UAF is a military friendly college that offers in-state tuition, military pricing, credits for military training, VA educational benefits advising and other resources
for veteran and military students.
The University of Alaska Fairbanks is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
We have a 360+ million-acre classroom
UAF was named the #1 college for hiking by Backpacker Magazine and one of the best
outdoor schools in America by Best College Reviews.
Launch a rocket. Monitor muskoxen. Study in Spain. It's your life. Make it off the
charts or off the grid.
Whether Alaska is home or a new beginning, a UAF degree offers the ultimate opportunity:
a chance to make a living doing what you love. So choose the path that intrigues you
-- you never know where it might lead.
As a few scientists hiked a path between the ice towers of a Southeast Alaska glacier
and crashing ocean waves in 2016, they topped a ridge and saw massive tree trunks
poking from gravel ahead. The dead, sheared-off rainforest stems pointed toward the
ocean like skeletal fingers.
NASA’s Perseverance lander is expected to touch down on Mars on Thursday on a mission
aimed at looking for clues about life on the red planet. As it does, additional NASA-funded
Mars research continues at the Geophysical Institute at UAF.
We acknowledge the Alaska Native nations upon whose ancestral lands our campuses reside. In Fairbanks, our Troth Yeddha' Campus is located on the
ancestral lands of the Dena people of the lower Tanana River.