University of Alaska Fairbanks - Master'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.

Master Programs

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

    Anthropology

    USD 4,436 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 4,436 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 Administration

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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

    Chemistry

    USD 4,436 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 4,436 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

    Computer Science

    USD 4,436 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

    Counseling

    USD 4,436 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

    Creative Writing

    USD 4,436 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

    Cultural Studies

    USD 4,436 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 4,436 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

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 4,436 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 4,436 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

    Environmental Studies

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Environmental Studies. The program offers courses that focus on renewable and non-renewable resources, ecosystems, pollution, and biodiversity.

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

    Fine Arts

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program offers a wide range of courses that focus on the study of art history; art theory and criticism; performing arts; 2D art; 3D art; digital art; photography, and architectural modelmaking.

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

    Justice Administration

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Law. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of criminal law, contract law, constitutional and administrative law; mooting; and drafting legal documents.

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

    Mathematics

    USD 4,436 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 4,436 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

    Mining Engineering

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mining 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 mineral extraction, processing and refining systems, including open pit and shaft mines, prospecting and site analysis equipment and instruments, environmental and safety systems, mine equipment and facilities, mineral processing and refining methods and systems, and logistics and communications systems.

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

    Petroleum Engineering

    USD 4,436 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Petroleum Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles in the design, development and operational evaluation of systems for locating, extracting, processing and refining crude petroleum and natural gas.

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

    Physics

    USD 4,436 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

    Statistics

    USD 4,436 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.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 302
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 451
  • 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.