University of Alaska Fairbanks

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University of Alaska Fairbanks Review

Fairbanks, AK, 505 South Chandalar Drive
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Career Preparation B
Students and Culture A-
Facilities B
Activities and Groups C
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University of Alaska Fairbanks is a medium sized, public, four-year university enrolling 8,638 students and offering 184 degrees in Fairbanks, AK.

Study Areas, Degree Popularity

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

*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
296 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Applied Mathematics
3
0
Art Studies
9
3
Art Teacher Education
1
Child Development
18
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
16
2
Creative Writing
10
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
15
Education
24
Elementary Education and Teaching
21
6
English Language and Literature
17
4
Foreign Languages and Literatures
14
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
1
0
0
General Studies
0
Japanese Language and Literature
8
Liberal Arts
67
Reading Teacher Education
0
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education
0
Secondary Education and Teaching
0
24
Special Education and Teaching
7
15
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
10
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
2
Human and Social Sciences
209 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American Indian/native American Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
0
0
0
American Indian/native American Studies
5
2
Anthropology
14
5
1
Area Studies
0
3
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
7
Community Organization and Advocacy
3
10
3
6
History
6
Linguistics
3
1
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions
19
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies
1
30
5
8
Philosophy
1
Political Science
6
Psychology
34
1
Regional Studies (U.s., Canadian, Foreign)
0
Russian Studies
0
Social Sciences
2
Social Work
25
Sociology
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
3
Business
191 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
27
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
18
24
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science
1
Banking and Financial Support Services
0
Business Administration and Management
44
29
25
8
Economics
7
Economics
8
Operations Management and Supervision
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
4
Engineering
185 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Building/property Maintenance
9
Civil Engineering
21
8
Computer Engineering
3
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
10
5
Engineering
3
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering
1
Environmental Studies
1
Geological/geophysical Engineering
7
1
Industrial Production Technologies/technicians
23
Industrial Safety Technology/technician
5
Instrumentation Technology/technician
5
Mechanical Engineering
34
1
Mining and Mineral Engineering
5
2
Natural Resources/conservation
13
Petroleum Engineering
20
8
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
5
Healthcare
158 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Dental Assisting/assistant
3
2
Dental Hygiene/hygienist
5
Emergency Medical Technology/technician (Emt Paramedic)
5
Medical Administrative/executive Assistant and Medical Secretary
12
Medical Assistant
21
29
Medical Insurance Coding Specialist/coder
16
Medical Insurance Specialist/medical Biller
2
Medical Office Assistant/specialist
0
Nursing Assistant
15
Pre-Nursing Studies
16
Public Health
3
26
Veterinary/animal Health Technology/technician and Veterinary Assistant
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
6
Mathematics and Science
151 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Astrophysics
1
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
3
1
Biochemistry
0
Biological and Physical Sciences
1
Biology
53
7
12
Chemistry
10
4
Chemistry
1
Geography
5
2
Geology/earth Science
8
4
0
Geophysics and Seismology
3
0
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
7
2
Mathematics
3
1
0
Natural Sciences
11
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
3
1
Physics
2
1
2
Science Technologies/technicians
3
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
7
Legal and Law
118 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Airline/commercial/professional Pilot and Flight Crew
3
Corrections and Criminal Justice
25
Law Enforcement Administration
5
Police Science
18
Crisis/emergency/disaster Management
7
6
Fire Protection
19
Fire Science/fire-Fighting
29
Legal Assistant/paralegal
6
Legal Professions and Studies
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
8
Trades and Careers
74 recent grads, 2 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aircraft Powerplant Technology/technician
2
0
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/technician
12
Automotive Technology
13
Carpentry/carpenter
14
Construction Management
12
0
Diesel Mechanics Technology/technician
15
Welding
6
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
9
Agriculture
46 recent grads, 5 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management
5
12
4
Livestock Management
2
Natural Resources and Conservation
7
3
Natural Resources Management and Policy
0
Natural Resources Management and Policy
1
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
10
2
0
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
10
Art and Design
44 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Culinary Arts
3
21
Film/cinema/video Studies
3
Music
8
Music Performance
4
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology
5
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
11
Computer Technology
26 recent grads, 4 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences
10
4
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician
9
1
Drafting and Design Technology/technician
1
1
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
12
Hospitality
20 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Baking and Pastry Arts
20
*Number of people in 2015 that graduated with this degree and study level.
13
Communication and Media
8 recent grads, 1 study levels
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Journalism
8
*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 Fairbanks.

Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting Technology/technician and Bookkeeping
American Indian/native American Studies
Business Administration and Management
Child Development
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer Installation and Repair Technology/technician
Construction Management
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Counselor Education/school Counseling and Guidance Services
*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:
American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation Dental Hygiene (DH) American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral 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
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
art, Class of 2000

not a lot of programs i'm interested in

Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
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B Great
Facilities
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Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
art, Class of 2000

hard to get, not a lot of food options, or entertainment options, things are quite spaced out over campus

Rated January 2016
C Good
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 1 Reviews
Alumni
art, Class of 2000

don't really have anything of high interest here

Rated January 2016
CURRICULUM FOCUS
University of Alaska Fairbanks Mathematics and Science Program
UDC Contributor

A scientific wonderland awaits aspiring biologists at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The campus itself contains a huge boreal forest, a greenhouse dedicated to arctic biology, and a large-animal research station that focuses on regional creatures such as caribou and muskoxen. Students and faculty often conduct further field studies at nearby Denali National Park and Preserve, and the Arctic Circle is only 200 miles away. As the state’s primary research institution, UAF strives to gain information on critical biological topics, from rapid climate change to how introduced species affect plant and animal populations. The university encourages undergrads to get in on the action. You might fit baby deer with radio collars to track their whereabouts over time. Or you might investigate different moss species to discover which insulate soil the best. And if you’re eager to hang around like-minded peers outside the classroom, the student chapter of The Wildlife Society welcomes you to join them for wilderness adventures.

Questions and Answers about University of Alaska Fairbanks

Do you have questions about furthering your education with University of Alaska Fairbanks? People are listening and are ready to help. Plus, we're pretty sure others have the same question you do!

Popular Questions
Who are the notable alumni?
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Journalist George Polk, visual effects specialist Ben Grossmann, wildlife conservationist George Schaller, and naturalist Margaret Murie are among the famous people who attended UAF. Alaska’s first senator, Bob Bartlett, also graduated from the university. Athletes Chad Johnson, Cody Kunyk, Jordan Hendry, and Curtis Fraser crushed the collegiate ice game before being drafted into the National Hockey League.

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What is the campus setting like?
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At 2,250 acres, the UAF campus is huge! But only about 10 percent of the land actually contains academic, research, and residential buildings. This campus core sits on a ridge top with spectacular views across the Tanana Valley to the Alaska Range. The Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, the Georgeson Botanical Garden, and a boreal forest known as North Campus make up most of the remaining acreage. Snow covers the campus from October through March. Students looking for some indoor fun head to the Student Recreation Center to tackle one of the best climbing walls in the state.

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What are the online learning and extension/adult learning opportunities?
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Administration of justice, online innovation and design, security and disaster management, and business are among UAF’s online degree programs. Many of its other offerings focus on specific job-related skills, such as medical coding and applied accounting.

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What are the athletic highlights?
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The Nanooks compete in Division I and II of the NCAA, depending on the sport. Don’t fret over the lack of a football team – men’s ice hockey provides plenty of school spirit opportunities. And while the university fields both men’s and women’s skiing teams, competition isn’t limited to winter sports. Swimming, volleyball, basketball, and cross country attract their share of student athletes. It’s the 10-time NCAA champion rifle team, however, that has brought the school the most glory.

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What are the school's academic highlights?
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Students interested in the circumpolar North would be hard pressed to find a more appropriate place than UAF. The university’s location influences both the disciplines offered and the research conducted. Institutes on campus are devoted to issues such as climate change and the challenges of cold-weather engineering. Fisheries is the most popular graduate program. UAF is the only institution in the state that awards doctoral degrees. The 1.75-million-item Rasmuson Library, the largest in the state, supports the academic efforts of all students.

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