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Colleges / Alaska Pacific University

Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

Alaska Pacific University Student Life

Alaska Pacific University is on a 170-acre campus in the urban setting of Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska Pacific University Student Activities

Alaska Pacific University has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Interested in Greek life? Alaska Pacific University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Alaska Pacific University has the ASAPU (Associated Students of Alaska Pacific University). In fact, more students participate in the ASAPU (Associated Students of Alaska Pacific University) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Alaska Pacific University include Photography Club, Dive Club, Basketball club and Spectrum Club.

Alaska Pacific University students' favorite campus traditions are Octoberfest, Winter Ball and Spring Dance.

Alaska Pacific University Housing

This table offers information on housing at Alaska Pacific University.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes Required for sophomore
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities No
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus –– 26%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing –– 105
Number of Students Living On-Campus –– 80
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus –– 74%

Alaska Pacific University offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Alaska Pacific University students live off campus. In 2022, 26% of undergrads at Alaska Pacific University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 74% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Alaska Pacific University. There are 105 spots available in on-campus housing for all 312 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 80 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 95% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Alaska Pacific University offers coed housing.

Alaska Pacific University Athletics

Alaska Pacific University does not have any athletic programs or the school has not reported any information on their athletic teams.

Safety at Alaska Pacific University

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The Alaska Pacific University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Alaska Pacific University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Alaska Pacific University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Alaska Pacific University, take Highway 1 to Anchorage, AK. If you need to fly, book your flight to Ted Stevens Anchorage International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Alaska you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Alaska Pacific University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Alaska Pacific University Campus Services

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Campus Security
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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