Alaska Pacific University

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School Overview

Established in 1957 as the Alaska Methodist University, Alaska Pacific University (APU) is a relatively small private college located in Anchorage, Alaska. APU is a liberal arts college that focus on teaching and molding its students through active and experiential learning. Alaska Pacific University belongs to the Eco League, a five-college consortium which incluces Alaska Pacific University, Northland College, Green Mountain College, Prescott College and College of the Atlantic. The Eco League was first developed in response to requests for better collaboaration between Alaska’s higher education institutions. All consortium schools, including Alaska Pacific University, provide students strong Psychology and Environmental Studies programs, and related courses.

General Information

Admission Office

4101 University Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508

(907) 564-8248

(800) 252-7528

Fax: (907) 564-8317



Contact: Jennifer Jensen

Director of Admissions
Main Address

4101 University Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508-3051

(907) 561-1266

www.alaskapacific.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 565

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 66

Degree-seeking undergrads: 493

Graduate enrollment: 238

Setting

Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 35%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

College Majors

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting/Business Management B
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Entrepreneurial Studies C

Education
Elementary Education A,B
Junior High Education A,B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health System Administration B

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Physical Sciences
Geology B

Psychology
Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Human Services B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

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Alaska Pacific University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(907) 561-1266
Website:www.alaskapacific.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://applicant.alaskapacific.edu/undergraduate/login.asp
Address:4101 University Dr, Anchorage, AK 99508
Setting:Rural: Distant
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:541
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):40%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:8 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:415 (77% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$20,310
Out-of-state Tuition:$20,310
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,375

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Alaska Pacific University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Alaska Pacific University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3235
Education111
Health Professions and Related Programs11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology11
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Grand total431311

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Alaska Pacific University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services23
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Grand total35

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Alaska Pacific University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$20,310
Out-of-state$20,310
Books and supplies$1,220

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,110
Out-of-state$12,110

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38100%
Grant or scholarship aid3797%$12,375
Student loan aid2463%$8,006

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid21074%$11,530
Federal student loans13749%$6,937

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Alaska Pacific University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Alaska Pacific University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants474141333
Percent admitted100%63%52%
Percent admitted who enrolled9%11%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Alaska Pacific University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment541
Undergraduate enrollment298
Graduate enrollment243

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Alaska Pacific University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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