University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska

Overview

Address1731 South Chandalar Drive
School Websitewww.uaf.edu
School TypePublic, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPublic
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

University of Alaska Fairbanks is a small public, 4-year college based in Fairbanks, 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, 1,683 students applied to University of Alaska Fairbanks. Of those students, 1,281 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in University of Alaska Fairbanks was $5,088, in addition to fees of $1,569. 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 Fairbanks.

University of Alaska Fairbanks has a 40% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks acceptance rate is 76%. To put this into perspective, 1,281 of the 1,683 students who applied to University of Alaska Fairbanks in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in University of Alaska Fairbanks is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into University of Alaska Fairbanks had an SAT score between the range of 1,050 and 1,270. 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 Fairbanks was between 18 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks, the tuition for in-state residents is $5,088. Combined with fees of $1,569, room and board costs of $8,974, other expenses of $2,650 and the $2,000 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $20,281.

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 $20,218 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in University of Alaska Fairbanks to $33,842 for out-of-state students.

Students at University of Alaska Fairbanks are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at University of Alaska Fairbanks was $4,328 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 31%.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio11:1

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

University of Alaska Fairbanks 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, 89% of all students reside in Alaska. However, 8% of students come from out-of-state and 2% of students are international.

The student to faculty ratio at University of Alaska Fairbanks is 11:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from University of Alaska Fairbanks to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 56% students enroll at University of Alaska Fairbanks part-time; the other 3,237 students enrolled full-time.

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