Student Population at UAF
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 Massachusetts-Dartmouth and University of Missouri-Kansas City, its population is very small (average population is 21,914).
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers online degree/certificate programs and 4,305 students enrolled in online programs.
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
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
|American Indian or Alaska Native||785||205||580|
|Black or African American||194||75||119|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||45||12||33|
|Two or More Races||577||213||364|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||62||12||50|
|Black or African American||16||5||11|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||3||3||0|
|Two or More Races||67||23||44|
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
|65 and over||58||21||37|
|65 and over||13||3||10|
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
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||4,305||3,675||630|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||1,801||1,597||204|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||707||578||129|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||4,305||3,675||630|
|Other State in U.S.||529||433||96|
|Outside of U.S.||8||4||4|