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Study at University of Alaska Anchorage

University of Alaska Anchorage was established in 1954 and is situated in Anchorage, Alaska. It is the largest member of the University of Alaska System and has over 15, 000 students. The university has the following schools and colleges:
  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Public Policy
  • College of Health and Social Welfare
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Social Work
  • The College of Education
  • The Community and Technical College
University of Alaska Anchorage provides graduate degrees through the Graduate Division. There are four community campuses:
  • Kenai Peninsula College
  • Kodiak College
  • Matanuska-Susitna College
  • Prince William Sound Community College
The university's mascot is the Seawolves, and the athletics teams are nicknamed the Alaska Anchorage Seawolves. The official colors are gold and green. The university has track and field, volleyball, basketball, and cross country teams.

Profile of University of Alaska AnchorageThe main campus of University of Alaska Anchorage is in Anchorage, AK (a large city). The school is a public school. University of Alaska Anchorage offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

The school students most commonly major in a field related to transportation.

University of Alaska Anchorage Selectivity

University of Alaska Anchorage does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 440 to 580. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 440 or more.


University of Alaska Anchorage offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 16, 463 enrolled students.

Student Life

Many students are part-timers. Student athletes at the school belong to the Great Northwest Athletic Conference for major sports.

University of Alaska Anchorage Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts339liberal arts and sciences, English, history, foreign language and literature, sociology, anthropology, economics, creative writing, . . .
Education and Teaching273education, educational administration, elementary school teaching, teacher education, special ed, student Counselling, superintendency and administration, early childhood education, . . .
Business and Management257business management, accounting, MIS, finance, business and related services, marketing, operations management, logistics, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine229registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Medical Support and Technology181mental health services tech, medical assistant, radiographer, dental assistant, dental hygienist, clinical lab tech, medical lab tech, pharmacy tech
Transportation114air traffic controller, aviation operations, commercial pilot and flight crew
Engineering Technician110industrial production tech, computer engineering tech, architectural engineering tech, architectural drafting, occupational safety tech, instrumentation tech, surveying tech, electrical drafting, . . .
Family and Social Work79social work, child care provider, public administration, social service professions
Therapy and Counselling70psychology, clinical psychology, massage therapy
Engineering61civil engineering, various engineering courses, geotechnical engineering, engineering management, environmental engineering, mechanical engineering
Security and Law Enforcement51corrections and criminal justice, fire services administration, fire protection, fire-fighting
Science51biology, biological and physical sciences, chemical physics, chemistry
Mechanics and Repair24aircraft maintenance, heavy equipment maintenance, automobile mechanics, HVAC, diesel mechanics, electrical maintenance and repair, computer repair
Cooking and Culinary Arts20chef training, institutional food workers
Computer Science and Engineering14computer and info science, computer applications programming, computer networking
Art Studies13art studies
Science and Laboratory Technician10science tech
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy10health and fitness, dietitian
Law7legal assistant, legal secretary
Drama and Performing Arts7theatre design, drama
Religion and Philosophy7philosophy
Medicine7public health
Design3design and applied arts
Production Trades3welding
office and Administration2administrative assistant, office management
Real Estate and Construction Management2construction management, real estate
Hospitality0hospitality management
Contact: University of Alaska AnchorageUniversity of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508-8046

General Phone: (907) 786-1800

http://www.uaa. alaska.edu

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