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University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Rating

Public

Type

12,297

Students

$18,936

Tuition

76%

Acceptance

#334

Ranking

Small Suburb

Campus Setting

Fairbanks, AK

1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775

University of Alaska Fairbanks is a mid-sized public university located in Fairbanks, AK ranked 2ndin Alaska. It has a total of 11,045 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 75.99% acceptance rate. University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 196 different majors and is best known for its fishing and fisheries sciences and management, geological engineering, and community organization and advocacy programs (nationally ranked 6th, 10th, and 19th respectively). With a tuition cost of $5,352 for in-state students and $18,936 for those from out-of-state, University of Alaska Fairbanks is reasonably priced. 24.33% of students graduate moving on to the next phase of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $38,700 per year, which is 7% under the national median.

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Cost

$21,216/Year
Above Average

University of Alaska Fairbanks

$21,216

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$36,306/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$29,416/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

76%Acceptance
Less Selective

University of Alaska Fairbanks

76%

National

69%
Sat

1030 - 1280

40% of students submit

Admissions Yield

65%

ACT

17 - 25

38% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$50

Students

11,045Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

398

Part-Time

47
Male

38%

In-state

83%

Female

62%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

48%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
9% Business Administration and Management, General8% Biology/Biological Sciences, General6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other77% Others

9% Business Administration and Management, General

8% Biology/Biological Sciences, General

6% Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

77% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

9%

77 Graduates

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

8%

69 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other

6%

53 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

41 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

4%

34 Graduates

Education, General

4%

33 Graduates

Social Work

4%

33 Graduates

Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management

4%

33 Graduates

Academics

A-
Professors
StudentsProfessors10:110:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

10

Number of Library Books

536,591

Academic Spend per Student

$18,537

Full-time Retention Rate

75%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$30,700/Year

University of Alaska Fairbanks

$30,700

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$30,700

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$38,700

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

24%