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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska

 10 reviews

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Public 4 Year

10 reviews

About University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks (also referred to as UAF or Alaska) is a public research university in Fairbanks, Alaska, United States. 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 and opened for classes in 1922. UAF was originally named Alaska Agricultural College and School of Mines and later as the University of Alaska from 1925 to 1975.

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Located in Fairbanks, Alaska.

505 South Chandalar Drive, Fairbanks, AK, 99775-7500, Fairbanks North Star Borough

University of Alaska Fairbanks Rankings

Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.

2024 Best Colleges in America

#152 of 6828

2024 Best Colleges in Alaska

#1 of 10

2024 Best Four Year Colleges in Alaska

#1 of 7

Most Popular Majors

The most popular major at University of Alaska Fairbanks is Business Management followed by Medical, Education, Engineering and Security & Enforcement.

Graduation Rate

Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from University of Alaska Fairbanks within four or six years.

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Notable Alumni