University of Alaska Fairbanks - Bachelor's Degree

There are places in this world where you are destined to discover the true you. Here at UAF, as wisdom passes from one generation to the next, revolutionary ideas are thriving and a new academic culture is taking shape. Smarter questions. Better answers.

  • Average Tution USD 33,453

School Description

It is a flagship campus of the University of Alaska System. UAF is a land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant institution, and it also participates in the sun-grant program through Oregon State University. UAF was established in 1917 as the Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines. It opened for classes in 1922. One of the notable alumni is Ben Grossmann, winner of an Academy Award in 2012 for best visual effects for the movie Hugo.

Bachelor Programs

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Anthropology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behavior and institutions, in comparative perspective. Includes instruction in biological/physical anthropology, primatology, human paleontology and prehistoric archeology, hominid evolution, anthropological linguistics, ethnography, ethnology, ethnohistory, socio-cultural anthropology, psychological anthropology, research methods, and applications to areas such as medicine, forensic pathology, museum studies, and international affairs.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Biology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Business

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the general study of business, including the processes of interchanging goods and services (buying, selling and producing), business organization, and accounting as used in profit-making and nonprofit public and private institutions and agencies. The programs may prepare individuals to apply business principles and techniques in various occupational settings.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Chemistry

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of the composition and behavior of matter, including its micro- and macro-structure, the processes of chemical change, and the theoretical description and laboratory simulation of these phenomena.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Civil Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of structural, load-bearing, material moving, transportation, water resource, and material control systems; and environmental safety measures.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Communication

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 09.0100 - 09.0199.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Computer Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that generally prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of computer hardware and software systems and related equipment and facilities; and the analysis of specific problems of computer applications to various tasks.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Computer Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on computer theory, computing problems and solutions, and the design of computer systems and user interfaces from a scientific perspective. Includes instruction in the principles of computational science, computer development and programming, and applications to a variety of end-use situations.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Cultural Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    An interdisciplinary program that focuses on the analysis and critique of culture in its varied forms, including values, ideas, belief systems, and expressive acts, and the relationship between cultural forms, everyday life, and structures of power. Includes instruction in anthropology, communications, history, literary studies, philosophy, political economy, and sociology, as well as recent theories and methodologies such as semiotics, deconstruction, postcolonial studies, gender theory, and ethnography.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Economics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of the production, conservation and allocation of resources in conditions of scarcity, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes. Includes instruction in economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, and applications to specific industries and public policy issues.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Education

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of electrical and electronic systems and their components, including electrical power generation systems; and the analysis of problems such as superconductor, wave propagation, energy storage and retrieval, and reception and amplification.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    English

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Film Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program in the visual arts that focuses on the study of the history, development, theory, and criticism of the film/video arts, as well as the basic principles of film making and film production.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Gender Studies

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the defined areas, regions, and countries of the world; defined minority groups within and across societies; and issues relevant to collective gender and group experience.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    History

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Information Technology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the design of technological information systems, including computing systems, as solutions to business and research data and communications support needs. Includes instruction in the principles of computer hardware and software components, algorithms, databases, telecommunications, user tactics, application testing, and human interface design.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Journalism

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the theory and practice of gathering, processing, and delivering news and that prepares individuals to be professional print journalists, news editors, and news managers. Includes instruction in news writing and editing; reporting; photojournalism; layout and graphic design; journalism law and policy; professional standards and ethics; research methods; and journalism history and criticism.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Languages

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on language, language development, and relationships among languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective. Includes instruction in subjects such as psycholinguistics, behavioral linguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, mathematical and computational linguistics, grammatical theory and theoretical linguistics, philosophical linguistics, philology and historical linguistics, comparative linguistics, phonetics, phonemics, dialectology, semantics, functional grammar and linguistics, language typology, lexicography, morphology and syntax, orthography, stylistics, structuralism, rhetoric, and applications to artificial intelligence.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Mathematics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals to apply mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing and end-product systems used for specific uses, including machine tools, jigs and other manufacturing equipment; stationary power units and appliances; engines; self-propelled vehicles; housings and containers; hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement; and the integration of computers and remote control with operating systems.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Music

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the creation and interpretation of works and performances that use auditory, kinesthetic, and visual phenomena to express ideas and emotions in various forms, subject to aesthetic criteria.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Philosophy

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on ideas and their logical structure, including arguments and investigations about abstract and real phenomena. Includes instruction in logic, ethics, aesthetics, epistemology, metaphysics, symbolism, and history of philosophy, and applications to the theoretical foundations and methods of other disciplines.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Physics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the scientific study of matter and energy, and the formulation and testing of the laws governing the behavior of the matter-energy continuum. Includes instruction in classical and modern physics, electricity and magnetism, thermodynamics, mechanics, wave properties, nuclear processes, relativity and quantum theory, quantitative methods, and laboratory methods.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Political Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Includes instruction in political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of the government and politics of specific countries, and studies of specific political institutions and processes.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Psychology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Science

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of social systems, social institutions, and social behavior.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Social Work

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that prepares individuals for the professional practice of social welfare administration and counseling, and that focus on the study of organized means of providing basic support services for vulnerable individuals and groups. Includes instruction in social welfare policy; case work planning; social counseling and intervention strategies; administrative procedures and regulations; and specific applications in areas such as child welfare and family services, probation, employment services, and disability counseling.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Sociology

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Statistics

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    Instructional programs that focus on the systematic study of logical symbolic language and its applications.

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks
    505 S Chandlar Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, United States

    Teaching

    USD 21,353 Tuition Fee

    A general program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

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Rankings

  • Times World University Rankings 303
  • SchoolApply Ranking 519
  • US News (National) 202
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 501
  • Forbes (USA) 541

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  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 75
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1380
  • Minimum ACT 18

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    Established in 1917

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          • 2001-2003, Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Psychology

            Great environment to study any subject.YYThe school open my eyes to who I can become if I choose to believe.

          • 1975-1982, AAS, Structural Firefighting

            Great People & a Great PlaceYYExcellent schools and one of the few Universities in country that offer Fire Science and the opportunity to actively participate. University Fire 50 years strong!

          • 1964-1967, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Music & Elementary Education

            UAF Prepared Me WellYYWhether teaching school, directing church music and education programs, or writing freelance short stories and articles, nonfiction books, and novels--the University of Alaska Fairbanks provided a good foundation on which to build.