Graduate Program Overview

University of Alaska Anchorage is a four-years, public school located in Anchorage, Alaska. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,148 for Alaska residents and $24,496 for out-of-state students. It offers thirty-four (34) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Alaska Anchorage
TypeFour-years, Public
Address3211 Providence Drive, Anchorage, AK
Graduate School Students630 students
497 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$12,148
Student to Faculty13:1 (7.69%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 34 Graduate Programs
21 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 11 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Anchorage with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Alaska residents, the tuition & fees are $12,148 and $24,496 for non-Alaska residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $513 for Alaska residents and $1,079 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$513$1,079
Books & Supplies$1,320
Room & Board$12,662 (On-Campus) / $9,868 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$8,276 (On-Campus) / $9,763 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$34,406$46,754
Off-Campus Total$33,099$45,447
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Alaska Anchorage offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 34 major areas - 21 Master's (8 online programs), 2 Doctorate (1 online programs), 11 Post-Bachelor'(3 online programs). 203 students have been conferred Master's degree and 73 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Legal Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
English Language and Literature
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer and Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Mechanics and Repairers
Precision Production Trades
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 11,953 students enrolled in University of Alaska Anchorage including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 630 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 200 male and 430 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 150 full-time and 480 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 497 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 80 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students200
Women Students430
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students150
Part-time Students480
By race/ethnicity 408 White, 22 Black, and 20 Asian students are attending at University of Alaska Anchorage. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races49
2 students are younger than 22 and 164 students are older than 65. The school has 231 students aged between 22 and 30 and 233 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under2
40 & Over164
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Alaska Anchorage, 497 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 80 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment630
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses497
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses80
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses53
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses497
Alaska Resident461
Other State In U.S.33
Outside of U.S.1

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