6,718
Students
Financial aid thermometer
8,233
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
76
76%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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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 PO Box 757500
Fairbanks, AK  99775-7520
United States

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
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Russian Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Accounting Technology And Bookkeeping Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark Checkmark
Construction Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer Science Checkmark
Computer Support Specialist Checkmark
Construction Trades Associate Bachelors
Carpentry Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Secondary Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering 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
Drafting And Design Technology Checkmark
Industrial Production Technologies Related Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Child Development Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
American Native/Native American Languages Checkmark Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
Foreign Languages Related Checkmark Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Clinical/medical Laboratory Assistant Checkmark
Dental Assisting Checkmark
Dental Hygiene Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark
Medical/clinical Assistant Checkmark
Mental And Social Health Services And Allied Professions Related Checkmark
Public Health Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Assistant/paralegal Checkmark
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
Aircraft Powerplant Technology Checkmark
Computer Installation And Repair Technology Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
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Natural Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Fishing And Fisheries Sciences And Management Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Related Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Wildlife, Fish And Wildlands Science And Management Checkmark
Personal And Culinary Services Associate Bachelors
Culinary Arts Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Community Organization And Advocacy Checkmark Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Science Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice Related Checkmark
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management Checkmark
Fire Science/firefighting Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Transportation And Materials Moving Associate Bachelors
Airline Pilot And Flight Crew Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,631
Applied
1,251
Accepted
6,718
Enrolled
77%
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Female Admissions

914
Females Applied
692
Females Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

717
Males Applied
559
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2.5

Application Deadlines

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

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 579 510 640
SAT Math 570 520 630
ACT Composite 22 17 25

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,020
In-state
23,190
Out-of-state
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Fees

1,780
Full-time student fees
8,930
Room & board
4,200
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
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

8,233
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,457
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
18,821
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,809
Avg. Loan Aid
3,653
Avg. Grant Aid
7,056
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
96% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
54%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

6,718
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
14%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.26%
Black or African American 2.77%
White or Caucasian 49.47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 14.02%
Asian 1.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.49%
Two or more races 7.85%
Other 15.07%

Gender

Male (42.5%)
Female (57.5%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 36%

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, Melt Down 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

831
Total Faculty
8:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 481
Part-time - 350
Male - 490
Female - 341