If you are considering submitting an application to University of Alaska Fairbanks, the deadline for Fall 2022 admissions is June 15 and the fee for the application is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students who are struggling to afford application fees may be eligible for fee waiver for their application.
Students who submit their applications for Fall should hear back from University of Alaska Fairbanks by January 1.
|University of Alaska Fairbanks 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||15%|
|Mean SAT Score||1150|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||34%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||34%|
University of Alaska Fairbanks does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
Getting into University of Alaska Fairbanks is slightly difficult. University of Alaska Fairbanks has open admissions, which means admission is not competitive and any applicants that met the basic requirements can enroll.
In 2021, University of Alaska Fairbanks accepted 67% of all applicants, around 911 of the 1,360 students who applied.
Schools that are slightly difficult to get into, like University of Alaska Fairbanks, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is slightly difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Character/Personal Qualities||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Class Rank||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Extracurricular Activities||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|Application Essay||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Not Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of Alaska Fairbanks must submit the following items. Double check with University of Alaska Fairbanks's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 29% submitted a class rank. At University of Alaska Fairbanks 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 42% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Alaska Fairbanks, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||32.49%|
|3.50 and 3.74||21.41%|
|3.25 and 3.49||13.1%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.34%|
|2.50 and 2.9||11.84%|
|2.00 and 2.49||7.81%|
University of Alaska Fairbanks does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of Alaska Fairbanks does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 34% of University of Alaska Fairbanks's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 34% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of Alaska Fairbanks applicants, you should strive to earn between 1050 and 1250 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of Alaska Fairbanks 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1250 and 25% of scored lower than 1050, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of Alaska Fairbanks student is 1150.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Alaska Fairbanks students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 520 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Alaska Fairbanks students scored 630 or higher, and 75% scored a 520 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of Alaska Fairbanks, you should strive to earn between 17 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Alaska Fairbanks's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 17 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Alaska Fairbanks students. Only one out of every four students scored below 17.
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For transfer students, it is slightly difficult to get admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks.
For transfer students wishing to start in the Fall, the deadline to apply is June 15.
Transfer students can enroll in University of Alaska Fairbanks during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term - Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of Alaska Fairbanks?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Does University of Alaska Fairbanks accept transfer credits?
University of Alaska Fairbanks accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of Alaska Fairbanks accepts:
Does University of Alaska Fairbanks accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
University of Alaska Fairbanks accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to University of Alaska Fairbanks?
University of Alaska Fairbanks is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is University of Alaska Fairbanks's acceptance rate?
University of Alaska Fairbanks's acceptance rate is 67%.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Alaska Fairbanks is Jun 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Alaska Fairbanks is Jun 15.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of Alaska Fairbanks is 21. Students with an ACT score of 26 and above have a good chance of getting into University of Alaska Fairbanks. Students with an ACT score that falls between 17 and 26 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 17 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1250 and Above
1050 to 1250
1050 and Less
The median SAT score for University of Alaska Fairbanks students is 1150. Applicants with SAT scores of 1250 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks, while applicants with SAT scores between 1050 to 1250 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1050 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of Alaska Fairbanks, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.4. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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