University of Alaska Anchorage: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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University of Alaska Anchorage is a large four-year, public school with 16,765 students enrolled. This school was originated in 1954 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
131
Good
At University of Alaska Anchorage you can receive your several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or doctoral degree.

University of Alaska Anchorage implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 131 majors. The most popular concentrations are General Studies, Nursing, Education, Management, and Engineering. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
71%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at University of Alaska Anchorage is fair at 71% (close to Alaska average). Considering this statistic, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
15 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Alaska Anchorage is low: 34%. Around 14% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Alaska Anchorage is pretty decent -- 15:1. Find out more information about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,500
High
Average tuition pricing is fairly high - about $18,800 per year. The additional fees at University of Alaska Anchorage not covered by tuition are around $1,700, which totals $20,500 per year.

Read the details about University of Alaska Anchorage additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
71%
As reported in recent government data, 3,775 applications were submitted and 2,665 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get admitted at this school.

University of Alaska Anchorage might accept dual credits and advanced placement credits (college-level courses taught in high school) for admission.

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
The undergraduate application fee at University of Alaska Anchorage is $50.00. The graduate application fee is $75.00.

To receive the most accurate and up-to-date information about admission at University of Alaska Anchorage and a program that best suits your goals and budget, call this school's general information office at (907) 786-1800 or check University of Alaska Anchorage Website.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,500
Medium
University of Alaska Anchorage offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Alaska Anchorage, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D+
Unsafe
University of Alaska Anchorage provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates around 1,000 students, which provides a good on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable: approximately $6,500 annually.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at University of Alaska Anchorage. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Alaska Anchorage appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Alaska Anchorage Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Alaska Anchorage, 3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508, USA
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