University of Alaska-Fairbanks

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University of Alaska-Fairbanks



In-state Tuition

$4,521 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$12,888 / year

Room and Board

$5,580

Application deadline

August 1

Application fee

$40




Educational Resources

Libraries

Keith B. Mather Library at the Geophysical Institute, BioSciences Library

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,059,001 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,000 current serial subscriptions.

Museums & Art

Geophysical Institute, Poker Flat Research Range (rocket launch facility), International Arctic Research Center, Seward Marine Center, Fishery Industrial Technology Center at Kodiak, Arctic Regional Super Computer, University of Alaska Museum of the North

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 718 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, psychological, birth control

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 29% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

    Room Accessories

    • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

    Extracurricular

    • 30% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
    • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
    • Popular events on campus: Annual Festival Of Native Arts; Starvation Gulch (Fall) - Student activities and bonfire; Annual Ice Arch construction by UAF Engineering students; Annual Yukon Quest Dog Sled Race; Annual International Ice Carving Competition; All Campus Day (Spring)- Student Activities; Geophysical Institute - Science for Alaska Public Lecture Series
    • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station
    • In total, there are about 53 organizations on campus.
    • Honor societies: Beta Beta Beta, Biological Sciences Honors Society; Golden Key National Honor Society - UAF Chapter; Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Honors; Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
    • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Campus Ministry; Campus Bible Ministries; Campus Crusade for Christ; Circle of Divine Remembrance; Creation Club for Christ; Latter Day Saint Student Association; Muslim Students Association; UAF Bahai Student Club; UAF Zen Club
    • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alaska Federation of Chinese Students & Scholars; Alaska Native Social Workers Association; American Indian Science & Engineering Society; Inu-Yupiaq Dancers; Japan-Alaska Club; Native American Business Leaders; Northern Star Chinese Association; Namaste India
    • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Alaska Gay and Lesbian Association; Alaska Gravity Works; Alaska Student for Criminal Justice; Alaska Camerata; Alaska Chamber Chorale; Brass Chamber Music Choir of the North; Fairbanks Symphony and Arctic Chamber Orchestra; Flute Ensembles; Jazz Program; Percussion Ensemble; Steel Drum Ensemble; The University Chorus; Wind Ensemble; World Beat Ensemble; American Fisheries Society Student Chapter; American Society of Civil Engineers; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Amnesty International Student Chapter; Associated General Contractors Student Chapter; Associated Students of Business; Associated Students of UAF (ASUAF); Association for Computing Machinery Student Chapter; Association of Engineering Geologists; Broomball Club (BBC); Comprehensive Child Care Task Force; DeathNet; Gamma Theta Upsilon; GeoScience Club; Great Alaska Accounting People (GAAP); Honors Student Council; Ice Box, Student Literacy Journal; IEEE; Music Educators National Conference; Organization of Student Social Workers (OSSW); Permafrost; Phi Alpha Theta, History Club; Psi Chi; ROTC Cadet Club; Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society; Society for Responsible Pet Owners; Society of Women Engineers; Student Ceramics Arts Guild; Student Drama Association; Students for Creative Anachronism; The Pit; UAF Cheer Team; UAF Collegiate-FFA; UAF Film Club; UAF Gamer's Association, (Computer); UAF Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society; UAF Student Law Club; UAF VICE Club (Computer Entertainment); University ContraDancers; Aikido Club; Alaska Alpine Club; Campus Coalition for Civil Liberties; Campus Greens; Cinema Klub; Gray Beards Old Dudes Basketball; Latin Classical League; Sustainable Campus Task Force; UAF Badminton Association; UAF Fencing Club; UAF Kumdo Club; UAF Masters Swim Team; UAF Mind's Eye Theater; UAF Shotokan Karate Club; UAF Taekwon Do Club; UAF Trails Club; University Democrats; University Women's Association; Women's Art Group; Greek Council; Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity-Alaska Alpha; Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority-Zeta Mu
    • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Sun Star (weekly)

    Travel

    • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Fairbanks (5), Anchorage (365)
    • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Fairbanks (10)
    • Public transportation serves the campus.
    • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

    Employment

    • School employment is available.
    • 15% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 10,880
    • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

    Greek Life

    • There are 1 fraternities
    • 0 fraternity houses
    • There are 1 sororities
    • 0 sorority houses

    ROTC

    • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
    • Navy ROTC: Not offered
    • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
    • Additional Policies

      class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited

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