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University of Alaska at Anchorage

School Profile

  • University of Alaska AnchoragePublic Four-year University in Anchorage, AK
  • Acceptance Rate: 72%
  • Regionally Accredited: Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 16,454
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,669
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 10,854
Graduate Students: 907

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Apprenticeship technology
  • Associate of Architectural Engineering Technology
  • Associate of Computer electronics
  • Associate of Computer information and office systems
  • Associate of Construction/Earthmoving Equipment
  • Associate of Culinary Arts/Chef Training
  • Associate of Dental Hygiene
  • Associate of Fire Services Administration
  • Associate of Information Processing/Data Entry
  • Associate of Medical Assistance
  • Associate of Nursing (RN)
  • Associate of Occupational Safety
  • Bachelor of Anthropology
  • Bachelor of Art - General
  • Bachelor of Biological/Physical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Civil Engineering
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Fine/Studio Arts
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Health Services - General
  • Bachelor of Health/Physical Fitness
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Hospitality Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Hospitality/Recreation Marketing
  • Bachelor of Japanese
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Logistics/Materials Management
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Natural Sciences
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Bachelor of Restaurant/Food Services Management
  • Bachelor of Russian
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Transportation & Materials Moving - General
  • Certificate of Construction engineering
  • Certificate of Electrical/Electronics Drafting
  • Certificate of Ethics
  • Certificate of Geographic information systems
  • Certificate of Mechanical Drafting
  • Certificate of Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Certificate of NonDestruct testing technology
  • Certificate of Nursing - Practical
  • Certificate of Office Clerical Services
  • Certificate of Paralegal/Legal Assistance

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $4,806
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $14,706

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 450
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 133
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 45


Member: NCAA
Team name: Seawolves


  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #98 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #193 Nursing
  • Ranked #95 Social Work

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Admissions Address

P0 Box 141629
3915 Old Seward Highway
Anchorage, AK 99514-1629
(907) 786-1480
Fax: (907) 786-4888
Contact: Cecile Mitchell
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity N/A
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 77%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 77%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 4,242
Female applicants 2,379
Male applicants 1,863
Applicants accepted 3,259
Female applicants accepted 1,862
Male applicants accepted 1,397
Freshman enrollment 1,954
Female freshman enrollment 1,093
Male freshman enrollment 861
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 100%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA N/A
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 36%
SAT Critical Reading average score N/A
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 430-590
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown N/A
SAT Math average score N/A
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 440-570
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 15%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 17-24
ACT Composite score breakdown N/A
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-23
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 17-24
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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