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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1917, University of Alaska Fairbanks is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Fairbanks (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alaska. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Bristol Bay, Chukchi, Bethel, Nome. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This higher education institution does not have a selective admission policy. The admission rate range is 90-100% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UAF also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Acronym UAF
Founded 1917
Motto Naturally Inspiring
Colours Blue and gold
Mascot Nanook
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Location


Address 505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks
99775-7500 Alaska
United States
Population range 10,000-49,999
Telephone +1 (907) 474 7211
Telefax +1 (907) 474 6492
Other locations Bristol Bay, Chukchi, Bethel, Nome
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Alaska Fairbanks for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students 5,000-7,500 US$ (3,700-5,500 Euro) 10,000-12,500 US$ (7,400-9,200 Euro)
International students 17,500-20,000 US$ (12,900-14,700 Euro) over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Alaska Fairbanks's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection None
Admission Rate Admission Rate 90-100%
Admission Office PO Box 757480
Fairbanks 99775-7480
Phone +1 (907) 474 7500
800 478 1823

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Alaska Fairbanks's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 3,500-3,999
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Alaska Fairbanks's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Alaska Fairbanks for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1934


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC)
  • Alaska Police Standards Council
  • Ameri



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Alaska Fairbanks as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)


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