2022 Acceptance Rate

A total of 1,402 students have applied and 911 students have allowed to admit to University of Alaska Fairbanks (Acceptance rate: 64.98%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 74.97 % where 683 students have finally enrolled out of 911 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Oklahoma State University-Main Campus and University of New Mexico-Main Campus, its acceptance rate is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 74.00%).
The yield of the school is higher (more admitted-students enrolled) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 26.20%).
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)

How to Apply to University of Alaska Fairbanks

Admissionwww.uaf.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationuaf.edu/admissions/apply/#now
Financial Aidwww.uaf.edu/finaid/
Net Price Calculatoruaf.edu/finaid/costs/net-price-calculator.php
Veterans Tuitionwww.uaf.edu/veterans/
Disability Servicewww.uaf.edu/disability/

Admission Statistics Charts

2022 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2020-2021, the average SAT score is 1,235 and the average ACT score is 22 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of University of Alaska Fairbanks is average than the schools (average score is 1,221). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
University of Alaska Fairbanks1,23522
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,19625
All U.S. Colleges1,12368
Public, 4-Years Colleges1,11267
4-Years Colleges1,12468
Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska1,15562

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At University of Alaska Fairbanks, 83 students submitted SAT scores (12% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,235 and it is average than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560680
Mathematics550680
Total1,1101,360
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). (Last update: June 2022)
At University of Alaska Fairbanks, 110 students submitted ACT scores (16% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 22 and it is lower than average for Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Composite1727
English1526
Mathematics1625

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to University of Alaska Fairbanks. The school requires 4 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to University of Alaska Fairbanks
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended