University of Alaska Fairbanks


What you achieve at UAF is limited only by your imagination. You have a vision and an independent spirit. We have experts to guide you and a dare-to-be-great situation with your name on it. Chart your own academic path, with e-learning, customized majors, internships, honors and exchange programs, and more than 200 degrees and certificates. All you need is a will to succeed.

UAF inspires great people to do great things. The discoveries our students and researchers make affect how we live our lives, from home gardens to global policy. Extraordinary people don't live ordinary lives. We invite you to explore the possibilities of the Last Frontier — where inspiration is around every bend, independence is championed and adventure is inevitable.

Exchange and Study Abroad Fact sheet

Facts and figures

Year Established 1917
Total Number of Staff 2401
Number of Academic Staff 544
Number of Students 8207
Focus Areas

Climate change
Alaska Native studies
Rural development
Arctic and Northern studies
Natural resources and resource extraction
Natural sciences

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Fields of Study Offered Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Arts (broad programmes)
Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Physical science (broad programmes)
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Agriculture, forestry and fishery (broad programmes)
Environmental protection (broad programmes)