University of Alaska Anchorage

country rank  1541
world rank  5776

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University Overview

Established in 1954, University of Alaska Anchorage is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Anchorage (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Alaska. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) 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 in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UAA
Founded 1954
Colours Green and gold

University Location

Address 3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage (population range: 250,000-499,999)
99508-8046 Alaska
United States
T +1 (907) 786 1800
F +1 (907) 786 4888

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
2,500-5,000 US$
(1,800-3,700 Euro)
International
students
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Not reported
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 3901 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage 99503
+1 (907) 786 1480

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Alaska Anchorage's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1974


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)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Alaska System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019