16,463
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,779
Avg. Financial Aid
Non-competitive
Admission Difficulty
80
80%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Alaska Anchorage is a Comprehensive institution located in Anchorage, AK, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 141629
3901 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK  99508-8046
United States
Contact Enrollment Services
Email: enroll@uaa.alaska.edu
Phone: 907-786-1480
Fax: 907-786-4888

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark Checkmark
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Business Automation/technology/data Entry Checkmark
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Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark Checkmark
Entrepreneurship Checkmark Checkmark
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Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Small Business Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Programming (specific Applications) Checkmark
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Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Elementary Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technology Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology Checkmark
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic And Communications Engineering Technology Checkmark
Engineering Technology Checkmark
Industrial Technology Checkmark
Instrumentation Technology Checkmark
Occupational Safety And Health Technology Checkmark
Petroleum Technology Checkmark
Surveying Technology Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child-care Provision Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
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Japanese Checkmark
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
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Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
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Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark Checkmark
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technology Checkmark Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Airframe Mechanics And Aircraft Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology Checkmark
Avionics Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Health And Physical Education/fitness Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Culinary Arts Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Welding Technology Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Fire Science/firefighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology Checkmark Checkmark
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Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management Checkmark
Construction/heavy Equipment/earthmoving Equipment Operation Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
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Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,533
Applied
2,838
Accepted
16,463
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

1,990
Females Applied
1,637
Females Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,543
Males Applied
1,201
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 15th Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 18 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

6,360
In-state
22,530
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,328
Full-time student fees
12,200
Room & board

Financial Aid

9,779
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,685
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,088
Avg. Loan Aid
2,246
Avg. Grant Aid
3,262
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
62%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

16,463
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.94%
Black or African American 3.57%
White or Caucasian 57.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 6.53%
Asian 7.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.85%
Two or more races 10.47%
Other 4.57%

Gender

Male (57.99%)
Female (42.01%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Not Reported
Housing requirements Not Reported
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing Not Reported

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
UAA orientation programs and Great Alaska Shootout Basketball Tournament

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Accounting Club, African-American Students Association, Association of Latin-American Spanish Students, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship and Student Nurses Association

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 No
Gymnastics No Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (downhill) No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 2 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,406
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 678
Part-time - 728
Male - 644
Female - 762