University of Alaska Fairbanks - Bachelor's Degree

There are places in this world where you are destined to discover the true you. Here at UAF, as wisdom passes from one generation to the next, revolutionary ideas are thriving and a new academic culture is taking shape. Smarter questions. Better answers.

  • Average Tuition USD 33,453

School Description

It is a flagship campus of the University of Alaska System. UAF is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution, and it also participates in the sun-grant program through Oregon State University. UAF was established in 1917 as the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines. It opened for classes in 1922. One of the notable alumni is Ben Grossmann, winner of an Academy Award in 2012 for best visual effects for the movie Hugo.

Bachelor Programs

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, biology, and the behavior of primates.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Biology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Business

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Communication

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Communication. The program offers courses that focus on public relations, connectivity and culture, multimedia, digital analytics, communication law and ethics, creative writing, and media design.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Computer Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the mathematical and scientific areas in analysing, designing, developing and operating computer hardware and software systems, and related equipment and facilities.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Computer Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of artificial intelligence, cyber security, the blockchain, and big data.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Economics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Education

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the concepts of Education. The program offers courses that focus on the study of research, and administrative and support services related to learning and teaching.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    English

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Film Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Film Studies. The program offers courses that focus on the study of visual arts; the history, development, theory, and critical analysis of film; and the principles of filmmaking and film production.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Gender Studies. The program offers courses that focus on women's studies, men's studies, and LGBTQ studies.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    History

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Information Technology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Journalism

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the fundamentals of Journalism. The program offers courses that focus on news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Languages

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Music

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Physics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Political Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Psychology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general sciences including physics, chemistry, nutrition, biology, and environmental science.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Social Work

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Social Work. The program offers courses that enable students to work with individuals, groups, and communities. The program requires students to participate in social work agencies, children's homes, and other institutions.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Sociology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Sociology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of family; religion; media; global development; and methods of research.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Statistics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

  • 505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Teaching

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 302
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 564
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 207
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 501
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 541

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 75
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1380
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1917

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          • Testimony
            2001-2003, Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Psychology

            Great environment to study any subject.YYThe school open my eyes to who I can become if I choose to believe.

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            1975-1982, AAS, Structural Firefighting

            Great People & a Great PlaceYYExcellent schools and one of the few Universities in country that offer Fire Science and the opportunity to actively participate. University Fire 50 years strong!

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            1964-1967, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Music & Elementary Education

            UAF Prepared Me WellYYWhether teaching school, directing church music and education programs, or writing freelance short stories and articles, nonfiction books, and novels--the University of Alaska Fairbanks provided a good foundation on which to build.