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 Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,256 for Alaska residents and $23,746 for out-of-state students. The school has 975 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,404 including undergraduate students.

University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship.
University of Alaska Fairbanks is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (9/1/1934 - Current).
University of Alaska FairbanksDirectory Information
School NameUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks (referred to as UAF)
Address1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775
Phone907-474-7034
Webhttps://www.uaf.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.uaf.edu/admissions/apply/index.xml
Financial Infohttps://www.uaf.edu/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,256 for Alaska residents and $23,746 for out-of-state students. The school has 975 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 7,404 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 73 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research). Among them, 13 programs are available online classes.
UAF Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$23,746
$12,256 for Alaska Residents
Student Population975
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs73 graduate programs
(13 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,256 for Alaska residents and $23,746 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $513 for Alaska residents and $1,079 for out-of-state students. University of Alaska Fairbanks offers the alternative tuition plans.
UAF 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Alaska Residents$12,256
Out-of-State$23,746
Tuition per Credit Hour
Alaska Residents$513
Out-of-State$1,079
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 University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 at UAF
Distance Learning (Online Classes)13 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

University of Alaska Fairbanks 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks is $12,256 for Alaska residents and $23,746 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.85% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$8,037$1,372$16,416$1,714
2016-2017$8,436$1,385$17,233$1,727
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,690 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 increased by 12.61% 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.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,380$2,650$10,500$4,250
2016-2017$8,530$2,650$12,080$4,250
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
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $513 for Alaska residents and $1,079 for other students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.96% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour University of Alaska Fairbanks
Alaska ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$423$864
2016-2017$444$907
2017-2018$466$979
2018-2019$489$1,028
2019-2020$513$1,079

Graduate Programs at UAF

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 71 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 285 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 Degree439191
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship20255
Post Bachelor's Degree8339
Total7114285

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers 71 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 285 students have completed their studies.
  • 191 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 39 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-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management9-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (4 completers) 6 completers-
African Studies0-
Area Studies (other)6-
American Indian/Native American Studies0-
Communication and Journalism [+] 4 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science1-
Education [+] (3 completers) 49 completers-
Education37-
Special Education and Teaching6-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Engineering [+] 23 completers-
Engineering0-
Civil Engineering2-
Water Resources Engineering0-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering4-
Mining and Mineral Engineering2-
Petroleum Engineering6-
Geological/Geophysical Engineering0-
Engineering (other)3-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics1-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature1-
Creative Writing5-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences7-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 7 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics3-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Marine Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Physical Sciences [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology0-
Chemistry2-
Chemistry (other)0-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Geophysics and Seismology1-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Physics1-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] (4 completers) 13 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration4-
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management9-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Community Organization and Advocacy0-
Social Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Economics (other)4-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 1 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Art/Art Studies1-
Business [+] 34 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management34-
Total191
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] (2 completers) 7 completers-
African Studies0-
American Indian/Native American Studies7-
Engineering [+] 3 completers-
Engineering2-
Engineering (other)1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 11 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences5-
Biochemistry4-
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography2-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)8-
Physical Sciences [+] (2 completers) 14 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Astrophysics2-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology3-
Chemistry (other)0-
Geology/Earth Science3-
Geophysics and Seismology5-
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical1-
Physics0-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Psychology3-
Social Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology0-
Total55
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] (3 completers) 38 completers-
Special Education and Teaching4-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Elementary Education and Teaching7-
Secondary Education and Teaching24-
Art Teacher Education2-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 1 completers-
Mathematics0-
Applied Mathematics1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Sustainability Studies0-
Total39

Graduate Student Population at UAF

For academic year 2019-2020, total 975 students enrolled into University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate schools where it has total 7,404 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 454 full-time and 521 part-time students. By gender, 395 male and 580 female students are attending University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMaleFemale
Total975395580
Full-time454207247
Part-tme521188333
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
There are 583 White (59.79%), 9 Black/African American (0.92%), 46 Hispanic (4.72%), 23 Asian (2.36%), and 314 students with other races. 97 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMaleFemale
Total975395580
American Indian/Native American49841
Asian231211
Black/African American954
Hispanic462323
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander321
White583232351
Two More622042
Un-Known1034063
Non-resident Alien975344
University of Alaska Fairbanks offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 590 graduate students (60.51% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 223 graduate students (22.87% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Distance Learning Student Population at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Number of Students
Total975
Enrolled Online Exclusively590
Enrolled Some Online Courses223
Not in Online Courses162
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks. 134 students are aged 20 to 24 (13.74% of total students), 96 students are aged above 50 (9.85%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Graduate Student Population By Age at University of Alaska Fairbanks
TotalMaleFemale
Total975395580
Age 20-21321
Age 22-241316071
Age 25-29315133182
Age 30-3418985104
Age 35-391115160
Age 40-491303595
Age 50-64802258
Over 641679

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