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  1. Academics
    B-
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    B
Alaska Anchorage is a public university located in Anchorage, Alaska. It is a mid-size institution with an enrollment of 7,079 undergraduate students. The Alaska Anchorage acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Accounting. Graduating 24% of students, Alaska Anchorage alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $35,000.
About University of Alaska Anchorage...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Address
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
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University of Alaska Anchorage Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
ACT Range
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Early Decision/Early Action

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Cost

Net Price
$11,860/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $9,996/ year
  • $30-48k
    $11,696/ year
  • $49-75k
    $13,938/ year
  • $76-110k
    $16,753/ year
  • $110k+
    $16,873/ year
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Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
12:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
62%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.105 responses
58%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.108 responses
48%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.108 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,079Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
30%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 77 responses
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  • Outdoorsy and friendly
    39%
  • Depends on who your with or what kind of friends.
    32%
  • Focused on their life and friends
    12%
  • Distant outside of academics
    6%
  • Education driven
    6%
  • Antisocial
    3%
  • Annoying
    1%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Poll
50%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.118 responses
Poll
49%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.154 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 86 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    47%
  • Great place to be
    24%
  • Alright
    13%
  • Depends
    6%
  • Non-traditional students
    6%
  • Not my first choice
    2%
  • Disorganized
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,300/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
24%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
86%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.87 responses
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Welcome to Alaska! I think school has a strong Alaska vibe to it. The classroom are mostly small. Most teacher are awesome and easy to work it. Some of the few things and that not every class is offer every semester. Administration needs be improvement and advocate for there students. Overall, this school needs a lot of improvements.
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My experiences have been great at UAA. I remember when I was younger in middle school, we would have tours going to UAA. I loved most of the resources we have here. Most of the majors are all available. The chemistry department was suspended but now they're back! It only took a year for me that they changed that news. I think people here are very nice and welcoming. When you're seeking for help it's definitely there for you. Though, there are definitely things we need to fix.
The University of Alaska Anchorage has been a good place for me to pursue my degree in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. It offers over a hundred undergraduate programs and dozens of graduate programs. Most of the professors are very helpful and try to assist their students to succeed in their classes. I am involved in one student club, the Logistics Association, which has less than ten members, but we are able to schedule several, fun activities throughout the school year. There is an exercise gym, basketball gym/volleyball court, ice skating rink, and swimming pool. Intramural sports are available for students who aren't on a college 'pro' team.
Things that could be improved:
The pay-to-park stations have given me and other students trouble. Also, they don't give you the option to pay for precise blocks of time.
The outdoor trail system is limited.
Overall, UAA is a decent school with many academic and extracurricular opportunities for students.