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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks is a University institution located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address P.O. Box 757480
Fairbanks, AK  99775
United States
Contact Ms. Caitlin Lipka
Associate Director of Admissions
Email: uaf-admissions@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-6848

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/native American Studies Checkmark
Area Studies, Other Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting Technology/technician And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Construction Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Support Specialist Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Geological/geophysical Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Mining And Mineral Engineering Checkmark
Petroleum Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Indian/native American Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Assisting/assistant Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (emt Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Mental And Social Health Services And Allied Professions, Other Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mechanic And Repair Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark Checkmark
Natural Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation, General Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Culinary Arts/chef Training Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Science Technologies/technicians, Other Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Fire Science/fire-fighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,402
Applied
907
Accepted
5,892
Enrolled
65%
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Female Admissions

766
Females Applied
481
Females Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

636
Males Applied
426
Males Accepted
67%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.4
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: SAT/ACT (waived through 2025)

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen June 15th January 1st
Out of state Fall freshmen June 15th January 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer June 15th January 1st Yes

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,670
In-state
25,650
Out-of-state
8,670
In-district
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Fees

2,117
Full-time student fees
10,540
Room & board
5,610
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered Yes
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,543
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,787
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,458
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,781
Avg. Loan Aid
3,953
Avg. Grant Aid
8,373
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
49.2%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,892
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
18%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.59%
Black or African American 3.72%
White or Caucasian 52.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.45%
Asian 2.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.63%
Two or more races 10.85%
Other 5.62%

Gender

Male (38.73%)
Female (61.27%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 19%

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:
Starvation Gulch, SpringFest and Winter Carnival

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Chi Alpha, Yoga Club, Aurora Aerial Arts, Festival of Native Arts and Gender and Sexuality Alliance

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
Other Campus Security & Safety:
ID check at door of residence halls, crime prevention and safety workshops

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Riflery No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Riflery No Division 2 Checkmark
Skiing (cross-country) No Division 2 Checkmark
Soccer Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

863
Total Faculty
7:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 412
Part-time - 471
Male - 592
Female - 291
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