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The University of Alaska at Fairbanks, founded in 1917, is a public institution. It offers more than 70 fields of study and many technical and vocational programs. The 2,250-acre main campus is located four miles from downtown Fairbanks, in central Alaska.

Website: www.uaf.edu/uaf/

Public
Co-ed
6,284
Undergraduate
Students
(60.3%) 3,789 Women
(39.7%) 2,495 Men
976
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate
76% of 1,383 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
June 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.40
SAT Math
565 average
500-630 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
585 average
520-650 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
17-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $25,398
Out-of-state: $42,378
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,308
Out-of-state: $27,288
Room and Board
$10,440
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$9,321
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$26,406
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
456
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 20% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 4% of classes
Over 100 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Fairbanks Population
32,312
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
 
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Nanooks
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
13.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.9% Asian
3.6% Black/African-American
8.7% Hispanic/Latino
10.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.8% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
50.6% White
10.3% Unknown
International Students
0.9%
First-Year Students Returning
72.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
25.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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