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University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 4 Year
  • Fairbanks, AK

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade C
  9. Dorms
    grade C
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C minus
  12. Safety
    grade C+

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Alaska Fairbanks is a public university located in College, Alaska. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,596 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Alaska Fairbanks acceptance rate is 76%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Business, and Biology. Graduating 35% of students, Alaska Fairbanks alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,700.

About

1731 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northwest Athletic Conference

University of Alaska Fairbanks Rankings

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UAF Admissions

Acceptance Rate
76%
Application Deadline
June 15
SAT Range
1030-1280
ACT Range
17-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$9,643 / 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
$8,409 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
88%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
75%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 64 responses
59%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 64 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
40
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
17
Online Associates Programs
10
Online Bachelor's Programs
13
How Students Learn
  • All
    38%
  • None
    35%
  • Some
    27%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,596 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
3,610
Undergrads Over 25
25%
Pell Grant
31%
Varsity Athletes
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Friendly
    38%
  • Individual
    31%
  • Normal
    13%
  • Different
    12%
  • Motivated
    4%
  • Passionate
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
51%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 75 responses
Poll
54%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 97 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 52 responses
  • Friendly
    35%
  • Diverse
    25%
  • Cold
    17%
  • Arctic
    6%
  • Helpful
    6%
  • Inconsistent
    4%
  • Unique
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$38,700 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
35%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
85%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 46 responses

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