Paying for UAF

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
$25,398 ($8,757)
Graduate Tuition & Fees
$24,193 ($12,256)
On-campus Living Costs
$13,090
Off-campus Living Costs
$16,300
Undergraduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$812 ($246)
Graduate Tuition per Credit Hour
$1,079 ($513)

2020 Cost of Attendance

The 2020 tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks are $8,757 for Alaska residents and $25,398 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, the tuition & fees are $12,256 for Alaska residents and $24,193 for out-of-state students.
Compare to Public, 4-Years Colleges in Alaska, the undergraduate tuition & fees are relatively expensive and the graduate tuition & fees are average.
Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Iowa State University and University of Rhode Island, tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks is average where the average tuition & fees of the schools are $27,790.
The average living cost of the school is $13,090 when a student lives in on-campus housing. When a student lives off-campus, the average living cost is $16,300.

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2020 Tuition & fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks are $8,757 for Alaska residents and $25,398 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition & fees have increased by 5.06% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition & fees are $12,256 for Alaska residents and $24,193 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition & fees have increased by 5.85% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition & fees and the tuition trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Trends Table

2020 Tuition & fees
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-StateAlaska ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$6,982$20,534$9,409$18,130
2017$7,346$21,584$9,821$18,960
2018$7,910$23,382$10,858$21,518
2019$8,244$24,175$11,544$22,856
2020$8,757$25,398$12,256$24,193

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2020 Living Costs

The 2020 average on-campus living costs is $13,090 including room & board and other living expenses (a student lives in on-campus housing such as dormitory and school-owned apartment). For students living in off-campus housing, the average living cost is $16,300.
The living cost at the school has increased by 12.61% from last year.
The following table and chart show the living costs changes over the last 5 years.

Living Costs Trends

2020 Living Costs
YearOn-CampusOff-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpensesRoom & BoardOther Expenses
2016$8,380$2,650$10,500$4,250
2017$8,530$2,650$12,080$4,250
2018$8,730$2,650$12,500$4,250
2019$8,974$2,650$12,050$4,250
2020$10,440$2,650$12,050$4,250

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2020 Books & Supplies Costs

The 2020 average cost for purchasing books & supplies is $2,000 at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The books & supplies cost stays same as last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 books & supplies costs and the trends over the last 5 years.

Books & Supplies Costs Trends

University of Alaska Fairbanks 2020 Books & Supplies Costs
YearBooks & Supplies Costs
2016$1,400
2017$1,400
2018$2,000
2019$2,000
2020$2,000

Books & Supplies Costs Trends Chart

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2020 Tuition Per Credit Hour

The 2020 undergraduate tuition per credit hour at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $246 for Alaska residents and $812 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 5.05% from last year.
The 2020 graduate tuition per credit hour is $513 for Alaska residents and $1,079 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition per credit hour has increased by 4.96% from last year.
The following table and chart show the 2020 tuition per credit hour and its trends over the last 5 years.

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Table

2020 Tuition per Credit Hour
YearUndergraduateGraduate
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-StateAlaska ResidentsOut-of-State
2016$202$668$423$864
2017$212$701$444$907
2018$223$736$466$979
2019$234$773$489$1,028
2020$246$812$513$1,079

Tuition Per Credit Hour Trends Chart