Alaska Pacific University requires at least 128 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
There is no accelarated degree program at Alaska Pacific University, but students who wish to save money or graduate early can look into transferring in credits. Alaska Pacific University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Alaska Pacific University has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.
NOTE: Around 56% of students who start college at Alaska Pacific University graduate within six years.
Alaska Pacific University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Alaska Pacific University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Alaska Pacific University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Alaska Pacific University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Alaska Pacific University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Alaska Pacific University.
Student Designed Majors
Alaska Pacific University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Alaska Pacific University does not require students to complete a senior project.
Double Majoring at Alaska Pacific University
Alaska Pacific University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Alaska Pacific University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Alaska Pacific University has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ Alaska Pacific University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
❌ Alaska Pacific University does not offer an honors program or a Freshman Honor College.
❌ Alaska Pacific University studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Consortium Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Alaska Pacific University does not have any dual degree programs available for students.
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Alaska Pacific University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every university. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Alaska Pacific University has an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Alaska Pacific University include:
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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