University of Alaska Fairbanks

Institution Details

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
School Setting Suburb: Small: Territory outside a principal city and inside an urbanized area with population less than 100,000.
Geographic RegionFar West AK CA HI NV OR WA
ChancellorBrian Rogers
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 9,223
Number of Men 3,879
Number of Women 5,344
Percentage Women58%
Percentage Men42 %
Full-time Students 4376
Part-time Students 4847
Number of Applicants Not Reported
Number of Admitted Not Reported
Full-time Retention Rate (2012) 74%
Student-to-faculty Ratio 12 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 $1,400
On Campus Room and Board $7,200
In-state Fees $948
Out of State Tuition $948
Application Fee $50
Estimated Total$15,496

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 aid9834
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid 46%
Average amount of federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid dollars received by undergraduate students$1,968
Percent of full-time, first-time undergraduates receiving federal grant aid 32%
Average amount of federal grant aid received by full-time, first-time undergraduates $4,071
Percent of undergraduate students receiving Pell grants 22%
Average amount Pell grant aid received by undergraduate students $3,510
Percent of undergraduate students receiving federal student loans 26%
Average amount of federal student loan aid received by undergraduate students $7,141
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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
yesDoctor’s Degree – research/scholarship

Degrees Awarded

Degrees Awarded by CIPCODE

Business Administration and Management, General120
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies56
Biology/Biological Sciences, General51
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other47
Psychology, General42
Education, General39
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other35
Criminal Justice/Police Science33
Petroleum Engineering33
Elementary Education and Teaching30
Medical/Clinical Assistant30
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management26
Civil Engineering, General26
Mechanical Engineering25
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services24

Degrees Awarded by Level

Bachelor's Degree527
Master's Degree233
Associate's Degree226
Award of at least 1 but Less Than 2 Yr Certificate176
Award of Less Than 1 academic year59
Doctor's Degree - research/scholarship (new degree classification)48
Postbaccalaureate certificate22

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) 474-5379
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.