Data as of Fall 2023

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Institutional Profile

Founded: 1917
Location: Fairbanks, 性十八.cc
(city population approx. 33,500; borough approx. 97,500)
Chancellor: Daniel M. White
Faculty (regular and adjunct): 551
Staff (full- and part-time): 2,625
Student employees: 767
Student-faculty ratio: 11 to 1
Alumni: 35,000+
Mascot: Nanooks
School colors: Blue and gold

Fall 2023 First-Year Student Profile

  • First-year students direct from high school: 68%
  • First-year students living on Fairbanks campus: 43%
  • High school GPA of 3.5 or greater: 55%
  • Average high school GPA: 3.4
  • Average ACT composite: 21
  • From 性十八.cc: 605
  • From outside 性十八.cc: 130
  • International students: 8
    (From Canada, England, Micronesia, Germany, Hungary and Norway)
  • UA Scholars: 128
  • Female: 58%
  • Male: 42%
  • 性十八.cc Native/American Indian: 23%
  • Asian: 7%
    Black: 5%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Caucasian: 57%
  • Other/unspecified: 6%
    Hispanic ethnicity: 8% included in the reported races

Fall 2023 Students

Enrollment: 7,451
Enrolled from 49 states and 58 countries
Undergraduate: 86%
Graduate: 14%
International: 3%
Female: 62%
Male: 36%
Unknown: 2%
Median age: 23

Race

  • 性十八.cc Native/American Indian: 20%
  • Asian: 6%
  • Black: 4%
  • Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 1%
  • Caucasian: 56%
  • Other/unspecified: 12%
    Hispanic ethnicity: 9% included in the reported races

Athletics

Men's ice hockey
NCAA Division I independent member
Men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross-country running, women's volleyball
NCAA Division II Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Men's and women's cross-country skiing
NCAA Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association
Women's swimming
NCAA Division II Pacific Collegiate Swim and Dive Conference
Men's and women's rifle
NCAA Patriot Rifle Conference; 11-time NCAA champions

Degrees Granted, May 2023

Licensures and occupational endorsements: 146
Certificates: 136
Associate: 192
Bachelor's: 444
Master's: 178
Doctoral: 31
Honorary: 2

Number of graduates: 1,023

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Costs and Financial Aid

Visit the Financial Aid website for information on costs.

Information about financial aid, Pell Grant and loan distribution is also available online.

Research

UAF is the principal research center for the statewide university system. Our research engages undergraduate and graduate students so they gain skills and knowledge to become tomorrow鈥檚 leaders. UAF researchers find solutions to Arctic challenges in these major units:

Research expenditures (direct), FY23: $174 million

Undergraduate Research

UAF offers undergraduate students many ways to get hands-on experience 鈥 44% of students who received a bachelor's degree completed a research, thesis or honors project in 2022-2023.

 

Locations

UAF is a land, sea, and space grant university, with locations throughout 性十八.cc.

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Campus Enrollment, Fall 2023*

Bristol Bay Campus, Dillingham: 239
Chukchi Campus, Kotzebue: 135
Troth Yeddha鈥 Campus, Fairbanks: 5,414
Interior 性十八.cc Campus: 263
Kuskokwim Campus, Bethel: 306
, Nome: 85
, Fairbanks: 2,290
: 4,255
*Students who attended more than one campus are counted in each campus' totals but only once in the overall total.