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The University of Alaska Fairbanks

The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

Founded in 1922, the University of Alaska Fairbanks is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska. UAF is the oldest the second biggest institution in the state of Alaska. It offers subjects such as accounting, chemistry, and drafting. UAF offers students 42 certificates, 31 associates level degrees, 56 bachelors level degrees, 53 degrees at the masters level, and 18 doctoral level degrees. 9,855 students sought degrees from the 124 programs at Alaska in 2010. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits this university. This university is the only research university in Alaska.

Student Demographics

Alaska had 9,855 students enrolled in 2010.

Student Demographics

Alaska had 9,855 students enrolled in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 4139
  • Total Enrolled Female: 5716
  • Undergraduate Male: 3634
  • Undergraduate Female: 5018
  • Graduate Male: 517
  • Graduate Female: 686

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 1,021 teachers. Just under two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, just over a third of the faculty are part-time, and about 53% of instructors are men.

Faculty Demographics

This university employs 1,021 teachers. Just under two-thirds of the teachers are full-time, just over a third of the faculty are part-time, and about 53% of instructors are men.

  • Male: 549
  • Female: 472
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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