UAA Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

University of Alaska Anchorage is ranked 3rd in Alaska Colleges and 13rd in Federal Region X.
Next statements evaluate University of Alaska Anchorage by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.
  • It has expensive tuition & fees of $28,084.
  • The acceptance rate (83%) is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in).
  • It has very large number of students of 14,644.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (229 programs).
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Alaska Colleges
#3 in Alaska Colleges
Federal Region X
#13 in Federal Region X

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of UAA are $28,084 (out-of-state rate) and it is expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage $28,084

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Public, 4-Years Colleges $18,895

4-Years Colleges $22,926

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska $20,686

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of UAA are $25,711 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage $25,711

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Public, 4-Years Colleges $20,343

4-Years Colleges $18,848

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska $25,090

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of UAA is 83% and it is slightly higher than the average (relatively easy to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 83%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 72%

4-Years Colleges 68%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 73%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of UAA is 45% and the yield is lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 45%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 56%

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UAA is 29% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 29%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 48%

4-Years Colleges 51%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 30%

Transfer-out Rate

The average transfer-out rate at UAA is 17% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 17%

All U.S. Colleges 21%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 23%

4-Years Colleges 24%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 19%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at UAA is 67% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 67%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 71%

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Student Population

The total student population at UAA is 14,644 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 14,644

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Public, 4-Years Colleges 11,396

4-Years Colleges 4,686

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 6,162

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at UAA is $5,546 which is 19.75% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage $5,546

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Public, 4-Years Colleges $7,301

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska $6,838

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at UAA is 14 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (many students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 14 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17 to 1

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 11 to 1

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Number of Programs

UAA offers 229 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 229

All U.S. Colleges 37

Public, 4-Years Colleges 108

4-Years Colleges 58

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 135

Number of Online Programs

UAA offers 31 online programs and it means relatively few online programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 31

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 36