UAF Admissions

The application fee is $50 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at University of Alaska Fairbanks. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$50
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationwww.uaf.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationwww.uaf.edu/admissions/apply/index.xml
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree Offered1 Year Certificate, 2 Year Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Doctorate (Research)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 76.00% and yield is 58.01%. 726 men and 957 women applied to UAF and 537 men and 746 women students were accepted. Among them, 333 men and 410 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants1,683726957
Admitted1,279537746
Enrolled742333410
Acceptance Ratio 76.00%73.97%77.95%
Yield 58.01%62.01%54.96%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 289 students (39% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 330 students (44%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 640 and 25th percentile is 530. The SAT Math score is 630 (75th) and 520 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 75 (75th percentile) and 75 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing530640
SAT Math520630
ACT Composite1825
ACT Math1825
ACT English1725
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Alaska Fairbanks are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,160, ACT: 68 - Public Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UAF requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of Alaska Fairbanks application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UAF online application page .
UAF Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramNeither required nor recommended
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended


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