3211 Providence Drive Anchorage, AK 99508 907-786-1480
http://www.uaa.alaska.edu enroll@uaa.alaska.edu
About University of Alaska-Anchorage
  • Year of Foundation 1954
  • Size of Campus 384 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 15,611
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59% 41% 9%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $4,230 in-state, $14,130 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,605
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 11,878
The mission of the University of Alaska Anchorage is to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement, and creative expression. Located in Anchorage and on community campuses in Southcentral Alaska, UAA is committed to serving the higher education needs of the state, its communities, and its diverse peoples. The University of Alaska Anchorage is an open access university with academic programs leading to occupational endorsements; undergraduate and graduate certificates; and associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees in a rich, diverse, and inclusive environment.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, African American Student Association, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Amnesty International, Association of Latin-American and Spanish Students, Club de la Francophone (Fr
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 3
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus The Great Alaska Shootout (basketball)
  • Number of students in fraternities 3
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key Honors Society, Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology honors), Kappa Delta Pi (education honors), Phi Alpha Theta (history honors), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science honors), Psi Chi (psychology honors), Sigma Tau Delta (english honors)
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 3
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist College Ministries, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Anchorage, Alaska (7)
  • Distance to nearest train N/A
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 29%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 5%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 20%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 16
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (32%), apartment for single students (36%), special housing for disabled students (2%), other housing options (30%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 16%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 35%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 63%
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 666,127
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 30
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number of e-books 7,156
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 5
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 935,756
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 5
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, day care, health service
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 23,056
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 6,000
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 12
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Computer Courses No
  • Museums N/A
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,580
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities The new Consortium Library boasts the latest technology, student-friendly space, and the world's furthest north Foucault pendulum. Besides meeting the academic and research needs of the students, staff, and faculty of UAA, Alaska Pacific University, and t
Student Employment and Career
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Anchorage School District, Providence Alaska Medical Center, Alaska Regional Hospital, Community companies, IBM, FBI, KPMG, Peat Marwick, Tesoro, Waddell & Reed
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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