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.
Charles Deehr will never forget his first red aurora. On Feb. 11, 1958, Deehr was a student at Reed College in Portland, Ore. He asked a Fulbright student from Norway named Tone to the Portland Symphony that night. Read article
The University of Alaska Museum of the North has moved Bus 142, made famous by Jon Krakauer's book "Into the Wild" and the 2007 film of the same name, to the university's engineering building in Fairbanks. Read article
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.