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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Arctic and Northern Studies

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Arctic and Northern Studies is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Northern history
Master of Arts (MA) Arctic policy
Master of Arts (MA) Environmental politics and policy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

7
Applied
3
Accepted
1
Enrolled
43%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

28
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0%
Black or African American 0%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 3.57%
Asian 0%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.57%
Unknown 21.43%

Gender

Male (28%)
Female (71%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
64,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 756460
Fairbanks, AK  99775-6460
United States
Contact Mary Ehrlander
Director
Email: fynors@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-7126
Fax: 907-474-5817

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