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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
Summer SessionOffered
General Catalog/Bulletin


Undergraduate Majors
  • Accounting
  • American Indian/Native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
  • American Indian/Native American Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Child Development
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other
  • General Studies
  • Geography
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Mining and Petroleum Technologies/Technicians, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Philosophy
  • Physics, General
  • Physics, Other
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Russian Studies
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
Most Popular DisciplinesEngineering, Business/marketing, Biological/life sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/
Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, computer science
Special ProgramsAccelerated program, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Student-designed major, Teacher certification, Cooperative education program, Internships, Semester at sea
Study AbroadOffered
Online DegreesSome online degree programs


General Education/
Core Curriculum
ComputerNot required
Foreign LanguageNot required
Math/ScienceRequired for all students


Full-Time Faculty357
Part-Time Faculty562
Full-Time Faculty with
Ph.D./Terminal Degree
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 27% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab
Class Size
2-9 students: 17% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 76% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 6% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs


International BaccalaureateAccepted
Advanced Placement (AP) ExaminationsAccepted for placement and credit
Sophomore StandingAvailable through AP examinations


Library Available on CampusYes
Computer OwnershipStudents not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus125
Internet/E-mail AccessNot reported


Remedial InstructionOffered
Services for Learning
Disabled Students
Services for Physically
Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access


Master's Degrees Offered
Master of Fine Arts, Master of Civil Engineering, Master of Electrical Engineering, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Security and Disaster Management, Master of Business Administration, Master of Natural Resource Management and Geography, Master of Education, Master of Arts
Master's Programs of Study
  • Anthropology
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication--General
  • Computational Sciences
  • Computer Art and Design
  • Computer Science
  • Construction Management
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counselor Education
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Cultural Studies
  • Economics
  • Education--General
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Elementary Education
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering Management
  • English
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Finance and Banking
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • History
  • Homeland Security
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Limnology
  • Linguistics
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Music
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Northern Studies
  • Oceanography
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Photography
  • Physics
  • Rural Planning and Studies
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Special Education
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water Resources
  • Writing
Doctoral Degrees Offered
Doctor of Philosophy
Doctoral Programs of Study
  • Anthropology
  • Astrophysics
  • Atmospheric Sciences
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computational Sciences
  • Construction Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Limnology
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Resources
  • Neuroscience
  • Oceanography
  • Physics
  • Psychology--General
  • Social Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water Resources
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High 4.00 4.55 730 730 32
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