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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    B+
  4. Campus
    B
  5. Athletics
    NG
  6. Party Scene
    NG
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    NG
  10. Campus Food
    NG
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    A-
Alaska Pacific is an above-average private, Christian university located in Anchorage, Alaska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 216 undergraduate students. The Alaska Pacific acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Counseling Psychology, Business, and Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies. Graduating 56% of students, Alaska Pacific alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,200.
4101 University Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Athletic Division
Athletic Conference

Alaska Pacific Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
830-1115
ACT Range
17-26
Application Fee
$25
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action

Cost

Net Price
$18,932/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$15,652/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
7:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.11 responses
70%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.10 responses
70%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.10 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
9
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
1
Online Bachelor's Programs
6
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    55%
  • Online
    26%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
216Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
85
Undergrads Over 25
30%
Pell Grant
50%
Varsity Athletes
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 4 responses
Report
  • Outdoor enthusiast
    100%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
68%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life.11 responses
Poll
91%
of students say no one pays attention to varsity sports.11 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 5 responses
Report
  • Hands on and small school
    40%
  • Hands on learning
    40%
  • Small school
    20%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$40,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
56%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.5 responses
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Stay away--go to a real university! In my first year, fundamental classes were often cancelled by the professor. Course offerings are very limited. In pursuit of a proper education, I took the courses I needed at UAA, and found them to be more rigorous. The (too) well funded FAST lab generates some good scientists, but many of the students in this lab present thesis work that one would more likely find at the end of a 300 level science course term project. Staff and administration (especially IT) is quirky, but generally effective. Campus is nice.
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I am so happy I chose to attend APU. I was a student at UAA before and didn't like it at all. The classes were too large and the teachers didn't make me feel cared about. UAA was expensive and had way too many fees for things that didn't even affect me like sports fees and arts fees. APU also offers more online classes than UAA and has a different class schedule that allows students to complete their classes faster (Modules, Blocks, and Sessions). I will continue my education through APU for my Bachelor’s degree and hope to earn my Associates in the spring of 2021.
I have had a great experience with being a student at Alaska Pacific University. The classes are small, intimate, which gives you the opportunity to get to know your instructor as well as your classmates. With the smaller class sizes, it gives me more comfort in knowing everyone in the class along with feeling comfortable to ask questions.