Alaska Pacific University

Institution Details

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Alaska Pacific University

4101 University Dr
School Setting City: Large: Territory inside an urbanized area and inside a principal city with population of 250,000 or more.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
PresidentDon Bantz
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is NOT part of a system or corporate entity
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPrivate not-for-profit (religious affiliation) - United Methodist
Dual credit Yes
Calendar system Semester
A calendar system that consists of two semesters during the academic year with about 16 weeks for each semester of instruction. There may be an additional summer session.
Admission test scores Required

Student Details

The Student Details section provides a numeric overview of the students enrolled at the institution. The data lists the number of total students and breaks down this statistic by gender, full-time vs. part-time students, and student-to-faculty-ratio. With this information, you can determine the school’s size, the availability and popularity of part-time programs compared to full-time programs, and the potential size of classes. This section also discusses the institution’s admissions and retention rate. With this information, you can gain a sense of your own likelihood of obtaining admittance to the institution, as well as how many students typically continue on at the institution after one year.
Total Number of Students 657
Number of Men 240
Number of Women 417
Percentage Women63%
Percentage Men37 %
Full-time Students 429
Part-time Students 228
Number of Applicants 310
Number of Admitted 196
Admissions Rate 63%
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 65%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 7 to 1

Tuition + Costs*

The Cost section provides an overview of how much it will cost to attend the institution for the full academic year. The section discusses the average annual cost of tuition, books and supplies, room and board, and extra expenses and fees. With this information, you can estimate how much it may cost you to attend the institution yourself.
yesTuition payment plan
In-state Tuition $29,700
Books and Supplies $1,000
On Campus Room and Board $9,300
In-state Fees $110
Out of State Tuition $110
Application Fee $25
Estimated Total$40,245

Net Price + Financial Aid*

The Net Price & Federal aid provides an overview of the average amount of financial aid awarded to undergraduate and first-time students enrolled in the institution, as well as the percentage of students that received aid. The types of financial aid that is reported includes scholarship aid, institutional grant aid, federal grant aid, state/local grant aid, Pell grant aid, and federal student loan aid. With this information, you can get a feeling for the types of financial aid that you might receive once you are enrolled in the institution.
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 67%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$6,083
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 19%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $1,625
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 28%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $1,940
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 52%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $4,290
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The Degrees section provides an overview of the top area of studies that are awarded by the institution and the number of degrees that are awarded at each level. The degree types are classified by the US Department of Education’s CIP code system. With this information, you can begin to determine whether the institution offers the particular area of study and degree level that you would like to pursue.

Degrees Offered

yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – professional practice
yesDoctor’s Degree – other

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Teacher Education, Multiple Levels35
Business Administration and Management, General31
Counseling Psychology30
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography15
Environmental Science14
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies10
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies9
Human Services, General8
Health Services Administration6
Accounting and Business/Management3
Outdoor Education2
Finance, General1
Natural Resources Management and Policy1
Investments and Securities1
Geology/Earth Science, General1

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree78
Master's Degree44
Associate's Degree14
Postbaccalaureate certificate2

Additional Services

yesWeekend/evening college
yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students

Sports and Athletics

Tel / Fax (907) 562-2337
Institution’s internet website address
All data has been taken directly from the US Department of Education's IPEDS Data Center and reflects information that was self-reported by the institution for the 2012-2013 IPEDS Survey. Financial aid is only available to those who qualify. Refer to our glossary for additional reference for the information given above.