University of Alaska Fairbanks Rankings

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In the World#659 of 14178
In North America#232 of 2629
In the United States#205 of 2528
In Alaska#1 of 6
In Fairbanks#1 of 1
In Geology#88 of 5,175

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
88%
Undergraduates
6,206
Graduates
973
Male:Female Ratio
39:61
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
uaf.edu

University of Alaska Fairbanks Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%76%76%
Applicants1,383604779
Admissions1,051460591
Freshmen enrolled full time539262277
Freshmen enrolled part time14745102

1,919 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

2,948 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
273 or 40%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1030
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Alaska Fairbanks are 1030-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
261 or 38%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Alaska Fairbanks are 17-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3693 (56%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown854 (13%)
Two or more races649 (10%)
Hispanic537 (8%)
American Indian or Alaska Native213 (3%)
Black or African American205 (3%)
Nonresident Alien190 (3%)
Asian147 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander51 (0.8%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$8,409
Students receiving aid
88%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$6,962$10,414
Tuition in-state$6,962$10,414
Tuition out-of-state$22,980$21,904
Fee in-district$1,795$1,842
Fee in-state$1,795$1,842
Fee out-of-state$2,418$2,289

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,182
Combined charge for room and board$10,440
Room charge$5,050
Meal charge$5,390

University of Alaska Fairbanks Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General254235
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies74
Biology & Biological Sciences, General6243
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other4467
Psychology, General392
Mechanical Engineering322
Crisis & Emergency & Disaster Management276
Social Work33
Education, General33
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management8156
Civil Engineering, General235
Natural Sciences25
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other25
Art & Art Studies, General212
Petroleum Engineering176
Elementary Education and Teaching22
Fire Science & Fire-fighting19
Natural Resources & Conservation, General127
Accounting18
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management125
Community Organization and Advocacy592
Geology & Earth Science, General79
Medical & Clinical Assistant14
Accounting Technology & Technician and Bookkeeping14
Speech Communication and Rhetoric86
Computer and Information Sciences, General14
Electrical and Electronics Engineering76
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other12
English Language and Literature, General102
Chemistry, General73
Mathematics, General721
Computer Science64
Linguistics28
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General10
Aircraft Powerplant Technology & Technician9
Emergency Medical Technology & Technician (EMT Paramedic)9
Physics, General81
Geological & Geophysical Engineering72
Drafting and Design Technology & Technician, General8
Anthropology422
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography62
Early Childhood Education and Teaching7
Area Studies, Other7
Mining and Mineral Engineering61
Culinary Arts & Chef Training6
Special Education and Teaching, General6
Geophysics and Seismology15
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration6
Dental Assisting & Assistant5
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other5
Music, General5
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General5
Political Science and Government, General5
Child Development5
Creative Writing5
Construction Management4
Secondary Education and Teaching4
American Indian & Native American Studies13
Computer Support Specialist3
History, General3
Journalism3
Music Performance, General3
Japanese Language and Literature3
Russian Studies3
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services3
Applied Mathematics, General3
Airline & Commercial & Professional Pilot and Flight Crew2
Legal Assistant & Paralegal2
Geography2
Economics, General2
Computer Engineering, General2
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General2
Chemistry, Other11
Economics, Other2
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other1
Science Technologies & Technicians, Other1
Film & Cinema & Video Studies1
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology1
Music Teacher Education1
Philosophy1
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1
Marine Sciences1
Biological and Physical Sciences1
Biochemistry1
Engineering, General1
Grand Total25360221037
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate35%38%31%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 38%

Publications & Citations

Publications
17,197
Citations
789,953

Publication count by topic

Biology
3,452
Geology
3,410
Environmental science
2,900
Physics
1,319
Geography
1,225
Chemistry
772
Mathematics
443
Computer science
426
Materials science
414
Engineering
367
Psychology
338
Sociology
260
Medicine
257
Economics
252
Political science
223
Business
220
History
172
Art
79
Philosophy
39

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Environmental science31199,185
Geology48146,968
Geography11932,759
Business34121,275
History381815
Biology430185,054
Political science5193,624
Physics52540,026
Sociology6195,590
Economics7706,563
Computer science85517,780
Mathematics90211,183
Chemistry92835,254
Art96395
Engineering9695,955
Psychology108210,072
Materials science120712,170
Philosophy130652
Medicine17215,557

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901832272
19911642671
19921842619
19931862917
19941713159
19951683590
19961603988
19971934614
19982024825
19992435324
20002556503
20012908103
20023549465
200342511287
200440812585
200546515638
200650317182
200756621280
200865124341
200966227849
201066231746
201172537360
201268442597
201389850490
201484651689
201596554625
201673954616
201774354278
201871451321
201972457221
202075261146

General info

Alternative namesUAF
Founded1917
WikipediaUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
MottoNaturally Inspiring
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff1,924
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Address1731 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, Alaska, 99775
United States
City population33,000
Phone9074747034
Fax+1 (907) 474 6492

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