University of Alaska-Anchorage


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University of Alaska-Anchorage

In-state Tuition

$3,465 / year

Out-of-state Tuition

$9,561 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

July 1

Application fee


Educational Resources


The new Consortium Library boasts the latest technology, student-friendly space, and the world’s furthest north Foucault pendulum. Besides meeting the academic and research needs of the students, staff, and faculty of UAA, Alaska Pacific University, and the general public, the Library shares space with the Alaska Resources Library and Information Services (ARLIS), the Alaska Moving Images Preservation Association (AMIPA), and general-use computer lab. In addition to housing over 1,000,000 volumes on site, the Consortium Library offers access to more than twenty thousand electronic journals, magazines, and newspapers. The Library?s digital resources can be accessed from the wireless network on campus, from home or from the dorms. Reference librarians are available nearly all of the hours the library is open and will reply to questions via email. The Consortium Library has state and federal government documents, collections of photographs and unpublished papers on Alaska and the Arctic, and an extensive specialized collection of health and medicine resources and publications. Books from other local libraries can be requested online for pick-up at the Consortium Library. The Library participates in a joint regional catalog with the Anchorage Municipal Libraries, the Anchorage Museum, and the UAA libraries at Mat-Su, Kodiak, Soldotna, Homer, and Valdez. Students can also request materials from libraries around the world through interlibrary loan at no charge.

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 935,756 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 3,580 current serial subscriptions.
  • 666,127 microforms.
  • 23,056 Audio/Visual items.
  • 7,156 e-books.



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 680 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 12 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 5 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 5 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 30 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

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, in all college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 6,000 students can be on the network at once.



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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



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 5% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 16% of housing units are Singles.
  • 35% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 20% of housing units are Triples.
  • 29% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 16 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 63% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 75% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: The Great Alaska Shootout (basketball)
  • Student activities: choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 70 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Golden Key Honors Society, Alpha Kappa Delta (sociology honors), Kappa Delta Pi (education honors), Phi Alpha Theta (history honors), Pi Sigma Alpha (political science honors), Psi Chi (psychology honors), Sigma Tau Delta (english honors)
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist College Ministries, Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) International Student Association, African American Student Association, American Indian Science and Engineering Society, Amnesty International, Association of Latin-American and Spanish Students, Club de la Francophone (French club), Khleb da sol (Russian club), Nihonbunka (Japanese club)
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Club, AIDS Awareness Club, American Society of Civil Engineers, Anchorage Society of Human Resources, Anthropology Club, APORIA, Art Students Association, Association of IT Professionals, Atom Alpha (Chemistry club), Aviation Maintenance Club, Baha’i Club, Biological Sciences Students Association, Camera Club, Campus Advance Club, Cardinal Newman’s Society, Coffee House Club, Economics Club, Environmental Education Club, Family, The, Free Thinkers, Geomatics Student Association, Human Services Club, Inklings, Jazz Club, Justice Club, Kendo Club, Marketing Club, Medical Laboratory Technology Club, Mud Club (pottery club), Musical Educators National Conference, Outdoor Club, Oxfarm, Policical Science Student Association, Print Club, Psychology Club, Psychology Graduate Students Association, Public Relations Student Society of America, Recycling Club, Residence Hall Association, Sociology Club, Student Nursing Club, USUAA Concert Board, USUAA Election Board, USUAA Media Board
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Northern Light (weekly)


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Anchorage, Alaska (7)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 96% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 3 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 3 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


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

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors

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