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.
|Campus LocaleCity: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
RN to BSN
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.
- Baccalaureate or graduate degree from a NLN or CCNE accredited program
- Minimum GPA of 3.0 on all previous degrees
- Current and unencumbered nursing license
- 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.
- Complete application documents
- Proctored Writing Sample
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.
LPN to ADN
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Pre-Nursing Studies||Associate's degree||113|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||118|
|Family Practice Nurse/Nursing||Postbaccalaureate certificate||0|
|Public Health/Community Nurse/Nursing||Postbaccalaureate certificate||0|
|Nursing Education||Postbaccalaureate certificate||1|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Master's degree||18|
|Nursing Practice||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship||0|
Nearby Nursing Schools
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
12/01/1974 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs|
01/01/1977 - Current
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program|
10/01/1986 - Current
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program|
07/01/1978 - Current
|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)
$11,860Average 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|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Alaska state board of nursing