University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduate School

University of Alaska Fairbanks (referred to as UAF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairbanks, AK.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UAF is $13,268 for Alaska residents and $25,873 for out-of-state students. The school has 971 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,607 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks (referred to as UAF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairbanks, AK.
The school is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (9/1/1934 - Current).
UAF Directory Information
School NameUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF)
Address1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone907-474-7034
Webhttps://www.uaf.edu
Online Applicationhttps://uaf.edu/admissions/apply/#now
Financial Infohttps://www.uaf.edu/finaid
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of UAF is $13,268 for Alaska residents and $25,873 for out-of-state students. The school has 971 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,607 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 206 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 66 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,873
$13,268 for Alaska Residents
Student Population971
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs206 graduate programs
(66 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at UAF is $13,268 for Alaska residents and $25,873 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $539 for Alaska residents and $1,105 for out-of-state students.
UAF offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alaska Residents$13,268
Out-of-State$25,873
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alaska Residents$539
Out-of-State$1,105
UAF offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)66 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks is $13,268 for Alaska residents and $25,873 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 2.48% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2018-2019$9,878$1,666$20,766$2,090
2019-2020$10,414$1,842$21,904$2,289
2020-2021$10,568$1,586$22,227$2,060
2021-2022$11,265$1,693$23,095$2,153
2022-2023$11,535$1,733$23,647$2,226
The graduate school tuition & fees of UAF is average compared to public graduate schools in Alaska. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the Alaska graduate tuition is $24,119 (public) / $12,110 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Alaska Fairbanks$13,268$25,873
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
Alaska Graduate Schools$12,112$21,117
Public$12,113$24,119
Private$12,110
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $14,900 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at UAF.
On-campus living costs are increased by 0.83% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,300. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$8,974$2,650$12,050$4,250
2019-2020$10,440$2,650$12,050$4,250
2020-2021$10,540$2,650$12,050$4,250
2021-2022$10,540$2,650$12,050$4,250
2022-2023$10,650$2,650$12,050$4,250
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $539 for Alaska residents and $1,105 for other students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
2018-2019$489$1,028
2019-2020$513$1,079
2020-2021$513$1,079
2021-2022$539$1,105
2022-2023$539$1,105

Graduate Programs at UAF

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 82 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 263 students have completed their study at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Offered Degrees at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree4110182
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20232
Post Bachelor's Degree211249
Total8224263
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of Alaska Fairbanks by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Secondary Education and Teaching program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 43 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Biology/Biological Sciences program with 8 completers.
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 82 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 263 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 182 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 49 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 14 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation4-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management10-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (2 completers) 1 completers-
Area Studies (other)1-
American Indian/Native American Studies--
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Speech Communication and Rhetoric--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Computer Science2-
Education [+] (2 completers) 39 completers-
Education20-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14-
Engineering [+] 19 completers-
Civil Engineering1-
Water Resources Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering2-
Mechanical Engineering8-
Mining and Mineral Engineering1-
Petroleum Engineering5-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering1-
Engineering (other)--
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics [+] --
Linguistics--
English Language and Literature [+] 7 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Creative Writing5-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences6-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 8 completers-
Mathematics2-
Statistics6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] --
Biological and Physical Sciences--
Marine Sciences--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)--
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 10 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology1-
Chemistry2-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geophysics and Seismology--
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics2-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 15 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration8-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management7-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 6 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy6-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Anthropology2-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 2 completers-
Art/Art Studies2-
Music Performance--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
International Public Health/International Health7-
Business [+] 43 completers-
Business Administration and Management43-
Total182
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation1-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 2 completers-
American Indian/Native American Studies2-
Engineering [+] 5 completers-
Engineering3-
Engineering (other)2-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences8-
Biochemistry1-
Molecular Biology1-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography1-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 5 completers-
Astrophysics--
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology--
Chemistry (other)2-
Geology/Earth Science1-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical--
Physics1-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Anthropology1-
Total32
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies [+] (1 completers) --
Area Studies (other)--
Education [+] (2 completers) 17 completers-
Special Education and Teaching14-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] (1 completers) --
Statistics--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 2 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration--
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management2-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy1-
Business --
Total49

Graduate Student Population at UAF

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 971 students enrolled into University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate schools where it has total 6,607 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 343 full-time and 628 part-time graduate students. By gender, 389 male and 582 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total971389582
Full-time343152191
Part-tme628237391
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 567 White (58.39%), 15 Black/African American (1.54%), 64 Hispanic (6.59%), 23 Asian (2.37%), and 302 students with other races. 91 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total971389582
American Indian/Native American60951
Asian23716
Black/African American1587
Hispanic641945
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander514
White567234333
Two More682246
Un-Known783048
Non-resident Alien915932
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 496 graduate students (51.08% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 193 graduate students (19.88% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total971
Enrolled Online Exclusively496
Enrolled Some Online Courses193
Not in Online Courses282
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks. 143 students are aged 20 to 24 (14.73% of total students), 100 students are aged above 50 (10.30%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total971389582
Age 20-21413
Age 22-241395980
Age 25-29257106151
Age 30-3419990109
Age 35-391335479
Age 40-491395386
Age 50-64852461
Over 6415213

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