University of Alaska Anchorage

1,368 reviews
  1. Anchorage, AK
  2. 4 Year
C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    C
  2. Value
    B
  3. Diversity
    B-
  4. Campus
    C-
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    C
  7. Professors
    C-
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C
  11. Student Life
    C-
  12. Safety
    C+
University of Alaska Anchorage is ...
Public
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northwest Athletic Conference
Address
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
100%
SAT Range
Data not available
ACT Range
Data not available
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Data not available
High School GPA
Data not available
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$7,715/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $6,723/ year
  • $30-48k
    $7,833/ year
  • $49-75k
    $10,343/ year
  • $76-110k
    $11,363/ year
  • $110k+
    $11,244/ year

Academics

Professors
C-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
19:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
60%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.58 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.57 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.57 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
7,484Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
27%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 36 responses
Report
  • Depends on who your with or what kind of friends.
    39%
  • Outdoorsy and friendly
    39%
  • Focused on their life and friends
    14%
  • Annoying
    3%
  • Antisocial
    3%
  • Distant outside of academics
    3%
  • Education driven
    0%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
Data not available
Poll
48%
of students say Greek life is pretty low-key and has little effect on the social scene.79 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.105 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 33 responses
Report
  • Diverse
    48%
  • Great place to be
    21%
  • Depends
    12%
  • Alright
    9%
  • Non-traditional students
    6%
  • Idiotic most of the time.
    3%
  • Disorganized
    0%

After University of Alaska Anchorage

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$42,000/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
25%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
87%
National
83%
91%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.34 responses

Reviews

1,368 reviews
  • Excellent
    106
  • Very Good
    401
  • Average
    633
  • Poor
    122
  • Terrible
    60
UAA is unique because it is a non-traditional school. It encourages students to do their absolute best in their studies.
  • College Sophomore
  • 11 days ago
I wish that the school wasn't going through budget cuts. Then, it might have more to offer me, like more class options, and a bigger choice of extracurriculars activities.
  • College Junior
  • 14 days ago
So far my experience has been enjoyable. Would recommend to all people in Alaska pursuing a higher level of education!
  • Freshman
  • 15 days ago