UAF Ranked Most Affordable College in Alaska
With in-state tuition well below the national average, UAF offers quality education and affordable tuition. But most of our students pay well below the full tuition price. We offer a wide selection of financial aid options, including more than 400 scholarships as well as grants, Federal Work Study and loans that make UAF an even greater educational value.
UAF Among Most Affordable Online Colleges
US News & World Report regularly ranks UAF among the best and most affordable online colleges in Alaska. All distance learners at UAF pay in-state tuition and gain access to resources including academic advising, library services, a writing center and video tutorials. Our TRiO program offers tutoring and other resources to assist low-income and first-generation college students.
Get Help Paying for College
Financial aid opportunities such as scholarships, grants, loans and Work Study offer important sources of funding for college students. To apply for financial aid, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You’ll receive an award letter via email within about a week of submitting your application. Learn how to apply for financial aid.
Calculate how much financial aid you will receive
Our Net Price Calculator will help you estimate how much you’re likely to receive in financial assistance. It only takes a few minutes — be sure to have an estimate of your family's income and assets available.
Occupational tuition discount
UAF offers a 25% tuition discount for many occupational endorsement programs and for lower-division courses in three certificate programs.