University of Alaska Anchorage

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The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is one of three schools that makes up the University of Alaska System. The university’s main campus is located in Anchorage, Alaska. UAA has six colleges or what it calls “divisions”, each covering a separate subject area. These include the colleges of Health and Social Welfare, Education, Business and Public Policy, Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and the Community and Technical College. Other colleges under the University of Alaska Anchorage school system include Matanuska-Susitna College, Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College, and Prince William Sound Community College.

University of Alaska Anchorage offer Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees as well as Graduate Certificates in several fields. It also offers students the opportunity to complete select PhD programs via cooperating universities through its Graduate Division. However, UAA cannot, on its own, confer the title of PhD to its students.

General Information

Admission Office

P0 Box 141629

3915 Old Seward Highway

Anchorage, AK 99514-1629

(907) 786-1480

Fax: (907) 786-4888

Contact: Cecile Mitchell

Director of Admissions
Main Address

3211 Providence Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508

(907) 786-1800

Total undergrads: 16,454

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,669

Degree-seeking undergrads: 10,854

Graduate enrollment: 907


Urban setting

Large city (250,000 – 499,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 72%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 70%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting A,B
Business – General A,C
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Construction Management A,B
Entrepreneurial Studies A,B,C
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hospitality/Recreation Marketing B
Information Processing/Data Entry A
Logistics/Materials Management B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Office Clerical Services C
Restaurant/Food Services Management B

Communications & Journalism
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Networking/Telecommunications A,C
Computer Science B
Computer electronics A
Computer information and office systems A

Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Elementary Education B

Civil Engineering B
Construction engineering C
Engineering – General B
Geographic information systems C
Geomatics A,B

Engineering Technologies
Architectural Engineering Technology A
Drafting and Design Technology A,C
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B,C
Electrical/Electronics Drafting C
Mechanical Drafting C
Mechanical Engineering Technology C
Occupational Safety A
Surveying Technology A,B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Family/Consumer Sciences – General A,B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
French B
German B
Japanese B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Dental Hygiene A
Health Services – General B
Medical Assistance A
Nursing (RN) A
Nursing – Practical C
Nursing Science A,B

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,B,C
Apprenticeship technology A
Automotive Technology A,C
Heating/A.C./Refrigeration Mechanics A,C
Heavy Equipment Maintenance A,C
Industrial Equipment Maintenance/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences B
Mathematics/Computer Science B
Natural Sciences B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Health/Physical Fitness B

Personal & Culinary Services
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A

Philosophy & Religion
Ethics C
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B

Precision Production Trades
NonDestruct testing technology C
Welding Technology A,C

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Public Administration B

Security & Protective Services
Fire Services Administration A

Social Sciences
Anthropology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Transportation & Materials Moving
Air Traffic Control A,B
Air Transportation A,B
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A,B
Aviation Management A,B
Construction/Earthmoving Equipment A
Transportation & Materials Moving – General B

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

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

*We do 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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