Overview

Next statements evaluate University of Alaska Fairbanks by comparing key academic facts to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.
  • It has average tuition & fees of $21,384.
  • The acceptance rate (65%) is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in).
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,235 SAT, 22 ACT) is average.
  • It has relatively large number of students of 6,813.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (198 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2022 undergraduate tuition & fees of UAF are $21,384 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks $21,384

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 UAF are $25,248 (out-of-state rate) and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks $25,248

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 UAF is 65% and it is slightly lower than average (relatively difficult to get in) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 65%

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 UAF is 75% and the yield is higher (eager to enroll) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 75%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Public, 4-Years Colleges 32%

4-Years Colleges 35%

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 56%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at UAF is 1,235 and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 1,235

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Public, 4-Years Colleges 1,112

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 1,155

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at UAF is 22 and it is lower compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 22

All U.S. Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges 67

4-Years Colleges 68

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 62

Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at UAF is 39% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 39%

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 UAF is 6% and it is much lower (most first-time students continue to attend) compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 6%

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 UAF is 78% and it is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 78%

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 UAF is 6,813 and its population relatively large compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 6,813

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 UAF is $6,996 which is 32.72% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks $6,996

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 UAF is 11 to 1 and the ratio is average compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 11 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

UAF offers 198 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 198

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

UAF offers 47 online programs and it means online classes for many programs compared to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 47

All U.S. Colleges 13

Public, 4-Years Colleges 17

4-Years Colleges 15

Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska 36