United States of America - Alaska

top General Information


Street:P.O. Box 75750



Post Code:99775-7520


Other Sites

Branch Campuses in: Bethel, Dillingham, Kotzebue, and Nome.

Institution Funding



Founded 1917 as Agricultural College and School of Mines. Acquired present title 1935. The main Campus of the University of Alaska System.

Academic Year

September to May (September-December; January-May). Also Summer Session

Admission Requirements

Graduation from high school or equivalent, and College Board SAT or ACT examination. Baccalaureate programmes have more specific requirements. TOEFL test for foreign students



Accrediting Agency

Northwest Association of Colleges and Schools

Student Body


top Officers

Head : Brian Rogers

Job title:Chancellor

top Divisions

College : Engineering and Mines

Fields of study:Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geological Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mining Engineering, Petroleum and Gas Engineering

College : Liberal Arts

Fields of study:Anthropology, Arts and Humanities, Chinese, Communication Studies, Cultural Studies, English, Film, Fine Arts, French, German, History, Japanese, Journalism, Law, Library Science, Linguistics, Literature, Military Science, Modern Languages, Music, Native Language, Philosophy, Political Sciences, Psychology, Russian, Social Work, Sociology, Spanish, Technology, Women's Studies

College : Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Fields of study:Biochemistry, Biological and Life Sciences, Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Meteorology, Natural Sciences, Physics, Statistics, Wildlife

College : Rural and Community Development

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Business and Commerce, Child Care and Development, Community Health, Cooking and Catering, Environmental Engineering, Family Studies, Foreign Languages Education, Health Sciences, Information Technology, Metal Techniques, Mining Engineering, Native Language Education, Natural Resources, Regional Studies, Rural Studies, Safety Engineering, Social and Community Services, Social Studies

School : Education

Fields of study:Education, Educational and Student Counselling, Higher Education, Primary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

School : Fisheries and Ocean Studies

Fields of study:Fishery, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography

School : Management

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Economic History, Management

School : Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences

Fields of study:Agriculture, Botany, Environmental Management, Forestry, Geography, Natural Resources, Soil Science, Waste Management, Zoology

top Degrees

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Doctor's Degree (Research/Scholarship)

Fields of study:Anthropology, Biochemistry, Clinical Psychology, Engineering, Fishery, Geology, Geophysics, Indigenous Studies, Marine Biology, Marine Science and Oceanography, Mathematics, Neurosciences, Physics, Psychology

Main Press

University of Alaska Press

Updated on 24-10-2014