 54 92
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 76 1 77
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 54 8 13 75
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 26 26 3 10 65
Mechanic and Repair Technologies & Technicians 65 65
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 60 60
Natural Resources and Conservation 27 27 4 58
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 18 25 3 46
Physical Sciences 18 14 12 44
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 15 18 4 37
Personal and Culinary Services 36 36
Social Sciences 1 26 7 2 36
Visual and Performing Arts 27 8 35
Psychology 27 3 30
English Language and Literature & Letters 16 11 27
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 21 1 24
Construction Trades 23 23
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 14 2 16
Mathematics and Statistics 9 5 14
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 3 6 1 10
Precision Production 9 9
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 7 7
History 6 6
Legal Professions and Studies 6 6
Transportation and Materials Moving 4 4
Science Technologies & Technicians
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences
Grand Total641581228491,499

A total of 1,222 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

At the master's and doctor's level 277 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate30%30%30%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 64%

General info

Alternative namesUAF
Founded1917
MottoNaturally Inspiring
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,985
Instructional FTE449
Research FTE515
Public Service FTE138
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websiteuaf.edu
Address505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska, 99775-7500
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population10,000 - 50,000
Phone9074747211
Fax+1 (907) 474 6492

University of Alaska Fairbanks in Social Media