University of Alaska Fairbanks

Acceptance Rate 67 %
SAT Average 1,160
Tuition & Fees $21,312
Student Population 6,813
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $6,996

Academic Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks Campus, Fairbanks, AK
University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Fairbanks, Alaska. It is a Research University (high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $7,176 for Alaska residents and $21,312 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 6,813 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 67% and the graduation rate is 39% last year.
The salary after graduation from University of Alaska Fairbanks varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $45,100. 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 Fairbanks are $7,176 for Alaska residents and $21,312 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $12,154 for in-state students and $23,813 for out-of-state students.
University of Alaska Fairbanks 2021 Tuition & Fees
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at UAF. The acceptance rate of UAF is 67% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 65%. The average graduation rate is 39% and the transfer-out rate is 6%. The average received amount of financial aid is $6,996 and 49% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 6,813 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 67 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 39 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 73 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 6,813
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for University of Alaska Fairbanks is 11 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
11 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $6,996 at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Financial Aid Amount

Offered Degrees

UAF offers 196 major programs through online and on-site education where 54 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 certificate208
One but less than two years certificate279
Associate's Degree2410
Bachelor's Degree5413
Post Bachelor's Degree83
Master's Degree439
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship202

Special Learning Opportunities

University of Alaska Fairbanks 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. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:1,423)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,730)

Veterans Benefits

University of Alaska Fairbanks 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