University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduate Schools

University of Alaska Fairbanks (referred to as UAF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairbanks, AK. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,958 for Alaska residents and $25,248 for out-of-state students. The school has 963 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,813 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks (referred to as UAF) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairbanks, AK. It is classified as a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
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 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,958 for Alaska residents and $25,248 for out-of-state students. The school has 963 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 6,813 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 198 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 47 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$25,248
$12,958 for Alaska Residents
Student Population963
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs198 graduate programs
(47 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,958 for Alaska residents and $25,248 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $547 for Alaska residents and $1,121 for out-of-state students.
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of Alaska Fairbanks 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, remedial services, 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)47 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,958 for Alaska residents and $25,248 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.96% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$9,320$1,538$19,580$1,938
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
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 $19,204 and the Alaska graduate tuition is $24,842 (public) / $12,110 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of Alaska Fairbanks$12,958$25,248
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
Alaska Graduate Schools$12,384$21,659
Public$12,475$24,842
Private$12,110
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $14,790 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Alaska Fairbanks. On-campus living costs are stayed same 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.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$8,730$2,650$12,500$4,250
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
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $547 for Alaska residents and $1,121 for other students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.89% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
2017-2018$466$979
2018-2019$489$1,028
2019-2020$513$1,079
2020-2021$513$1,079
2021-2022$547$1,121

Graduate Programs at UAF

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 76 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, 282 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 Degree438198
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20249
Post Bachelor's Degree13735
Total7617282
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 24 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Education program with 37 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other) program with 8 completers.
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 76 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 282 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 198 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 35 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 [+] 16 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation5-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management7-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 4 completers-
Area Studies (other)4-
American Indian/Native American Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Computer Science3-
Education [+] (2 completers) 40 completers-
Education29-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services9-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Civil Engineering2-
Water Resources Engineering1-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering1-
Mechanical Engineering3-
Mining and Mineral Engineering1-
Petroleum Engineering6-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering1-
Engineering (other)2-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 5 completers-
Linguistics5-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics0-
Statistics4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 12 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology2-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics3-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 19 completers-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration7-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management12-
Human Services [+] (1 completers) 7 completers-
Community Organization and Advocacy7-
Social Sciences [+] 10 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics (other)4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Art/Art Studies1-
Business [+] 37 completers-
Business Administration and Management37-
Total198
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 9 completers-
Natural Resources/Conservation5-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management4-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (1 completers) 1 completers-
American Indian/Native American Studies1-
Engineering [+] 2 completers-
Engineering1-
Engineering (other)1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Biochemistry3-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 8 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)5-
Physical Sciences [+] (1 completers) 14 completers-
Astrophysics1-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology4-
Chemistry (other)2-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geophysics and Seismology2-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical2-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
Psychology4-
Social Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Anthropology1-
Total49
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (2 completers) 35 completers-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services4-
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching20-
Art Teacher Education0-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Statistics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sustainability Studies0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management0-
Critical Infrastructure Protection0-
Business [+] 0 completers-
Accounting0-
Executive/Career Coaching0-
Management Information Systems and Services (other)0-
Total35

Graduate Student Population at UAF

For academic year 2021-2022, total 963 students enrolled into University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate schools where it has total 6,813 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 384 full-time and 579 part-time graduate students. By gender, 389 male and 574 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
Total963389574
Full-time384175209
Part-tme579214365
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 592 White (61.47%), 16 Black/African American (1.66%), 46 Hispanic (4.78%), 25 Asian (2.60%), and 284 students with other races. 76 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total963389574
American Indian/Native American621250
Asian251114
Black/African American16511
Hispanic461828
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander330
White592238354
Two More672344
Un-Known763046
Non-resident Alien764927
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 630 graduate students (65.42% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 204 graduate students (21.18% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total963
Enrolled Online Exclusively630
Enrolled Some Online Courses204
Not in Online Courses129
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks. 168 students are aged 20 to 24 (17.45% of total students), 88 students are aged above 50 (9.14%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total963389574
Age 20-211284
Age 22-241566294
Age 25-29262112150
Age 30-341757798
Age 35-391115655
Age 40-4915748109
Age 50-64752154
Over 6413310
Age Un-Known220

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