2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For the academic year 2020-2021, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $9,169 for Alaska residents and $25,838 for out-of-state students.
The undergraduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees for UAF is $9,600 for Alaska residents and $26,286 for out-of-state students.
The 2021 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 4.70% for Alaska residents and increased by 1.73% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 0.76% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs stayed same from the previous year. Its in-state undergraduate tuition and fees are a little bit lower than the average amount ($10,868) and its out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,207 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2020-2021 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$8,757 $25,398$13,090
2020-2021$9,169$25,838$13,190
Change % 2020-20214.70%1.73%0.76%
2021-2022$9,600$26,286$13,291
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $12,154 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $24,287 for the academic year 2020-2021.
The graduate 2021-2022 estimated tuition & fees at UAF is $12,053 for Alaska residents and $24,381 for out-of-state students.
The graduate tuition has been decreased by -0.83% for Alaska residents and increased by 0.39% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. Its in-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount ($11,136) and its out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are a little bit higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,993 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2020-2021 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2019-2020$12,256 $24,193$13,090
2020-2021$12,154$24,287$13,190
Change % 2020-2021-0.83%0.39%0.76%
2021-2022$12,053$24,381$13,291
***Updated with 2021 tuition data from NCES (National Center for Education Statistics) . The estimated 2021-2022 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
The below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and/or full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at UAF.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2020-2021)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2019-2020$246$812
2020-2021$258$824
2021-2022$271$836
Graduate2019-2020$513$1,079
2020-2021$513$1,079
2021-2022$513$1,079
The next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation from the school. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $36,500 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $45,100 for University of Alaska Fairbanks graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$36,500$44,200$29,800
7 Years After Graduation$36,800--
8 Years After Graduation$40,400--
9 Years After Graduation$41,600--
10 Years After Graduation$45,100$57,800$35,700

Tuition & Fees for 4 Years

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How Much is the tuition for 4 years at UAF?

For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated tuition for 4 years is $39,933 for Alaska residents and $109,640 for out-of-state students.
The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4-year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. The next table shows the estimated 4-years tuition & fees for the next 5 admission years. The estimation is based on 4-years changes in tuition & fees at the school.
4 Years of Tuition & Fees
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$9,484$9,809$10,146$10,494$39,933
Out-of-State$26,452$27,081$27,724$28,383$109,640
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$9,809$10,146$10,494$10,855$41,304
Out-of-State$27,081$27,724$28,383$29,057$112,245
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$10,146$10,494$10,855$11,227$42,722
Out-of-State$27,724$28,383$29,057$29,748$114,912
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$10,494$10,855$11,227$11,613$44,189
Out-of-State$28,383$29,057$29,748$30,455$117,643
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$10,855$11,227$11,613$12,011$45,706
Out-of-State$29,057$29,748$30,455$31,179$120,439
The table shows the 4-years estimation of total costs of attendance (COA). It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses.
For the students who were admitted in Fall 2021, the estimated 4-years COA is $105,376 for Alaska residents and $175,083 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation for the next 5 admission years at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
4 Years of Costs of Attendance
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$25,126$25,920$26,741$27,590$105,376
Out-of-State$42,095$43,191$44,319$45,478$175,083
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$25,920$26,741$27,590$28,468$108,718
Out-of-State$43,191$44,319$45,478$46,671$179,659
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$26,741$27,590$28,468$29,376$112,174
Out-of-State$44,319$45,478$46,671$47,897$184,364
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$27,590$28,468$29,376$30,315$115,749
Out-of-State$45,478$46,671$47,897$49,158$189,203
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$28,468$29,376$30,315$31,287$119,446
Out-of-State$46,671$47,897$49,158$50,454$194,179
Last year, 45% of enrolled undergraduate students have received grants or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from the federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes federal/private student loans.
After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 years of attending the school is $79,260 for Alaska residents and $148,967 for out-of-state students.
The next table shows the 4-year COA estimation with financial aid for the next 5 admission years at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
4 Years Costs of attendance after Financial Aid
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$18,597$19,391$20,212$21,061$79,260
Out-of-State$35,566$36,662$37,790$38,949$148,967
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$19,391$20,212$21,061$21,939$82,602
Out-of-State$36,662$37,790$38,949$40,142$153,543
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$20,212$21,061$21,939$22,847$86,058
Out-of-State$37,790$38,949$40,142$41,368$158,248
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$21,061$21,939$22,847$23,786$89,633
Out-of-State$38,949$40,142$41,368$42,629$163,087
Class of 2029 (Admission Fall 2025)In-State$21,939$22,847$23,786$24,758$93,330
Out-of-State$40,142$41,368$42,629$43,925$168,063

2021 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2021 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years' costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for the last five years. Use the left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
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University of Alaska Fairbanks 2021 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$9,169$2,000$13,190$25,838$2,000 $13,190
Graduate$12,154 $2,000$13,190$24,287 $2,000$13,190

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