University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK
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University of Alaska Anchorage Review

Anchorage, AK, 3211 Providence Drive
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Career Preparation B
Students and Culture A-
Facilities A
Activities and Groups B
B+
Great

University of Alaska Anchorage is a large, public, four-year university enrolling 16,762 students and offering 175 degrees in Anchorage, AK.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of Alaska Anchorage.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
1
Education and Liberal Arts
600 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art Studies
25
Child Care Provider/assistant
14
2
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
1
Creative Writing
13
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
20
3
Education
23
Education/teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
0
Educational Leadership and Administration
24
21
Elementary Education and Teaching
28
0
English Language and Literature
30
6
Foreign Language Teacher Education
22
Foreign Languages and Literatures
12
General Studies
0
Health and Physical Education/fitness
14
2
Liberal Arts
266
5
Music Teacher Education
6
Outdoor Education
0
0
Special Education and Teaching
16
13
Student Counseling and Personnel Services
16
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
9
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
3
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
5
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Healthcare
464 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
13
Clinical/medical Laboratory Assistant
0
Clinical/medical Laboratory Technician
4
Dental Assisting/assistant
13
3
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
12
7
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/sonographer and Ultrasound Technician
6
Dietetics/dietitian
6
8
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
0
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies
5
Medical Assistant
39
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder
22
Nursing Education
0
Pharmacy Technician/assistant
13
Phlebotomy Technician/phlebotomist
8
Physical Therapy Technician/assistant
0
Pre-Nursing Studies
109
Public Health
7
12
Public Health/community Nurse/nursing
0
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer
19
2
Registered Nurse
124
19
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant
13
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
379 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
41
66
Business Administration and Management
57
3
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
38
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services
7
Economics
25
Finance
31
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
7
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
10
10
6
Management Science
41
Marketing/marketing Management
13
Operations Management and Supervision
17
Retail Management
7
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Human and Social Sciences
338 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
6
Anthropology
15
6
Clinical Psychology
10
Community Organization and Advocacy
3
Disability Studies
3
History
32
Human Services
6
International/global Studies
18
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
1
1
Philosophy
3
1
Political Science
20
Psychiatric/mental Health Services Technician
39
15
Psychology
71
1
Public Administration
12
Social Work
22
29
2
Sociology
18
Youth Services/administration
4
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Engineering
272 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Architectural Drafting and Architectural Cad/cadd
0
Architectural Engineering Technology/technician
13
Building Construction Technology
0
Cad/cadd Drafting and/or Design Technology/technician
1
Civil Engineering
25
10
Drafting/design Engineering Technologies/technicians
0
Electrical/electronics Drafting and Electrical/electronics Cad/cadd
1
Engineering
47
Engineering
20
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
6
Environmental Studies
17
Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering
5
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians
74
Industrial Safety Technology/technician
0
Industrial Technology/technician
1
0
Instrumentation Technology/technician
4
Mechanical Engineering
0
Natural Resources/conservation
4
Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering
1
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician
19
Petroleum Technology/technician
8
Surveying Technology/surveying
1
15
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
142 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biological and Physical Sciences
26
Biology
41
4
Chemistry
9
Geology/earth Science
15
Mathematics
15
Science Technologies/technicians
10
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Trades and Careers
135 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Air Traffic Controller
25
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician
5
25
Automotive Technology
13
2
Construction Management
4
19
2
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/technician
5
4
Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Engineering Technology/technician
2
Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technology/technician
2
0
Welding
5
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Legal and Law
91 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew
4
Aviation/airway Management and Operations
4
23
Corrections
1
Corrections and Criminal Justice
36
0
Fire Protection
10
Legal Assistant/paralegal
2
8
Legal Studies
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Computer Technology
76 recent grads, 3 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
15
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician
1
Computer Programming, Specific Applications
3
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
18
2
Computer Technology/computer Systems Technology
6
Drafting and Design Technology/technician
0
Management Information Systems
6
8
1
System, Networking, and Lan/wan Management/manager
16
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
36 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Culinary Arts
21
Design and Applied Arts
4
Music
1
Music Performance
2
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Communication and Media
22 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
22
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Hospitality
6 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Hospitality Management
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at University of Alaska Anchorage.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Business Operations Support and Secretarial Services
Child Care Provider/assistant
Corrections
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Design and Applied Arts
Educational Leadership and Administration
Engineering
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
General Office Occupations and Clerical Services
Liberal Arts
*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
School Accreditation Information
This institution is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
Specialized institution accreditations:
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship (Culinary Arts, Hospitality, Dietetics and Nutrition)
Didactic Program in Dietetics
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Assisting (DA)
Dental Hygiene (DH)
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education Physical Therapy (PTA) - Programs for the physical therapist assistant
Council on Education for Public Health Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools
*Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)
Alumni & Student Reviews
B Great
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Justice, Class of 2011

I didn't find my education very useful in the real world. Had I become a police officer or similar, it may have been more appropriate curriculum.

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Associates of Arts, Class of 2014

An even mix of older and just out of high school students.

Rated January 2016
Alumni
Justice, Class of 2011

There are a mix of students, however, the dominate race appears to be Caucasian. There were many different ages of people in my program

Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Justice, Class of 2011

Some of the buildings are old but in general, the university is very nice. There is a severe problem regarding vehicle parking

Rated January 2016
B Great
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 2 Reviews
Alumni
Justice, Class of 2011

I am not sure. When I attended college I was already a mother and married. I did not spend much of my time socializing at the school.

Rated January 2016
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