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Colleges / University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast

Juneau, AK 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate56%
Acceptance Rate56%

About University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast Overview

University of Alaska Southeast is a public, state school in the small town setting of Juneau, Alaska. University of Alaska Southeast was founded in 1972 and the school currently enrolls around 1,997 students per year, including 1,757 undergrads. University of Alaska Southeast ensures housing for up to 380 students. The majority of students live on campus but first-year students are not required to live in the dorms.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is August 15.

There are many ways for students to get involved at University of Alaska Southeast!

Love music or performing?

Are you interested in journalism and communications? University of Alaska Southeast students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

University of Alaska Southeast does not have any greek life opportunties.

Planning to play sports? University of Alaska Southeast has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of Alaska Southeast on the Student Life page.

2022 University of Alaska Southeast Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 56%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
In-State Tuition $8,460
Out-of-State $25,440
Percent of Need Met 56.4%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $11,950

Is University of Alaska Southeast a Good School?

The definition of a "good school" varies. Some factors that can help you determine what a good school for you might be include admissions criteria, acceptance rate, tuition costs, and more.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better view of what University of Alaska Southeast offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast is not competitive to get into. University of Alaska Southeast admitted 56% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 463 applications received in 2022, 261 students were offered admission.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Alaska Southeast

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 65% of students who start at University of Alaska Southeast come back the next year. 33% of University of Alaska Southeast undergrads graduate within six years. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outlook University of Alaska Southeast Graduates

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from University of Alaska Southeast by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

Check with University of Alaska Southeast directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Alaska Southeast

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of Alaska Southeast meets 56.4% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $11,950 a year.

Graduates in the class of 2022 had an average of $25,160 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of Alaska Southeast.

Based on this information, how does University of Alaska Southeast sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may be a terrible fit for someone else! So ask yourself: Is University of Alaska Southeast a good school for you?

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Where is University of Alaska Southeast?

University of Alaska Southeast is located in the small town setting of Juneau, Alaska.

If you want to see University of Alaska Southeast for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Glacier Highway to Juneau, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Juneau International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of Alaska Southeast and Juneau are like without leaving home.

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College Info

11120 Glacier Highway Juneau, AK 99801

Campus Setting: Small Town

University of Alaska Southeast Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Aug 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Aug 15

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of Alaska Southeast is Aug 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of Alaska Southeast is Aug 15.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

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University of Alaska Southeast Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Alaska Southeast is like? There are approximately 1,997 students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast, including 1,757 undergraduate students and 240 graduate students. 27% percent of students attend school full-time, 88% percent are from AK and 12% percent of students are from other states.


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