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University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Disability Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services, Other Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Business/office Automation/technology/data Entry Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Entrepreneurship/entrepreneurial Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Restaurant/food Services Management Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Programming, Specific Applications Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Systems Networking And Telecommunications Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Education, General Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Architectural Engineering Technologies/technicians Checkmark
Computer Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer/computer Systems Technology/technician Checkmark
Drafting And Design Technology/technician, General Checkmark
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
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Instrumentation Technology/technician Checkmark
Occupational Safety And Health Technology/technician Checkmark
Petroleum Technology/technician Checkmark
Surveying Technology/surveying Checkmark Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences, General Checkmark
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician Checkmark
Dental Assisting/assistant Checkmark
Dental Hygiene/hygienist Checkmark
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer And Ultrasound Technician Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Nursing Science Checkmark Checkmark
Physical Therapy Assistant Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician Checkmark Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Legal Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Airframe Mechanics And Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Automobile/automotive Mechanics Technology/technician Checkmark
Avionics Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation And Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Industrial Mechanics And Maintenance Technology/technician Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Computer Science Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 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
Outdoor Education Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Culinary Arts/chef Training Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Precision Production Associate Bachelors
Welding Technology/welder Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Science Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Fire Protection, Other Checkmark
Fire Science/fire-fighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Aeronautics/aviation/aerospace Science And Technology, General Checkmark Checkmark
Air Traffic Controller Checkmark
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Aviation/airway Management And Operations Checkmark
Construction/heavy Equipment/earthmoving Equipment Operation Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Technical Theatre/theatre Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,081
Applied
2,367
Accepted
11,398
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

1,833
Females Applied
1,405
Females Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,248
Males Applied
962
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 490 610
SAT Math 500 590
ACT Composite 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,020
In-state
24,000
Out-of-state
7,020
In-district
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Fees

1,398
Full-time student fees
12,662
Room & board
7,312
Room only

Financial Aid

10,955
Avg. Financial Aid Package
10,356
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,077
Avg. Loan Aid
2,417
Avg. Grant Aid
3,629
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
95% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

11,398
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.6%
Black or African American 3.67%
White or Caucasian 50.75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 5.03%
Asian 8.55%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3.83%
Two or more races 13.22%
Other 4.47%

Gender

Male (39.38%)
Female (60.62%)

Campus Life

Student Activities

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

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
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
Student patrols Checkmark
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

940
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 520
Part-time - 420
Male - 423
Female - 517
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