University of Alaska Southeast

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world rank  4379

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University Overview

Established in 1956, University of Alaska Southeast is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Juneau (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Alaska. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Ketchikan, Sitka. Officially accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 64 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UAS also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym UAS
Founded 1956
Motto Learn, Engage, Change
Colours Navy blue and white

University Location

Address 11066 Auke Lake Way
Juneau
99801-8697 Alaska
United States
Tel +1 (907) 796 6100
Fax +1 (907) 796 6365
Other locations Ketchikan, Sitka

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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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)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
Minority Serving Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian-serving Institution
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 11066 Auke Lake Way
Juneau 99801-8681
(907) 796-6100
877 465 4827

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, small, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, higher part-time institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Alaska Southeast's Library
University of Alaska Southeast's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 152,804 physical volumes, 8,012 physical media, 13,134 digital/electronic medium and 124 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Alaska Southeast's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Alaska Southeast provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 377 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation

1983


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of Alaska System
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)

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