University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500

About University of Alaska Fairbanks

University of Alaska Fairbanks is classified as a doctoral-granting university with high research activity. This 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 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in a variety of fields. The majority of these doctorates are awarded within scientific fields, such as engineering, mathematics, science, and technology. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate7,977
Student Age% Under 2550%
 % 25 and Over49%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time47%
 % Part-time53%
Race/Ethnicity% White61.4%
 % Black2.5%
 % Asian2.3%
 % Latino2.0%
 % Native American16.3%
 % Race Unknown7.7%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyPerforming Arts
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
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$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$5,358
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$15,948
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans38%
 % Undergraduates with Grants40%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,300
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,969
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,302
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,565
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,968
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$3,968

Neighborhood Data for the Fairbanks Area

Median Age28.2
Median Household Income$55,409
Total Population31,467
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total52.3% 47.7%
 Age 0-948.0%52.0%
 Age 10-1755.7%44.3%
 Age 18-2457.4%42.6%
 Age 25-2960.0%40.0%
 Age 30-3949.2%50.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White68.9%
 % Black9.3%
 % Asian3.7%
 % Latino7.2%
 % Native American9.2%
 % Pacific Islander1.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.2%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$6,969
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$8,302
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$993
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50014.5%12.5%1.7%
 $500 to $74974.9%23.7%0.0%
 $750 to $99910.5%37.0%19.0%
 Over $10000.0%26.8%73.4%
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