University of Alaska Fairbanks

There are places in this world where you are destined to discover who you truly are. Here at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, as wisdom passes from one generation to the next, revolutionary ideas are thriving and a new academic culture is taking shape. Smarter questions. Better answers. With undergraduates making up 89 percent of the total student body, UAF is a hotbed of diversity and fresh thinking. Whether you're returning to school to start a new phase of your life or coming in as a recent high school graduate, you'll quickly make new friends with a similar drive to achieve. And, because our backyard is the vast environmental laboratory of Alaska, UAF attracts exceptional individuals — academic superstars and adventure-seekers alike.

About

With seven campuses across the state, we are home to more than 11,000 students from all over the world — each in pursuit of something extraordinary. Whether you're looking for a greater sense of purpose or a true sense of belonging, the UAF community lives authentically, believing that life is what you make of it, that knowledge is indeed power, and that a natural curiosity about the world around you will always be your best GPS.

UAF's core themes
  • Educate: Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Lifelong Learners
  • Research: To Create and Disseminate New Knowledge, Insight, Technology, Artistic and Scholarly Works
  • Prepare: Alaska’s Career, Technical, and Professional Workforce
  • Connect: Alaska Native, Rural, and Urban Communities by Sharing Knowledge and Ways of Knowing
  • Engage: Alaskans through Outreach for Continuing Education and Community and Economic Development

University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2017
-
2016
401
2015
401
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2018
301
2017
301
2016
301
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2018
590
2017
-
2016
-
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Fairbanks, Alaska, United States