University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508

About University of Alaska Anchorage

University of Alaska Anchorage is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and fewer than 25% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 40% of undergraduates are enrolled part-time. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate16,242
Student Age% Under 2554%
 % 25 and Over45%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time45%
 % Part-time55%
Race/Ethnicity% White65.2%
 % Black3.3%
 % Asian6.1%
 % Latino3.0%
 % Native American7.3%
 % Race Unknown7.9%
 % International student2%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingCity
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionYes
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptNot applicable
 High School RankingNot applicable
 College Prep CoursesNot applicable
 Letter of RecommendationNot applicable
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNot applicable
 Admissions ExaminationNot applicable
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Not applicable
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT0%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,186
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,776
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid69%
 % Undergraduates with Loans34%
 % Undergraduates with Grants40%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,182
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,080
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,630
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,163
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,565
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,565

Neighborhood Data for the Anchorage Area

Median Age33
Median Household Income$75,485
Total Population287,390
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total50.7% 49.3%
 Age 0-951.5%48.5%
 Age 10-1751.2%48.8%
 Age 18-2453.3%46.7%
 Age 25-2950.7%49.3%
 Age 30-3949.8%50.2%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.3%
 % Black5.5%
 % Asian7.7%
 % Latino7.5%
 % Native American6.5%
 % Pacific Islander1.9%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.1%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$9,080
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,630
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$965
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50022.3%10.0%3.0%
 $500 to $74949.8%23.9%0.0%
 $750 to $99921.8%51.4%32.9%
 Over $10006.1%14.8%56.9%
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