If you are applying to University of Alaska Fairbanks, the regular decision application deadline is June 15 and the application fee costs $50.
Students who submit their applications to University of Alaska Fairbanks for fall semester should anticipate a decision by January 1.
Here's an overiew of some of University of Alaska Fairbanks's admissions stats.
|University of Alaska Fairbanks 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||20%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are not considered|
These are the application deadlines for University of Alaska Fairbanks.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Regular Decision||Yes||June 15||January 1|
University of Alaska Fairbanks does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Explore a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is not difficult to get into University of Alaska Fairbanks. University of Alaska Fairbanks evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, University of Alaska Fairbanks accepted 65% of all applicants, approximately 907 of the 1,402 students who applied.
Schools that are not 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 not difficult.
University of Alaska Fairbanks has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are are 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 shine.
What does University of Alaska Fairbanks consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of Alaska Fairbanks for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of Alaska Fairbanks, all applicants 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)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Other Requirements||√||SAT/ACT (waived through 2025)|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Out of all students that were admitted, 8% submitted a class rank. At University of Alaska Fairbanks 20% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 75% were in the top 50%.
At University of Alaska Fairbanks, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||29.16%|
|3.50 and 3.74||20.73%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15.77%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.88%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17.28%|
|2.00 and 2.49||4.54%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Alaska Fairbanks directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of Alaska Fairbanks does not consider ACT or SAT scores as part of 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.
For transfer students, it is not 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. Applicants should hear back by January 1.
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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES
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. Test scores will not be considered during the admissions process, even if you submit them.
What is University of Alaska Fairbanks's acceptance rate?
✅ University of Alaska Fairbanks has an acceptance rate of 65%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Alaska Fairbanks?
❌ University of Alaska Fairbanks does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into University of Alaska Fairbanks? University of Alaska Fairbanks is a less selective institution. The University of Alaska Fairbanks acceptance rate is 65%. This means that the institution accepts 64 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
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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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