University of Alaska Fairbanks

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About University of Alaska Fairbanks

According to Wikipedia, The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public land-grant research university in College, Alaska; a suburb of Fairbanks. It is a flagship campus of the University of Alaska system. UAF was established in 1917 and opened for classes in 1922. Originally named the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines, it became the University of Alaska in 1935. Fairbanks-based programs became the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1975.

University of Alaska Fairbanks Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual Applications Acceptance Graduation Rate Median SAT Score Median ACT Score
1,361 67% 39% 1155 21

How Much Does University of Alaska Fairbanks Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state) Fees (in-state)
$7,301 $1,868

How Much Do University of Alaska Fairbanks Graduates Make?

If you graduate from University of Alaska Fairbanks, then you can expect to earn an average of $45,100 per year. You also have a 82% chance of being employed after 10 years.

University of Alaska Fairbanks's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student Body Under-Grads Graduates
4,724 4,094 630

Where is University of Alaska Fairbanks?

University of Alaska Fairbanks is located at 1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks AK 99775

How Safe is University of Alaska Fairbanks?

Fairbanks has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is University of Alaska Fairbanks Known For?

University of Alaska Fairbanks is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Alaska Fairbanks's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Alaska Fairbanks's Most Influential Alumni?

University of Alaska Fairbanks's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Criminal Justice, and Biology. Here are some of University of Alaska Fairbanks's most famous alumni:

Syun-Ichi Akasofu
Syun-Ichi Akasofu
A Japanese-American geophysicist and climatologist.
George Schaller
George Schaller
An American naturalist.
Bharath Sriraman
An Indian mathematician.
Tom Albanese
Tom Albanese
An American businessman.
T. Neil Davis
An American geophysicist.
Florian Luca
A Romanian mathematician.
J. Jill Robinson
J. Jill Robinson
A Canadian writer.
Mark Myers
An American geologist.
Morris Thompson
An Alaska Native leader .
Margaret Murie
Margaret Murie
An American activist .
Sven Haakanson
Sven Haakanson
An American anthropologist.
Nicholas Hughes
A British-American fisheries biologist.