Financial Aid at UAA

The average amount of financial aid is $6,993 where 52% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at University of Alaska Anchorage. The average amount of tuition & fees is $7,508 for Alaska residents and $21,635 for out-of-state students at University of Alaska Anchorage.
  • Average Financial Aid: $6,993
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $21,635 ($7,508 Alaska residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2022-2023, total 5,375 students (52% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $6,993. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at University of Alaska Anchorage.
Financial Aid Statistics at University of Alaska Anchorage
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid5,37552%$6,993
Pell Grants1,98019%$4,025
Federal Student Loans1,62416%$6,647

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 609 students (92% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 608 students (91% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $8,929 and the average amount of student loan aid is $6,063. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at University of Alaska Anchorage.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at University of Alaska Anchorage
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid60992%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources59690%$8,929
Federal Grants26840%$8,646
Pell Grants22033%$4,861
Other Federal Grants26340%$4,744
State/Local Grants42263%$4,392
Institutional Grants48773%$2,364
Student Loans13420%$6,063
Federal Student Loans12919%$5,144
Other Student Loans132%$11,450

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at University of Alaska Anchorage. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (University of Alaska Anchorage.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at University of Alaska Anchorage
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level263253$12,483
$0-$30,000107107$17,011
$30,001-$48,0004747$13,715
$48,001-$75,0004545$10,985
$75,001-$110,0002723$6,665
$110,001 or more3731$3,892

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University of Alaska Southeast (Alaska Southeast) is a Public, 4-years school located in Juneau, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,726 for Alaska residents and $25,041 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 1,923 and student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1 (11.11%).
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University of Alaska Anchorage (Alaska Anchorage) is a Public, 4-years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,508 for Alaska residents and $21,635 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 10,464 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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Alaska Pacific University (Alaska Pacific) is a Private, 4-years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $20,760. The school has a total enrollment of 595 and student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1 (12.50%).
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Alaska Career College (Alaska Career) is a Private, 2-4 years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $16,245. The school has a total enrollment of 268 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Lowest Tuition in Alaska

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Ilisagvik College (Ilisagvik) is a Public, 4-years school located in Barrow, AK. Ilisagvik College is a tribal college.The 2023 tuition & fees is $5,260 for Alaska residents and $5,260 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 179 and student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1 (12.50%).
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Alaska Bible College (Alaska Bible) is a Private, 4-years school located in Palmer, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $10,900. The school has a total enrollment of 39 and student to faculty ratio is 3 to 1 (33.33%).
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Alaska Pacific University (Alaska Pacific) is a Private, 4-years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $20,760. The school has a total enrollment of 595 and student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1 (12.50%).
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University of Alaska Anchorage (Alaska Anchorage) is a Public, 4-years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $7,508 for Alaska residents and $21,635 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 10,464 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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University of Alaska Southeast (Alaska Southeast) is a Public, 4-years school located in Juneau, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,726 for Alaska residents and $25,041 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 1,923 and student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1 (11.11%).
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Alaska Pacific University (Alaska Pacific) is a Private, 4-years school located in Anchorage, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $20,760. The school has a total enrollment of 595 and student to faculty ratio is 8 to 1 (12.50%).
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University of Alaska Southeast (Alaska Southeast) is a Public, 4-years school located in Juneau, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $8,726 for Alaska residents and $25,041 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 1,923 and student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1 (11.11%).
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University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is a Public, 4-years school located in Fairbanks, AK. The 2023 tuition & fees is $9,612 for Alaska residents and $26,073 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 6,607 and student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1 (9.09%).
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2022-2023