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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, AK

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.

Web Sitewww.uaf.edu/
Institution TypePublic
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students7,239
   Women4,102 (56.7%)
   Men3,137 (43.3%)
Graduate Students1,121

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyMinimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate73% of 1,557 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineJune 15
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Essay
Extracurricular Activities
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.33
SAT Math535 average
470-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading545 average
480-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing505 average
450-570 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite22 average
19-26 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $19,764
Out-of-state: $34,434
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $7,184
Out-of-state: $21,854
Room and Board
$8,530
Average Percent of Need Met56%
Average Freshman Award$7,882
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,344

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
357
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

CAMPUS LIFE

Fairbanks Population32,312
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 53% of freshmen, 30% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division II
MascotNanooks
Sororities1% of women participate
Fraternities 1% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.13.9% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.3% Asian
2.2% Black/African-American
6.7% Hispanic/Latino
4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
43.9% White
27.0% Unknown
International Students0.8% from 34 countries
First-Year Students Returning75.0%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
15.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.36 3.53 705 710 25
Low 2.50 2.50 680 690 17
High 4.00 4.55 730 730 32
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