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About University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast is a public, state school in an small town setting in Juneau, Alaska. University of Alaska Southeast was founded in 1972 and now enrolls around 2,070 students a year, including 1,805 undergrads.

University of Alaska Southeast offers housing for up to 380 students. Most students live off campus, either in nearby housing that is not owned by the college, or

There are 9 undergraduate students for every full-time University of Alaska Southeast professor.

2021 University of Alaska Southeast Admissions Facts At-a Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 61%
In-State Tuition $7,121
Out-of-State $22,742

2022 University of Alaska Southeast Regular Decision Application Deadline

Early Admission at University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast does not offer early decision or early action.

University of Alaska Southeast Acceptance Rate

It is not competitive to get into University of Alaska Southeast. Around 61% of applicants get into University of Alaska Southeast each year. Out of 492 applications received in 2021, 298 students were offered admission . ### University of Alaska Southeast Waitlist

University of Alaska Southeast reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in 2021.

How Do I Get Into University of Alaska Southeast?

University of Alaska Southeast is considered not competitive to get into. Every admissions committee has a different way of evaulating applicants, but most look at a combination of grades, test scoes, activities, as well as essays and recommendations. To apply to University of Alaska Southeast, applicants must submit the following items.

University of Alaska Southeast Application Requirements

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Minimum High School Gpa (On 4.0 Scale) 2
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University of Alaska Southeast Average GPA and Test Scores

Visit the Admissions tab above for more on how to apply to University of Alaska Southeast.

University of Alaska Southeast Waitlist

University of Alaska Southeast reports that no students were waitlisted or admitted off the waitlist in the most recent year.

Does University of Alaska Southeast Require the ACT or SAT?

University of Alaska Southeast 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.


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Dorms at University of Alaska Southeast

Yes! University of Alaska Southeast provides on-campus housing for up to 380 students.

University of Alaska Southeast students are active in the school's Gaming Club, Wooch.een and Sustainability Club. Campus Kick Off, Traditional Games Demonstration, and and Power & Privilege Symposium are a few of the events that the campus rallies behind each year.

Click the Student Life tab above to learn more about the student body and campus life at University of Alaska Southeast.

Financial Aid at University of Alaska Southeast

University of Alaska Southeast meets 71% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend University of Alaska Southeast full-time are awarded $21,152 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2022-2023 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2021

Some financial aid is awarded ona first-come, first-serve basis, so fill out the FAFSA early. 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..

Is University of Alaska Southeast a Good School?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how selective a school is, but they don't say much about the quality of the education or the student experience. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Alaska Southeast

Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at University of Alaska Southeast, around 63% return for their sophomore year. Out of the 84 students who started at University of Alaska Southeast as first-time freshman, 11 graduate within four years.

Around 19% of students who started at University of Alaska Southeast earn their Bachelor's degrees 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 Outcomes and Student Debt

Job placement rates after graduation, average starting salaries, and the debt students graduate with can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school. Graduates in the class of 2021 had an average of $33,869 in student loans per borrower. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does University of Alaska Southeast sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So ask yourself: Is University of Alaska Southeast a good school for you?

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Where is University of Alaska Southeast Located?

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, 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

Tuition & Fees

$19,894

In State

$35,515

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$7,121
$22,742
Fees
$1,573
$1,573
Housing
$9,800
$9,800
Books
$1,400
$1,400

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of Alaska Southeast is like? There are approximately 2,070 students enrolled at University of Alaska Southeast, including 1,805 undergraduate students and 265 graduate students. 30% percent of students attend school full-time, 89% percent are from AK and 11% percent of students are from other states.

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Full Time

70%

Part Time

89%

In State

11%

Out-of-State

© 2021 College Confidential / Concentrical LLC, Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,070

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

61%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$8,694

Out-of-State

$24,315

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Aug 15
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