University of Alaska Anchorage

Acceptance Rate 83 %
Tuition & Fees $25,228
Student Population 14,644
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $5,546
Graduation Rate 29 %

Academic Overview

University of Alaska Anchorage Campus, Anchorage, AK
University of Alaska Anchorage is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Anchorage, Alaska. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $8,622 for Alaska residents and $25,228 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 14,644 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 83% and the graduation rate is 29% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Alaska Anchorage varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $51,200. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of University of Alaska Anchorage are $8,622 for Alaska residents and $25,228 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,148 for in-state students and $24,034 for out-of-state students.
University of Alaska Anchorage 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UAA. The acceptance rate of UAA is 83% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 45%. The average graduation rate is 29% and the transfer-out rate is 17%. The average received amount of financial aid is $5,546 and 44% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 14,644 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for University of Alaska Anchorage is 83 %.
Graduation Rate for University of Alaska Anchorage is 29 %
Transfer-out Rate for University of Alaska Anchorage is 17 %
Retention Rate for University of Alaska Anchorage is 67 %
Student Population for University of Alaska Anchorage is 14,644
Student to Faculty Rate for University of Alaska Anchorage is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $5,546 at University of Alaska Anchorage.

Offered Degrees

UAA offers 158 major programs through online and on-site education where 29 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Less than one year certificate177
One but less than two years certificate132
Associate's Degree396
Bachelor's Degree532
Post Bachelor's Degree123
Master's Degree228
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship21

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Alaska Anchorage offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:977)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,666)

Veterans Benefits

University of Alaska Anchorage has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges