University of Alaska Anchorage

Anchorage, AK 99508

Located in Anchorage, Alaska, University of Alaska Anchorage is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The institution is part of University of Alaska System of Higher Education that operates 4 campuses in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 3626 and 3004 students were accepted.

University of Alaska Anchorage in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $4,608 and fees $1,176. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $16,344 and $1,646 respectively.

College Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio-
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPublic
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate-

Available Nursing Programs

RN to BSN
Masters program tracks: MSN

The University of Alaska at Anchorage Master of Science in Nursing, program emphasizes advanced nursing theory, practice, research and health care delivery systems. The program is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission.

Students in the MSN program at UAA can select to specialize in one of the three tracks, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for family, Family Nurse Practitioner or Nursing Education.

Graduates from the Family Nurse Practitioner track are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for advanced professional practice as a family nurse practitioner from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurses Association. Graduates from Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner are eligible for advance practice and graduates from the Nursing Education track are eligible to sit for the NLN Certified Nurse Educator Exam after two years of full time teaching experience.

The courses offered at this level are also intended to provide students the basis for more advance study at the doctoral level.

Admission Requirements:

  1. Baccalaureate or graduate degree from a NLN or CCNE accredited program
  2. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on all previous degrees
  3. Current and unencumbered nursing license
  4. Minimum of a C grade or higher in an undergraduate or higher research methods course and a statistics course that covers descriptive and inferential statistics.
  5. Complete application documents
  6. Proctored Writing Sample
  7. Interview

Applications deadline for applicants seeking to enter in March is the 1st of November while applications for November enrollment should be received on or before the 1st of November. 

 

BSN
ADN
LPN to ADN

Nearby Nursing Schools

No similar college found in 200 mile radius

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
12/01/1974 - Current
Specialized Accreditation
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
ACEN
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
10/01/1986 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
07/01/1978 - Current

Admissions

83%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Considered but not required

Cost (Net Price)

$11,860

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$9,996
30k to 48k$11,696
48k to 75k$13,938
75k to 110k$16,753
Over 110k$16,873
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Financial Aid & Loan

42%

Recipients

$5,145

Average Amount

Any grant or scholarship aid

22%

Recipients

$3,538

Average Amount

Pell grants

23%

Recipients

$6,749

Average Amount

Federal Student Loans

Student Population

15,546

Undergrads

772

Graduates

9,497

Women

6,821

Men

45%

Full-time

55%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
56%
Two or more races
10%
Hispanic
8%
Asian
7%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Black/African American
3%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

No relevant scholarships found

Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alaska state board of nursing
University of Alaska Anchorage
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
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