University of Alaska Southeast

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School Overview

Established in 1972, the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is one of three colleges that make up the University of Alaska System. While UAS has campuses in Sitka and Ketchikan, its main campus is located in Juneau.

UAS has four subject matter academic colleges including Arts and Sciences, Management, Career Education and Education. The university offers a Bachelor’s of Arts (B.A.) in Art, Biology, Elementary Education, English and Scocial Science, a Bachelor of Liberal Arts (B.L.A.) with emphasis in Art, General Studies, Human Communication and Language Arts & Communications, a Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.) with emphasis in Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Health Care Administration, Human Resources Management and Marketing, and a Bachelor Science (B.S.) in Biology, Environmental Science/Geography, Marine Biology and Mathematics.

The school also offers master’s degrees in Business Administration (M.B.A.) and Education with education concentrations in Elementary (M.A.T.), Secondary (M.A.T.), Early Childhood (M.A.T.), Early Childhood (M.Ed.), Educational Leadership (M.Ed.), Educational Technology (M.Ed.), Mathematics Education (K-8) (M.Ed.), Reading (M.Ed.) and Special Education (M.Ed.).

General Information

Admission Office

11120 Glacier Highway

Juneau, AK 99801-8681

(907) 796-6100

(877) 465-4827

Fax: (907) 796-6365

Contact: Joe Nelson

Admissions Director
Main Address

11120 Glacier Highway

Juneau, AK 99801-8697

(907) 796-6457

Total undergrads: 2,640

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 212

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,145

Graduate enrollment: 314


Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $40

Online application fee: $40

Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 90%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 44%

College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing
Art – General B,C

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketinge
Accounting B,C
Administrative/Secretarial Services A
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management A
Management Information Systems A,C
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Office Clerical Services A
Small Business Administration C

Communications & Journalism
Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences
Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Programming – General C
Computer Programming – Specific Applications C
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,C
Networking/LAN/WAN Management C
System Administration C
Web/Multimedia Design C

Construction Trades
Construction Trades – General A

Early Childhood Education A,C
Elementary Education B

English Language & Literature
English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences
Child Care Management A,C

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Health System Administration A
Management/Clinical Assistant A,C

Law & Legal Studies
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A
Prelaw A

Liberal Arts & Sciences
General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics – General B

Mechanic & Repair Technologies
Automotive Technology A,C
Diesel Mechanics A,C

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies A,C

Parks, Recreation & Fitness
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General C

Security & Protective Services
Law Enforcement Administration C

Social Sciences
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – 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.

University of Alaska Southeast Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (877) 465-4827
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online:
Address: 11066 Auke Lake Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8697
Setting: Town: Remote
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,150
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 22%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 727 (34% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $6,696
Out-of-state Tuition: $20,832
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,250

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Alaska Southeast Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Alaska Southeast.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 411
Construction Trades 21
Education 629
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 2
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 62
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 12
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians 21
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 11
Natural Resources and Conservation 214
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Precision Production 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Transportation and Materials Moving 21
Visual and Performing Arts 1
Grand total 3091710

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Alaska Southeast 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 Fees 2019-2020
In-state $6,696
Out-of-state $20,832
Books and supplies $1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $12,608
Out-of-state $25,367

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 123 75%
Grant or scholarship aid 108 66% $6,250
Student loan aid 37 23% $5,694

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 794 40% $4,731
Federal student loans 363 18% $6,223

Admissions & Enrollment

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

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 492 171 321
Percent admitted 100% 64% 59%
Percent admitted who enrolled 35% 40% 32%

Admissions Considerations

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

University of Alaska Southeast Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,150
Undergraduate enrollment 1,886
Graduate enrollment 264

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

University of Alaska Southeast Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
    • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

*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. 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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