Graduate Programs Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks is a four-years, public school located in Fairbanks, Alaska. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022 the graduate school tuition & fees are $12,958 for Alaska residents and $25,248 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred two graduate programs: 44 Master's, 44 Doctorate, 14 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 198 students have been conferred Master's degree and 115 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Alaska Fairbanks
Typefour-years, public
Address1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK
Graduate School Students963 students
630 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$12,958
Student to Faculty11:1 (9.09%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 102 Graduate Programs
44 Master's, 14 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 $12,958 and $25,248 for non-Alaska residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $547 for Alaska residents and $1,121 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 14, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$547$1,121
Books & Supplies$2,000
Room & Board$10,540 (On-Campus) / $12,050 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,650 (On-Campus) / $4,250 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,148$40,438
Off-Campus Total$31,258$43,548
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 102 major areas - 43 Master's (8 online programs), 20 Doctorate (2 online programs), 13 Post-Bachelor'(7 online programs). 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.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Engineering Technology
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Construction Trades
Precision Production Trades
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 6,813 students enrolled in University of Alaska Fairbanks including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 963 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 389 male and 574 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 384 full-time and 579 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 630 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 204 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students389
Women Students574
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students384
Part-time Students579
By race/ethnicity 592 White, 16 Black, and 25 Asian students are attending at University of Alaska Fairbanks. 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 races67
12 students are younger than 22 and 245 students are older than 65. The school has 418 students aged between 22 and 30 and 286 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under12
40 & Over245
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 Fairbanks, 630 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 204 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment963
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses630
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses204
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses129
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses630
Alaska Resident528
Other State In U.S.96
Outside of U.S.4

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