Fact Sheet

Enrollment information

Enrollment

Campus Enrollment Credit hours
Fairbanks 5,351 43,273
UAF CTC 2,177 10,800
Combined Rural 1,343 4,620
eCampus 4,516 27,889
UA Fairbanks 7,490 60,220

Note: Reporting level headcount is unduplicated. Headcount totals add up to more than overall total because students may enroll in more than one level; Audit hours were not included; eCampus defines credit hours delivered by UAF eCampus office.

Demographics

Men: 2,767 (37%) Women: 4,476 (60%)
Unknown: 247 (3%)
Full‐Time: 2,773 (37%) Part‐Time: 4,717 (63%)
 
Undergraduate (DS): 4,303 (57%)  
Graduate: 913 (12%)  
Non‐degree‐seeking: 2,274 (30%)  
 
Student FTE: 4,140  
 
In‐State: 5,952 (79%) Out‐of‐State: 1,337 (18%)
Foreign: 159 (2%) Not reported: 42 (<1%)
 
Alaska Native: 1,476 (20%) Other Minorities: 838 (11%)
 
Baccalaureate Degree‐Seeking
Men: 1,276 (42%) Women: 1,653 (54%)
Unknown: 110 (4%)
Full‐Time: 1,915 (63%) Part‐Time: 1,123 (37%)

New Undergraduate students

First‐Time Freshmen: 654 % From Alaska: 568/654 = 87%
New Transfers: 383 % Out‐of‐State: 118/383 = 37%

Academic Awards

2019-2020 (FY20) Academic Awards: 1,432
OEC: 66 Licensure: 35
Certificate: 151 Graduate Certificates: 0
Associate: 262 Master: 198
Baccalaureate: 622 PhD: 49
Students Receiving Awards: 1,383

Retention and graduation rates

Fall‐to‐Fall Retention: 78%
First‐time, full‐time freshmen students starting 2019

Six‐Year Graduation Rate: 44%
First‐time, full‐time freshmen students starting 2014

Employees

Student‐Faculty Ratio: 11:1
Regular Faculty: 525
Tenured/Tenure‐Track Faculty: 305
Full‐time Instructional Faculty: 296
Adjunct Faculty: 254
Total Faculty: 779

Regular Staff: 1,229 (Full‐Time: 1,106 Part‐Time: 123)
Extended Temporary Staff: 73 (Full‐Time: 69 Part‐Time: 4)
Temporary Staff: 331 (Full‐Time: 28 Part‐Time: 303)
Total Staff: 1633

Graduate Students: 281 
Undergraduate Students: 377 
Total Students: 658

Financial Aid, Fall 2019

Aid Source First-time Freshman Paid Amount Degree-seeking students Paid amount
Federal 297 $992,529 2,128 $9,398,094
Alaska 267 589,275 1,214 2,570,314
Institutional 224 622,526 810 2,055,436
Native Corp. 86 433,234 497 1,946,117
Private 149 466,904 413 1,331,863
Foundation 49 120,931 453 1,011,652

 

Annual Students Costs

Full‐time Tuition and Basic Fees (2020-2021)*

  Resident tuition Fees Non-resident tuition Fees
Undergraduate
Lower division $7,020 $1,950 $24,000 $2,640
Upper division 8,460 2,010 25,440 2,700
Graduate 9,234 1,386 19,422 1,800

Double occupancy room and Weekly 7 Block meal plan: $10,898. Book and supplies are around $2,000.
* Full‐time is recorded as 30 credits per year for undergraduates, and 18 credits per year for graduates.
  Fees do not include course fees, parking fees and health insurance.
  Cost of textbooks varies according to course load. You can expect to pay about $250 to 1,100 per semester.

Research Expenditures, FY20

(in thousands of $)

Federal/Direct $89,653.9
Federal/Through State 1,157.0
Federal/Through Other 10,357.5
State/Direct 1,357.7
Private, Local and Other/Direct 8,350.1
Subtotal of Non‐Capital  
Capital (0.0)
Total 110,876.2

Foundation, FY20 

Endowment Value: $211,273,264
Annual Giving: $15,940,655 (includes private grants)

Budget

Expenditures (in thousands of $)

  FY 20 Actual FY 21 Authorized
Instruction and Student Related $125,874.4 $109,602.8
Infrastructure 123,728.6 123,214.1
Public Services 24,949.6 22,519.6
Restricted and Unrestricted Research 139,841.1 154,969.5
Auxiliary Services 12,636.8 17,129.6
Unallocated Authority 0.0 (3,964.2)
Total 427,030.5 423,471.4

Revenues (in thousands of $)

  FY 20 Actual FY 21 Authorized
Unrestricted General Funds $148,779.7 $136,429.4
Technical Vocational Education Programs 1,484.1 1,335.3
University Receipts 121,331.2 136,816.7
Federal Receipts 92,144.3 101,540.0
Other Funds 63,291.4 47,350.0
Total 427,030.7 423,471.4

Square footage/Acres

Total Acres Managed: 10,189 Buildings: 257
Gross Square Feet: 3,919,611  

Accountability

Accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities:
UAF Accreditation website

State of Alaska OMB Performance Report

Sources

Enrollment, Employees, Financial Aid and Research Expenditures – UA Decision Support Database (RPTP.DSDMGR)  
Annual Students Costs – UAF Catalog 2020-2021, Tuition and Fees 

Foundation financialsUniversity of Alaska Foundation Consolidated Financial Statements June 30, 2020, page 25(PDF)
Annual Giving – UA Foundation staff member, Lauren Hartman

Budget – FY20 Authorized Operating and Capital Budget, page 48 
Total Acres Managed ‐ UA Facilities & Land Management FY20 Annual Report, page 35 (PDF)
Buildings, Gross Square Feet and Assignable Square FeetUniversity of Alaska 2020 Facilities Inventory Report, page 6

Click here to download the Fall 2020 report

Previous Fact Sheets

Fall 2019 (PDF)

Fall 2018 (PDF)

Fall 2017 (PDF)

Fall 2016 (PDF)

Fall 2015 (PDF)

Fall 2014 (PDF)

Fall 2013 (PDF)