Overview

Next statements evaluate University of Alaska Anchorage by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.
  • It has relatively expensive tuition & fees of $25,228.
  • The acceptance rate (77%) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 11,953.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (229 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of UAA are $25,228 (out-of-state rate) and it is relatively expensive compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage $25,228

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 2022 graduate tuition & fees of UAA are $24,496 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage $24,496

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

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of UAA is 77% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 77%

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%

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UAA is 30% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 30%

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 4% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 4%

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 68% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 68%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 74%

4-Years Colleges 73%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 71%

Student Population

The total student population at UAA is 11,953 and its population very large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 11,953

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 $6,504 which is 25.78% 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 $6,504

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 13 to 1 and the ratio is higher (more students per class/faculty) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Anchorage 13 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

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