University of Alaska Fairbanks

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The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), first established in 1917 as the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, is located in Fairbanks, Alaska. It is the flagship campus of the University of Alaska System, comprised of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Alaska Anchorage (the largest university), and the University of Alaska Southeast, located in the capital city of Juneau. Through Oregon State University, UAF participates in the sun-grant program. Along with five other universities, UAF helps research and develop bio-based energy alternatives that can be sustained and are friendly to the environment.

General Information

Admission Office

PO Box 757480

Fairbanks, AK 99775-7480

(907) 474-7500

(800) 478-1823

Fax: (907) 474-5379

[email protected]

Contact: Lael Oldmixon

Admissions Director
Main Address

PO Box 757500

Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500

(907) 474-7211

Total undergrads: 7,517

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 934

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,883

Graduate enrollment: 1,062


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter 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: 71%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 73%

College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
Native American Studies B
Russian/Slavic Area Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing
Accounting B
Accounting Technology A,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A,C
Business Administration/Management A,B,C
Business/Managerial Economics B
Office Management A

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Science B

Early Childhood Education A,C
Education – General B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B

Civil Engineering B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Geological Engineering B
Geotechnical Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B
Mining/Mineral Engineering B
Petroleum B

Engineering Technologies
CAD/CADD Drafting/Design C

Industrial Technology A

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature
Foreign Language & Literature – General B
Japanese B
Linguistics B
Native American A,B
Russian B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Dental Assistance A,C
Medical Administrative Assistance C
Medical Assistance A
Medical Laboratory Assistance C
Public Health A

* History – General B

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Aircraft Mechanics A,C
Automotive Technology C
Computer Installation/Repair A,C

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological/Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Fishing/Fisheries B
Forestry – General B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Personal & Culinary Services
Baking/Pastry Arts C
Culinary Arts/Chef Training A,C
Culinary Arts/Related Services A,C

Philosophy & Religion
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Physics B
Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services
Community Organization/Advocacy A,B
Human Services A
Social Work B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice Studies B
Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,C
Fire Science/Firefighting A,C

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

Transportation & Materials Moving
Airline – Commercial Pilot/Flight Crew A

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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