University of Alaska Fairbanks
University of Alaska Fairbanks is one of the four public 4-year colleges in Alaska. Its campus is medium in size and located in a suburb in Fairbanks. The institution offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
In the 2017 fall enrollment, 804 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 619 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 77%).
Every year 30% of students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their respective studies.
University of Alaska Fairbanks's in-state tuition for 2017-2018 academic year was $4,848, and fees were $1,414. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $17,160 and $2,023 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSmall Suburb|
|Student to Faculty Ratio11:1|
|Is Admission OpenNo|
|Religious Affiliation -|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities|
09/01/1934 - Current
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
|SAT||1030 to 1270|
|ACT||17 to 25|
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations Neither required nor recommended|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Cost to Attend
The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.
|In District Students||$223/credit|
|In State Students||$223/credit|
|Out of State Students||$736/credit|
|In District Students||$466/credit|
|In State Students||$466/credit|
|Out of State Students||$979/credit|
Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.
|Program||Credit Hours||In district||In State||Out of State|
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.
In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of University of Alaska Fairbanks's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.
|Students Receiving Aid||Average Amount/Student|
|Other Federal Grant||3%||$647|
|State Grant & Scholarships||61%||$4,736|
|Institutional Grant & Scholarships||46%||$3,890|
|Federal Student Loans||26%||$5,094|
$9,010Average Net Price
Average Net Price by Family Income
|Less than $30,000$7,349|
|$30,001 to $48,000$8,213|
|$48,001 to $75,000$9,990|
|$75,001 to $110,000$14,037|
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Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
The scholarship is for minority students enrolled in nursing or pre-nursing programs. Applicant must be American Indian/Alaska Native,Asian/Pacific Islander, Black (non- Hispanic) or Hispanic and ...
The Sequoyah Graduate Fellowship provides American Indian and Alaskan Natives students seeking an Associate's degree or higher in nursing program.
Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community ...
Applicant must be a resident of Alaska pursuing a degree in nursing full-time. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.
Applicant must be a member of one of the underrepresented groups in the registered nurse profession such as a male nurse or nursing students who are American Indian, Alaskan Native, Black or ...
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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Alaska state board of nursing.