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Located in Anchorage, Alaska, Alaska Pacific University is a private not-for-profit institution. The city atmosphere of Anchorage makes it a great place for students who enjoy having lots of educational and entertainment options.

$24,299 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
96% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Alaska Pacific University?


Contact details for Alaska Pacific are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4101 University Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-561-1266

How Do I Get Into Alaska Pacific?

You can apply to Alaska Pacific online at:

Admission Requirements for Alaska Pacific

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Alaska Pacific?

96% Acceptance Rate
77% Of Accepted Are Women
With an acceptance rate of 96%, Alaska Pacific is fairly easy to get into, but you must be sure to submit the required materials.

Approximately 23% of accepted students are men and 77% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 94%, and the acceptance rate for women is 97%.

Can I Afford Alaska Pacific University?

$24,299 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of Alaska Pacific is $24,299. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Alaska Pacific, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $6,186 a year. That adds up to $24,744 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Alaska Pacific is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Alaska Pacific University Undergraduate Student Diversity

294 Full-Time Undergraduates
77% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 376 undergraduate students at Alaska Pacific, with 294 being full-time and 82 being part-time.


There are also 178 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 294 full-time undergraduates at Alaska Pacific, 23% are male and 77% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Alaska Pacific University students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 8
Hispanic or Latino 35
White 94
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 143

Geographic Diversity

Alaska students aren't the only ones who study at Alaska Pacific University. At this time, 11 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 3 countries are represented at Alaska Pacific. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nigeria, China, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Alaska Pacific University

78 Took All Classes Online
240 Took At Least One Class Online
In 2020-2021, 240 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Alaska Pacific has changed over the last few years.


This school is the most popular in Alaska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2020-2021.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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