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Located in Fairbanks, Alaska, University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public institution. UAF is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

14 Undergraduate Degrees
$32,564 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
77% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Alaska Fairbanks?

Location of University of Alaska Fairbanks

Contact details for UAF are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone: 907-474-7034

How Do I Get Into UAF?

You can apply to UAF online at:

Admission Requirements for UAF

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

How Hard Is It To Get Into UAF?

77% Acceptance Rate
55% Of Accepted Are Women
38% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 77%, UAF may not be as selective as some schools, but you should not take admittance for granted. Be sure to submit the best application you can.

Approximately 45% of accepted students are men and 55% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 78%, and the acceptance rate for women is 76%.

Average Test Scores

About 38% of students accepted to UAF submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 640. Math scores were between 520 and 630.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks  ( 510 to 640 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks  ( 520 to 630 )
UAF received ACT scores from 75% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 15 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 25. Composite scores were between 17 and 25.

ACT English Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks  ( 15 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks  ( 17 to 25 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks  ( 17 to 25 )

Can I Afford University of Alaska Fairbanks?

$32,564 Net Price
31% Take Out Loans
10.7% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UAF is $32,564. 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 UAF, approximately 31% of students took out student loans averaging $6,851 a year. That adds up to $27,404 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UAF is 10.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,596 Full-Time Undergraduates
52% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 6,206 undergraduate students at UAF, with 2,596 being full-time and 3,610 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UAF

There are also 973 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,596 full-time undergraduates at UAF, 48% are male and 52% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UAF

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UAF Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 45
Black or African American 73
Hispanic or Latino 212
White 1,355
International Students 76
Other Races/Ethnicities 835

Geographic Diversity

Alaska students aren't the only ones who study at University of Alaska Fairbanks. At this time, 26 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 47 countries are represented at UAF. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Canada, and China.

Online Learning at University of Alaska Fairbanks

2,662 Took All Classes Online
4,440 Took At Least One Class Online
5.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 13 bachelor’s degree and 9 master’s degree programs available online at UAF. In 2017-2018, 4,440 students took at least one online class at the school.

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


Online Growth Rankings of UAF

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Alaska Fairbanks was 5.5%. This is the #1,129 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UAF regardless of major.

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAF ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UAF.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide #6
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants #11

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate TOTAL
Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant/Aide 14 14
TOTAL 14 14


*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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