University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK

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The University of Alaska Southeast, located in Juneau, Alaska, with additional campuses in Ketchikan and Sitka, provides students with a comprehensive education while studying near the scenic and last temperate rain forest in North America, the Tongass National Forest. UAS provides a strong liberal arts education for Alaska residents and beyond.


The University of Alaska Southeast provides certificate programs, and degree programs starting from the associate level all the way to the master's. The program length depends on the degree pursued, with higher level degrees typically taking longer to complete.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Students wishing to enroll at AUS must either be a high school graduate with a 2.0 GPA, successfully completed the GED, or have taken 30 college level credits prior to applying. Admissions into the bachelor's program requires student to have a certain GPA and SAT/ACT score combination in order to be considered, where the higher the SAT?ACT score the lower the GPA may be (but not below 2.0). Master's programs have varying requirements, but all require the applicant to have a bachelor's degree.

Students seeking financial aid must submit a tax transcript that may be included as part of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Financial aid applications must be submitted by the posted deadlines on the financial aid page on the school's website.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give an overview of the students University of Alaska Southeast accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Alaska Southeast is around 2,800 students, where graduate students make up roughly 7% of the student body.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $50 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • In-State: $5,700-$6,800
    • Out-of-State: $19,000-$22,440
  • Charges per unit:
    • In-State: $200-$240 per unit
    • Out-of-State: $670-$800 per unit

Financial Aid Details

The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid82%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships77%$5,337
Receiving Student Loans38%$5,046

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Alaska Southeast may offer student services like:

  • Online course work available
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of Alaska Southeast is close to 14%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years2%
Graduating in 5 Years3%
Graduating in 6 Years0.9%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2005)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Computer and Information Sciences

Construction Trades


Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Mechanic and Repair Technology

Natural Resources and Conservation

Precision Production

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

    Security and Protective Services

    Social Sciences

    Transportation and Materials Moving

    Visual and Performing Arts

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