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:
- General Education
- Early Childhood Education
- Business Administration
- Environmental Science
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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||82%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||77%||$5,337|
|Receiving Student Loans||38%||$5,046|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo 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
The overall graduation rate of University of Alaska Southeast is close to 14%.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||2%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||3%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||0.9%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
- * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2005)
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of Alaska Southeast by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)