- 4 Year
- FAIRBANKS, AK
- Academicsgrade B+
- Valuegrade B minus
- Diversitygrade A
- Campusgrade C minus
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade B minus
- Professorsgrade A minus
- Locationgrade C
- Dormsgrade C
- Campus Foodgrade B minus
- Student Lifegrade C
- Safetygrade C+
- Branch of
- University of Alaska System
Here at the University of Alaska Fairbanks revolutionary ideas are thriving and a new academic culture is taking shape. Smarter questions. Better answers.
UAF is a hotbed of diversity and fresh thinking. Whether you're returning to school to start a new phase of your life or coming in as a recent high school graduate, you'll quickly make new friends with a similar drive to achieve. And, because our backyard is the vast environmental laboratory of Alaska, UAF attracts exceptional individuals — academic superstars and adventure-seekers alike.
UAF is a world leader in climate change and Arctic research and one of only a handful of universities in the nation designated a Land, Sea and Space Grant Institution. Our programs are hands-on and uniquely tied to the Alaska experience. Our students learn by helping others, and our graduates are making their communities stronger every day.
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Most Popular Majors
- Liberal Arts and Humanities117 Graduates
- Business92 Graduates
- Biology41 Graduates
- Psychology38 Graduates
- Medical Assistant37 Graduates
- Homeland Security and Disaster Management35 Graduates
- Elementary Education31 Graduates
- Medical Insurance Coding29 Graduates
- Criminal Justice and Corrections26 Graduates
- Accounting Technician and Bookkeeping25 Graduates
The Climate Scholar Experience
Study climate change at UAF, working alongside the top climate scientists in the world. The Climate Scholars Program at UAF’s Honors College offers unique opportunities for field-based, hands-on learning and research. As a Climate Scholar at UAF, you’ll engage in an academic experience that connects the arts, humanities and sciences and engage in cutting-edge research on climate and the Arctic.
- Mix of Online and on Campus27%
- On Campus10%