Alaska Pacific University

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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

Total undergrads: 565

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 66

Degree-seeking undergrads: 493

Graduate enrollment: 238


Suburban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

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

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 – 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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