University of Alaska Anchorage

Institution Details

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University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
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
ChancellorTom Case
Name of System, Governing Board or Corporate Structure Institution is part of a system or corporate entity
University of Alaska System of Higher Education
Opeflag Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Institutional control or affiliationPublic institution - An educational institution whose programs and activities are operated by institutionly elected or appointed school officials and which is supported primarily by public funds.
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 Not applicable

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 17,497
Number of Men 7,268
Number of Women 10,229
Percentage Women58%
Percentage Men42 %
Full-time Students 8116
Part-time Students 9381
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 71%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 15 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 $4,950
Books and Supplies $1,575
On Campus Room and Board $9,580
In-state Fees $776
Out of State Tuition $776
Application Fee $50
Estimated Total$17,707

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.
Average net price-students receiving grant or scholarship aid8943
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 48%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$2,127
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 37%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,298
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 24%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,507
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 29%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,056
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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

yesLess Than 1 Yr Certificate
yes1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate
yesAssociate’s Degree
yesBachelor’s Degree
yesPostbaccalaurate Certificate
yesMaster’s Degree
yesPost-Master’s Degree
yesDoctor’s Degree – other

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies251
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse214
Psychology, General71
Educational Leadership and Administration, General65
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician63
Business Administration and Management, General59
Air Traffic Controller55
English Language and Literature, General49
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations48
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other48
System, Networking, and LAN/WAN Management/Manager45
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other44
Elementary Education and Teaching43
Social Work39

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree968
Associate's Degree756
Master's Degree240
Award of Less Than 1 academic year137
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate65
Postbaccalaureate certificate53

Additional Services

yesAcademic/career counseling service
yesEmployment services for students
yesPlacement services for completers
yesOpen admission policy

Sports and Athletics

yesNational Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
yesNCAA or NAIA member for basketball - Great Northwest Athletic Conference
yesNCAA or NAIA member for cross country/track - Great Northwest Athletic Conference

Tel / Fax (907) 786-4888
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.