PO Box 757500 Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500 907-474-7500
http://www.uaf.edu admissions@uaf.edu
About University of Alaska-Fairbanks
  • Year of Foundation 1917
  • Size of Campus 2,250 acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 7,136
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57% 43% 13%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $5,115 in-state, $16,755 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $6,960
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 5,273
The University of Alaska Board of Regents approved UAF's latest mission statement at its June 8, 2012 meeting. The following statement is now contained in UA Board of Regents Policy 01.01.030: The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a Land, Sea, and Space Grant university and an international center for research, education, and the arts, emphasizing the circumpolar North and its diverse peoples. UAF integrates teaching, research, and public service as it educates students for active citizenship and prepares them for lifelong learning and careers.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of students in fraternities 1
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Beta Beta Beta, Biological Sciences Honors Society; Golden Key National Honor Society - UAF Chapter; Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honors; Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 1
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministry; Campus Bible Ministries; Campus Crusade for Christ; Circle of Divine Remembrance; Creation Club for Christ; Latter Day Saint Student Association; Muslim Students Association; UAF Bahai Student Club;
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Alaska Federation of Chinese Students & Scholars; Alaska Native Social Workers Association; American Indian Science & Engineering Society; Inu-Yupiaq Dancers; Japan-Alaska Club; Native American Business Leaders; Northern St
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 1
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Annual Festival Of Native Arts; Starvation Gulch (Fall) - Student activities and bonfire; Annual Ice Arch construction by UAF Engineering students; Annual Yukon Quest Dog Sled Race; Annual International Ice Carving Competition; All Campus Day (Spring)- Stu
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest airport Fairbanks (5), Anchorage (365)
  • Distance to nearest train Fairbanks (10)
  • Distance to nearest bus N/A
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
Student Housing
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Number of students using college housing 29%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, apartments for married students, apartment for single students, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system N/A
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
Campus Services
  • Museums Geophysical Institute, Poker Flat Research Range (rocket launch facility), International Arctic Research Center, Seward Marine Center, Fishery Industrial Technology Center at Kodiak, Arctic Regional Super Computer, University of Alaska Museum of the North
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,059,001
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds N/A
  • 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)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 3,000
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help math, writing, study skills
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • 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
  • Number Of Microforms N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 10,880
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Yukon Kuskoknim Health Corp., Fairbanks Native Assoc., State of Alaska
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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