University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, Alaska

Overview

Address3211 Providence Drive
School Websitewww.uaa.alaska.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Large

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Alaska Anchorage is a small public, 4-year college based in Anchorage, Alaska that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,745 students applied to University of Alaska Anchorage. Of those students, 3,039 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Alaska Anchorage was $7,155, in addition to fees of $1,425. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend University of Alaska Anchorage.

University of Alaska Anchorage has a 31% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

Very High

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The University of Alaska Anchorage acceptance rate is 81%. To put this into perspective, 3,039 of the 3,745 students who applied to University of Alaska Anchorage in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Alaska Anchorage is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Alaska Anchorage had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for University of Alaska Anchorage was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are not required to submit their GPA to University of Alaska Anchorage as part of their application.

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At University of Alaska Anchorage, the tuition for in-state residents is $7,155. Combined with fees of $1,425, room and board costs of $11,878, other expenses of $5,292 and the $1,440 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $27,190.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $24,762 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Alaska Anchorage to $43,372 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Alaska Anchorage are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Alaska Anchorage was $4,372 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 33%.

University of Alaska Anchorage Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio14:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to University of Alaska Anchorage.

University of Alaska Anchorage has a good gender split, with 59% of undergraduates being female and 41% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are Alaska residents; in fact, 94% of all students reside in Alaska. However, 5% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Alaska Anchorage is 14:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Alaska Anchorage to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 55% students enroll at University of Alaska Anchorage part-time; the other 6,645 students enrolled full-time.

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