University of Alaska

University of Alaska Admissions and General School Information

At the University of Alaska in Fairbanks, students can earn degrees in one of 167 degree programs in 122 disciplines. Students can earn an associate's degree, a bachelor's degree, a master's degree, or a doctoral degree.

About the University of Alaska

The University of Alaska serves nearly 10,000 students earning the more than 167 degrees offered. The University of Alaska has a main campus in Fairbanks Alaska, with satellite campuses in Anchorage and Juneau.

Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines was established in 1922, and later became the University of Alaska. When Alaska became a state in 1959, students of the University of Alaska could earn a Ph.D. UAF is the only campus in Alaska that awards doctoral degrees.

Admissions and Enrollment Information

Students interested in enrolling at the University of Alaska should follow these basic steps. First, review the requirements for admission. Once you are sure you qualify, apply for admission. Next, take the SAT or ACT Plus Writing. Students applying for an associate's program need to have earned high school diplomas or GEDs. Students applying for baccalaureate programs must have high school diplomas and GPAs of at least 2.5. Finally, prospective students should mail all forms, test scores and transcripts.

University of Alaska Colleges

College of Engineering and Mines

The College of Engineering and Mines has been part of Alaskan education since 1922. UAF is Alaska's top teaching and research university. The University of Alaska's College of Engineering and Mines offers six undergraduate degrees as well as 14 graduate programs.

College of Liberal Arts

University of Alaska College of Liberal Arts students may choose from more than thirty degrees for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Students take courses in art, communication, creative writing, film studies, foreign language, journalism, music and theater. They also take courses in humanities and social sciences, including anthropology, history, literature, philosophy, political science, sociology and many more.

College of Natural Science and Mathematics

The College of Natural Science & Mathematics at the University of Alaska offers programs in biology, chemistry, atmospheric sciences, computer science, mathematics, physics, geology and statistics. Undergraduate and graduate students both have the opportunity to pursue degrees and certificates with numerous program options.

College of Rural and Community Development

Students of University of Alaska's College of Rural and Community Development can earn an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or one of many certificate options. The college focuses on the unique needs of Alaskans and provides outreach with an emphasis on underserved communities and Alaska Natives.

School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

UAF's School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences offers learning and research opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students. The school consists of four academic departments, including geography, forest sciences, high latitude agriculture, and resources management. The programs are designed to promote success in managing Alaska's unique natural resources.

School of Education

Undergraduate and graduate students of University of Alaska's School of Education are preparing to be the best possible K-12 educators for the children of Alaska. Students focus on the geographic, cultural and linguistically diverse population that is unique to Alaska. The University of Alaska School of Education is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

Created in 1987 the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska offers both graduate and undergraduate programs. Undergraduates can earn degrees in fisheries, while graduate students are offered programs in fisheries, marine biology, and oceanography.

School of Management

The School of Management offers programs for both undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduates are offered the opportunity to earn a BBA degree majoring in accounting, business administration and economics. A B.A. degree in economics is also offered. Graduate students can earn an MBA with emphasis in general management or capital markets. An M.S. degree in resource and applied economics is available as well.

Contact Information

  • Address: 505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775 *Phone Number: 907-474-7211