#878 Overall Influence #235 Desirability Rank

University of Alaska Fairbanks

University

From 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.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,361

Acceptance

67%

Graduation Rate

39%

Median SAT Score

1155

Median ACT Score

21

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,301

Fees (in-state)

$1,868

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$45,100

Employed

82%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1731 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks AK 99775

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

42 per 100K

Violent Crime

7 per 100K

What is University of Alaska Fairbanks known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#608 World Rank
Biology
#101 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#820 World Rank
Engineering
#913 World Rank
Education
#868 World Rank
Business
#387 World Rank
Communications
#769 World Rank
Physics
#720 World Rank
Mathematics
#735 World Rank
Political Science
#601 World Rank
History
#918 World Rank
Literature
#1399 World Rank
Medical
#1173 World Rank
Computer Science
#196 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1306 World Rank
Chemistry
#410 World Rank
Anthropology
#1398 World Rank
Economics
#1956 World Rank
Philosophy
#2045 World Rank
Psychology
#2052 World Rank
Nursing
#2900 World Rank
Sociology
#2517 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#750 World Rank
Law
#3852 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

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 Communications

Hugh Fate

American politician

Bill Thomas

American politician from Alaska

Joseph Enzweiler

Steven W Buskirk

Researcher

Neil Brown

Canadian politician

Lee W Cooper

Researcher

Wes Keller

American politician

Lucas Burnett

Professional ice hockey player

Rick Caulfield

Chancellor of the University of Alaska Southeast

Joseph Shaw

Researcher ORCID ID = 0000-0003-1056-1269

Niilo Koponen

American politician and teacher

Mike W. Miller