Overview

Applicants
3,924
Acceptance Rate
76%

GPA Breakdown

11%
Over 3.75
13%
3.50 - 3.74
12%
3.25 - 3.49
15%
3.00 - 3.24
31%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
4%
1.00 - 1.99

Test Scores

SAT Reading
430 - 580
SAT Math
440 - 570

Deadlines


Regular
July 1

Other Admission Factors

Academic

Rigor of Secondary School Record

Faculty and Class Information

Student/Faculty
12:1
Total Faculty
with Terminal Degree


Most frequent class size
10 - 19
Most frequent lab / sub section size
10 - 19

Graduation Rates

Graduate in 4 years
Graduate in 5 years
Graduate in 6 years

Degrees

Associate
Bachelor's
Certificate
Master's
Post-Bachelor's certificate
Post-Master's certificate

Career Services

On-Campus Job Interviews Available
No

Career Services

Alumni Services
Classes
Interest Inventory
Internships
On Campus Interviews

Prominent Alumni


Patricia McAnany, Ph.D
Professor of Archaeology, Boston University

Peter Adams, M.D.
Chief of Staff, Providence Medical Center

Walt Monegan
Anchorage Chief of Police

Tom Anderson
State Representative

Carol Comeau
Superintendent, Anchorage School Dist.

Bruce Bustamante
President, Anchorage Chamber of Commerce

Robert Rambo
Yale Post Doctorate Assoc. Chemistry

Dates

Financial Aid Rating
Application Deadlines
Aug 1
Notification Date
Mar 15

Required Forms

FAFSA
School

Financial Aid Statistics

Average Freshman Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,818

Average Undergraduate Total Need-Based Gift Aid
$2,810

Average Need-Based Loan
$4,286

Average amount of loan debt per graduate
$30,363

Undergraduates who have borrowed through any loan program
47%

Financial aid provided to international students
No

Expenses per Academic Year

Tuition (In-State)
$4,950
Tuition (Out-of-State)
$17,400
Required Fees
$832
Average Cost for Books and Supplies
$1,575

Tuition / Fees Vary by Year of Study
No
Board for Commuters
$1,965
Transportation for Commuters
$1,598

Available Aid

Financial Aid Methodoloy

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based
 

Federal Work Study
Need-Based College/University Scholarship or Grant Aid from Institutional Funds
Need-Based Federal Pell
Need-Based Other
Need-Based Private Scholarships
Need-Based SEOG
Need-Based State Scholarships

Non-Need-Based
Institutional non-need-based scholarship or grant aid is available

Federal Direct Student Loan Programs

Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFEL)
State Loans

Is Institutional Employment Available (other than Federal Work Study)
Yes

Direct Lender
No

Overall


Student Body Profile

Total Undergraduate Enrollment
17,129
Out of State

International
1%
Foreign Countries Represented
35

Demographics

12.07%
American Indian or Alaskan Native
7.17%
Asian
3.84%
African-American
7.17%
Hispanic
60.27%
Caucasian
5.22%
Unknown

58% female
42% male
46% are full time
54% are part time

Overview


Campus Life

Undergrads living on campus
Help finding off-campus housing
No

Quality of life rating
First-Year Students living on campus

Campus Environment
Small Urban
Fire safety rating
68

Housing Options

Apartment Single
Disabled Student
Dorms Coed
International Student
Other
Wellness Housing

Special Needs Admissions


Director
Kaela Parks

College Entrance Tests Required
No

Interview Required
No

Special Need Services Offered

Calculator allowed in exams
Yes

Dictionary allowed in exams
Yes

Computer allowed in exams
Yes

Spellchecker allowed in exams
Yes

Extended test time
Yes

Scribes
Yes

Proctors
Yes

Oral exams
Yes

Notetakers
Yes

Distraction-free environment
Yes

Accommodation for students with ADHD
No

Reading machine
Yes

Other assistive technology
Yes

Student Activities

Registered Student Organizations
70
Number of Honor Societies
5

Number of Social Sororities
2
Number of Religious Organizations
5

Sports

Athletic Division
Division II

Men's Sports (Seawolves)
5 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Ice Hockey
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Women's Sports (Seawolves)
6 Sports

Basketball
Cross Country
Gymnastics
Skiing Downhill Alpine
Skiing Nordic Cross Country
Volleyball

Student Services

Day Care
Health
LGBT Support Groups
Minority Support Groups
Army ROTC Offered on-campus
Air Force ROTC Offered on-campus

Other Information

Campus-wide Internet Network
Yes

Email and Web Access Available
Yes

Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms
44

Average Number of PC's per Lab
640

Network Access in Dorm Rooms
Yes

Network Access in Dorm Lounges
Yes

Fee for Network Use
Yes

Student Web Pages Permitted
Yes

Student Web Pages Provided
No

Partnerships with Technology Companies
Yes

Online Class Registration Available
Yes

Personal computer included in tuition for each student
No

Require Undergraduates to Own Computers
No

Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors
Yes

Description
Alaska vendor preference.

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses
Yes

Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations
No

Campus Visits Contact

Contact
Cecile Mitchell
Director of Admissions

Address
PO Box 141629
Anchorage, AK 99514-1629

Phone
907-786-1480


Experience College Life

Most Popular Places On Campus
Campus Center
Wells Fargo Sports Center
Creakside Eatery
Cuddy Center
Student Health Center
The University of Alaska Anchorage campus has covered walkways across much of the campus as well as bike trails that connect the camus to the town's bike trail system. Student Housing is adjacent to the campus with shuttle buses running every 15 minutes throughout the main campus and University Center area of campus.

Most Popular Places Off Campus
Performing Arts Center
Alyeska Ski Resort
Ben Boeke Ice Arena
5th Avenue Shopping Mall
Hilltop Ski Area
Anchorage has numerous parks, streams, hiking/mountain climbing areas and many miles of bike/ski trails. Shopping includes Wal-Mart to Nortstrom variety with several large indoor malls. Restauraunts include Pizza Hut, MacDonalds, Taco Bell, Outback Steak House, Applebee's, Chili's, TGIF, Schlotzsky's, Sea Galley,

Campus Tours

Campus Tours
Appointment Required: Yes
Dates: Year-round
Times:
Average Length: 1 hour

On Campus Interview

Campus Interviews
Yes

Information Sessions
Available

Times
Freshman Early Admit, New Student Orientation-Aug

Faculty and Coach Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Class Visits

Dates/Times Available
Year-round

Arrangements
Contact Admissions Office

Overnight Dorm Stays

Overnight Dorm Stays
Not Available

Transportation

Types of Transportation Available to Campus
UAA Seawolf Shuttle Service, Anchorage People Mover (city buses), Ted Stephens International Airport, Alaska Cab, Anchorage Yellow Cab, Anchorage Checker Cab

Driving Instructions to Campus
From Ted Stephens International Airport - Stay on International Road, turn left on Old Seward Highway and turn right at the University Center Mall (Admissions at the South end of Mall). From the north side of town: drive into town, right at Gambell St. and right at 36th Avenue, then one block, left at Old Seward Highway to University Center Mall (go to South end of mall).

Local Accommodations
Red Lion, Hampton Inn