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University of Alaska - Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska

3,769+ students

School Description

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a Land, Sea, and Space Grant university and an international center for research, education, and the arts, emphasizing the circumpolar North and its diverse peoples. UAF integrates teaching, research, and public service as it educates students for active citizenship and prepares them for lifelong learning and careers.

Programs Offered

Anthropology
anthropology is the study of human beings in time and space.the programme attempts to provide an in- ... depth understanding which involves a holistic approach of anthropology using theoretical and practical techniques.the program provides students with a broad knowledge of anthropological theory and research methods Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Arctic and Northern Studies
the arctic and northern studies program offers an interdisciplinary study of arctic and northern pro ... blems and policy issues. the purpose of the arctic and northern studies program is to give interested students a broader study of the circumpolar region its environment, peoples and challenges Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Arts
this program provides students with unparalleled opportunities to develop conceptual approaches and ... technical expertise in a range of media including ceramics, drawing, fiber arts, intermedia, metal arts, painting, photography, printmaking and book arts, sculpture, and wood arts Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Atmospheric Science
while taking up the course students should be prepared to engage in research to understand the proce ... sses and physics of the atmosphere..areas of study include aerosol science,air quality,atmospheric chemistry,atmospheric radiation,atmospheric transport processes,climate change,climate dynamics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biological Sciences
this program focuses on the fundamental molecular events at the core of all life.it allows students ... to gain skills in contemporary approaches used in molecular and cellular biology and tailor the program around your interests.program is designed to provide diverse training opportunities for graduate students to prepare for successful careers in the biological sciences. psm degree is also available for this program which emphasizes active communications with biomedical professionals outside the university to ensure that the curriculum and capstone experiences are relevant and beneficial to both students and industry partners Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Administration
business administration provides students with the operational and economic understanding to enter a ... career in business.students also learn managerial processes and higher administration in order to prepare for leadership roles. courses frequently focus on human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, and marketing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector. ma and ms degrees are offere Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil Engineering
Students will learn how to follow construction safety standards as well as building regulation.Civil ... engineering deals with the design and development process in the built environment building infrastructure such as bridges, roads, dams or buildings. A civil engineer gets involved in the whole construction process, from development to evaluation and also develops a maintenance system of the construction project Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
Students will learn to become an effective communicator across varied platforms and environments. Th ... e program seeks students with open minds to explore new approaches to media, communication, and culture in a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
the program is the study of the principles and use of computers.it is the study of computers and com ... putational systems. unlike electrical and computer engineers, computer scientists deal mostly with software and software systems; this includes their theory, design, development, and application Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Counseling
Program is flexible and challenging that prepares you to become a counseling professional dedicated ... to helping people and making the world a better and more just place.The program is offered in two concentrations: clinical mental health counseling or rehabilitation counseling Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cross Cultural Studies
the master of arts in cross cultural studies explores ideological dimensions of multiple cultures an ... d competing systems of representation, providing cross-disciplinary intellectual training to support individual research.it is an interdisciplinary study that analyses all aspect of a certain culture, as well as its interaction with other cultures Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Earth Science
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Education
sudents interested in the general study of education who are not seeking certification to teach usua ... lly take up this program.this program is suited for several types of students.it is mainly ideal for professionals working in schools in non-teaching positions and for professionals working with students or schools through human service agencies or in other settings Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
It is a program option for students seeking careers in the electric power industry.It allows student ... s to pursue electrical engineering disciplines in depth Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English
The Department of English offers several programs.The program enables students to pursue a variety o ... f goals. One could prepare for or advance in a career in instruction; embark on a professional career as a writer; pursue an advanced degree in literary study; be employed in the non-profit sector; or work in the fields of publishing, editing, and technical or professional writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Fisheries
this masters program offers students various research topics ranging from fisheries ecology to habit ... at restoration and aquatic animal nutrition Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Fisheries
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
General Science
$13,663
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geological Engineering
in this degree, students can select a thesis or a non-thesis program ... Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geology
the program is designed to enhance students' professional abilities in engineering and the geologica ... l sciences.a masters degree in geology can qualify students in specialized career fields such as oil and mining industries as well as increasing your skills in the environmental field Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geoscience
through coursework and research, students will have to choose to specialize in one or more areas su ... ch as geochemistry, geophysics, geomorphology, hydrogeology, petrology, remote sensing, sedimentary systems, earth science education or economic geology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Interdisciplinary Studies
the interdisciplinary studies degree option is a response to increasing interest by students and fac ... ulty in an interdisciplinary approach to graduate study and scholarship. it is available to students who have been admitted to a either a master's or doctoral degree program, but who have unique educational needs that cannot be met within a single degree program. it is limited to those areas in which sufficient faculty and adequate material resources exist to support the proposed course of study Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Justice Administration
the ms in justice administration and leadership prepares future scholars and change agents who want ... to conduct research and evaluate policies that promote social change. it also prepares students to pursue careers in law and public policy, community and nonprofit organizations, social work and advocacy, labor relations, criminal justice, education, and research and policy institutes Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Linguistics
by studying this program students will have a deep understanding of language,he ability to apply lin ... guistic methodologies to analyze language ,awareness of cross-cultural difference and respect for diversity Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Biology
this course of study is designed to equip students with a substantial understanding of the nature an ... d ecology of marine life and grounding in the other overlapping areas of marine science.students get a generalized knowledge in ecological, geological, chemical and biological concepts as they relate to the environment and the knowledge of the natural and human-driven problems currently, and anticipated to, impact the marine environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Studies
the marine studies masters programme will enable students to gain a broad understanding of marine sy ... stems, but also specialise in the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes taking place in seas and oceans.students will investigate how seas and oceans functioned in the past, are functioning at present, and will function in the future Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
the program prepares you for a career in the teaching profession or industry and provides a solid fo ... undation in mathematics for a phd program in any of the leading universities in the nation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
the ms program in mechanical engineering prepares engineers for doctoral study or industrial positio ... ns that specialize in research, project management and product innovation in mechanical engineering. the program stresses a sound foundation in technical fundamentals, communication and professionalism Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mining Engineering
program is designed to educate students for high-level challenges in industry, academia, and governm ... ent. graduate work may be pursued in several areas of specialization, including rock mechanics, ground control, systems analysis, health and safety, mineral and coal processing, applied surface and colloid chemistry, conservation and the environment, mining ventilation, computer modeling/simulation, automation and control, and reservoir/natural gas/shale gas engineering Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Natural Resources and Environment
natural resources masters program is a unique, intercollegiate, multidisciplinary program that focus ... es on several aspects of natural resource policy, management, and assessment.the natural resources core curriculum prepares professionals who are well versed in policy and regulation and skilled in quantitative assessment. the technical options are designed to enhance students understanding of the processes within an individual option Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Natural Resources Management
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Oceanography
program serves as a focus of interdisciplinary studies and research in estuarine, coastal and open-o ... cean environments. a broad range of research opportunities are available, including: real-time studies in the coastal ocean using advanced underwater instrumentation; biological and geological processes at deep-sea hydrothermal vents; remote sensing and ocean modeling; advanced underwater optics and fish behavior; biodiversity and marine molecular biology; coastal geomorphology; organism-sediment interactions; cycling of organic and inorganic materials in the ocean; watershed ecosystems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Petroleum Engineering
the emphasis in course work during the m.s. degree is on depth of understanding of subject matter an ... d on preparing students for careers in the areas of their interest.the core areas include fundamentals and applications of mathematics, statistics, simulation and modelling in the areas of applied drilling, completion, production, reservoir and stimulation engineering Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rural Development
this masters degree program is designed to educate individuals who understand the dynamic relationsh ... ip of rural areas with the global economy and who have professional skills in areas of leadership, business development, administration and conflict management Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rural Development
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Special Education
students gain a strong foundation in teaching and content knowledge from experts in the field of edu ... cation.the special education program builds strong connections between theory and practice through quality classroom instruction paired with extensive clinical experiences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Statistics
the degree in statistics will prepare you to tackle any area of analysis.the program draws upon a wi ... de spectrum of faculty research and teaching interests, including from faculty outside of the school Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Water and Environmental Sciences
this program hones the interdisciplinary communication and analytical skills of the student and prov ... ides a multidisciplinary approach for more intense study of various marine and environmental issues Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Wildlife Biology and Conservation
the program focuses on the ecology and management of wild animals, for their benefit and the benefit ... of humans. with direct and indirect human impacts on the environment increasing, lands that are inhabited by wildlife species are being changed or lost at unprecedented rates. managing for wildlife in these times includes activities such as study design, data collection and interpretation, and communication to constituencies so policies can be selected that have positive outcomes for wildlife and humans Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

Location & Climate

  • Locale type: Small-Suburb.
  • Spring temperature ranges between -39°C to 1°C on average.
  • Summer temperature ranges between 10°C to 34°C on average.
  • Fall temperature ranges between -12°C to 12°C on average.
  • Winter temperature ranges between -24°C to 2°C on average.

Contacts

Finances

Avg. Tuition

$17,303

Avg. Boarding

-


Student Info

Student:Faculty

9 : 1

Male:Female

1 : 1


Admissions Info

Acceptance Rate

73%

Graduation Rate

31%


Other Info

Scholarships

-

Avg. Salary

$37,100


Rankings

iSC

501st

Forbes

541st

Times

326th

QS Rankings

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Programs Offered

Anthropology
anthropology is the study of human beings in time and space.the programme attempts to provide an in- ... depth understanding which involves a holistic approach of anthropology using theoretical and practical techniques.the program provides students with a broad knowledge of anthropological theory and research methods Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Arctic and Northern Studies
the arctic and northern studies program offers an interdisciplinary study of arctic and northern pro ... blems and policy issues. the purpose of the arctic and northern studies program is to give interested students a broader study of the circumpolar region its environment, peoples and challenges Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Arts
this program provides students with unparalleled opportunities to develop conceptual approaches and ... technical expertise in a range of media including ceramics, drawing, fiber arts, intermedia, metal arts, painting, photography, printmaking and book arts, sculpture, and wood arts Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Atmospheric Science
while taking up the course students should be prepared to engage in research to understand the proce ... sses and physics of the atmosphere..areas of study include aerosol science,air quality,atmospheric chemistry,atmospheric radiation,atmospheric transport processes,climate change,climate dynamics Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Biological Sciences
this program focuses on the fundamental molecular events at the core of all life.it allows students ... to gain skills in contemporary approaches used in molecular and cellular biology and tailor the program around your interests.program is designed to provide diverse training opportunities for graduate students to prepare for successful careers in the biological sciences. psm degree is also available for this program which emphasizes active communications with biomedical professionals outside the university to ensure that the curriculum and capstone experiences are relevant and beneficial to both students and industry partners Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Business Administration
business administration provides students with the operational and economic understanding to enter a ... career in business.students also learn managerial processes and higher administration in order to prepare for leadership roles. courses frequently focus on human resource management, entrepreneurship, finance, accounting, and marketing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Chemistry
the program offers the students a thorough exposure to a wide variety of technical and theoretical c ... oncepts of chemical engineering.degree in chemistry leads to careers in research and science in disciplines such as chemical engineering, pharmaceutics, or the public sector. ma and ms degrees are offere Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Civil Engineering
Students will learn how to follow construction safety standards as well as building regulation.Civil ... engineering deals with the design and development process in the built environment building infrastructure such as bridges, roads, dams or buildings. A civil engineer gets involved in the whole construction process, from development to evaluation and also develops a maintenance system of the construction project Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Communication
Students will learn to become an effective communicator across varied platforms and environments. Th ... e program seeks students with open minds to explore new approaches to media, communication, and culture in a challenging, rewarding, and supportive environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Computer Science
the program is the study of the principles and use of computers.it is the study of computers and com ... putational systems. unlike electrical and computer engineers, computer scientists deal mostly with software and software systems; this includes their theory, design, development, and application Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Counseling
Program is flexible and challenging that prepares you to become a counseling professional dedicated ... to helping people and making the world a better and more just place.The program is offered in two concentrations: clinical mental health counseling or rehabilitation counseling Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Cross Cultural Studies
the master of arts in cross cultural studies explores ideological dimensions of multiple cultures an ... d competing systems of representation, providing cross-disciplinary intellectual training to support individual research.it is an interdisciplinary study that analyses all aspect of a certain culture, as well as its interaction with other cultures Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Earth Science
... Read More
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Education
sudents interested in the general study of education who are not seeking certification to teach usua ... lly take up this program.this program is suited for several types of students.it is mainly ideal for professionals working in schools in non-teaching positions and for professionals working with students or schools through human service agencies or in other settings Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Electrical Engineering
It is a program option for students seeking careers in the electric power industry.It allows student ... s to pursue electrical engineering disciplines in depth Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
English
The Department of English offers several programs.The program enables students to pursue a variety o ... f goals. One could prepare for or advance in a career in instruction; embark on a professional career as a writer; pursue an advanced degree in literary study; be employed in the non-profit sector; or work in the fields of publishing, editing, and technical or professional writing Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Fisheries
this masters program offers students various research topics ranging from fisheries ecology to habit ... at restoration and aquatic animal nutrition Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Fisheries
... Read More
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
General Science
... Read More
$13,663
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geological Engineering
in this degree, students can select a thesis or a non-thesis program ... Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geology
the program is designed to enhance students' professional abilities in engineering and the geologica ... l sciences.a masters degree in geology can qualify students in specialized career fields such as oil and mining industries as well as increasing your skills in the environmental field Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Geoscience
through coursework and research, students will have to choose to specialize in one or more areas su ... ch as geochemistry, geophysics, geomorphology, hydrogeology, petrology, remote sensing, sedimentary systems, earth science education or economic geology Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Interdisciplinary Studies
the interdisciplinary studies degree option is a response to increasing interest by students and fac ... ulty in an interdisciplinary approach to graduate study and scholarship. it is available to students who have been admitted to a either a master's or doctoral degree program, but who have unique educational needs that cannot be met within a single degree program. it is limited to those areas in which sufficient faculty and adequate material resources exist to support the proposed course of study Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Justice Administration
the ms in justice administration and leadership prepares future scholars and change agents who want ... to conduct research and evaluate policies that promote social change. it also prepares students to pursue careers in law and public policy, community and nonprofit organizations, social work and advocacy, labor relations, criminal justice, education, and research and policy institutes Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Linguistics
by studying this program students will have a deep understanding of language,he ability to apply lin ... guistic methodologies to analyze language ,awareness of cross-cultural difference and respect for diversity Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Biology
this course of study is designed to equip students with a substantial understanding of the nature an ... d ecology of marine life and grounding in the other overlapping areas of marine science.students get a generalized knowledge in ecological, geological, chemical and biological concepts as they relate to the environment and the knowledge of the natural and human-driven problems currently, and anticipated to, impact the marine environment Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Marine Studies
the marine studies masters programme will enable students to gain a broad understanding of marine sy ... stems, but also specialise in the physical, chemical, biological, and geological processes taking place in seas and oceans.students will investigate how seas and oceans functioned in the past, are functioning at present, and will function in the future Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mathematics
the program prepares you for a career in the teaching profession or industry and provides a solid fo ... undation in mathematics for a phd program in any of the leading universities in the nation Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mechanical Engineering
the ms program in mechanical engineering prepares engineers for doctoral study or industrial positio ... ns that specialize in research, project management and product innovation in mechanical engineering. the program stresses a sound foundation in technical fundamentals, communication and professionalism Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Mining Engineering
program is designed to educate students for high-level challenges in industry, academia, and governm ... ent. graduate work may be pursued in several areas of specialization, including rock mechanics, ground control, systems analysis, health and safety, mineral and coal processing, applied surface and colloid chemistry, conservation and the environment, mining ventilation, computer modeling/simulation, automation and control, and reservoir/natural gas/shale gas engineering Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Natural Resources and Environment
natural resources masters program is a unique, intercollegiate, multidisciplinary program that focus ... es on several aspects of natural resource policy, management, and assessment.the natural resources core curriculum prepares professionals who are well versed in policy and regulation and skilled in quantitative assessment. the technical options are designed to enhance students understanding of the processes within an individual option Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Natural Resources Management
... Read More
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Oceanography
program serves as a focus of interdisciplinary studies and research in estuarine, coastal and open-o ... cean environments. a broad range of research opportunities are available, including: real-time studies in the coastal ocean using advanced underwater instrumentation; biological and geological processes at deep-sea hydrothermal vents; remote sensing and ocean modeling; advanced underwater optics and fish behavior; biodiversity and marine molecular biology; coastal geomorphology; organism-sediment interactions; cycling of organic and inorganic materials in the ocean; watershed ecosystems Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Petroleum Engineering
the emphasis in course work during the m.s. degree is on depth of understanding of subject matter an ... d on preparing students for careers in the areas of their interest.the core areas include fundamentals and applications of mathematics, statistics, simulation and modelling in the areas of applied drilling, completion, production, reservoir and stimulation engineering Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Physics
the program in physics provides graduate instruction and research experience appropriate to many phy ... sics-related careers. the structure of the program is flexible enough to allow a wide range of programs of study and a wide range of student backgrounds Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rural Development
this masters degree program is designed to educate individuals who understand the dynamic relationsh ... ip of rural areas with the global economy and who have professional skills in areas of leadership, business development, administration and conflict management Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Rural Development
... Read More
$23,604
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Special Education
students gain a strong foundation in teaching and content knowledge from experts in the field of edu ... cation.the special education program builds strong connections between theory and practice through quality classroom instruction paired with extensive clinical experiences Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Statistics
the degree in statistics will prepare you to tackle any area of analysis.the program draws upon a wi ... de spectrum of faculty research and teaching interests, including from faculty outside of the school Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Water and Environmental Sciences
this program hones the interdisciplinary communication and analytical skills of the student and prov ... ides a multidisciplinary approach for more intense study of various marine and environmental issues Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply
Wildlife Biology and Conservation
the program focuses on the ecology and management of wild animals, for their benefit and the benefit ... of humans. with direct and indirect human impacts on the environment increasing, lands that are inhabited by wildlife species are being changed or lost at unprecedented rates. managing for wildlife in these times includes activities such as study design, data collection and interpretation, and communication to constituencies so policies can be selected that have positive outcomes for wildlife and humans Read More
-
Tuition Fee
Shortlist Apply

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