2021 Student Population

A total of 6,813 students have enrolled at University of Alaska Fairbanks - 5,850 undergraduate and 963 graduate.
By gender, 2,705 male and 4,108 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 2,783 full-time students and 4,030 part-time students.
The number of students at University of Alaska Fairbanks is relatively large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of Connecticut and University of Missouri-Columbia, its population is very small (average population is 32,425).
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers online degree/certificate programs and 4,305 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 2,705 male and 4,108 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.66 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total5,8502,3993,451
Men2,3161,1191,197
Women3,5341,2802,254
Population by Gender/Attending Status at
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total963384579
Men389175214
Women574209365

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 3,615 White students (53.06%) and 847 American Indian or Alaska Native students (12.43%) at University of Alaska Fairbanks(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native785205580
Asian1365185
Black or African American19475119
Hispanic444193251
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander451233
White3,0231,2701,753
Two or More Races577213364
Race/Ethnicity Unknown572257315
Total 5,8502,3163,534
Population by Race/Ethnicity at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMenWomen
American Indian or Alaska Native621250
Asian251114
Black or African American16511
Hispanic461828
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White592238354
Two or More Races672344
Race/Ethnicity Unknown763046
Total 963389574

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 3,316 students whose age under twenty five and 2,390 students whose age is over thirty years old at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Especially, 472 students are younger than eighteen and 71 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

UndergraduateGraduate
Population by Student Age at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMenWomen
Total5,850 2,3163,534
Under 18472 207265
18-19969 435534
20-21898 404494
22-24809 372437
25-29840 327513
30-34562 191371
35-39396 129267
40-49481 138343
50-64362 91271
65 and over58 2137
unknown3 12
Total 5,850 2,3163,534
Population by Student Age at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMenWomen
Total963 389574
20-2112 84
22-24156 6294
25-29262 112150
30-34175 7798
35-39111 5655
40-49157 48109
50-6475 2154
65 and over13 310
unknown2 20
Total 963 389574

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At University of Alaska Fairbanks, 6,106 students (89.62% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 4,305 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 3,747 students live in Alaska where University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in and 529 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total6,8135,850963
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes4,3053,675630
Enrolled Some in Online Classes1,8011,597204
Not Enrolled in Online Classes707578129
Online Student Population by Student Location
TotalUndergraduateGraduate
Total (Enrolled Excl.)4,3053,675630
Alaska Residents3,7473,219528
Other State in U.S.52943396
Outside of U.S.844
Unknown21192

Online Enrollment Chart