Paying for University of Alaska Fairbanks

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $7,176 for Alaska residents and $21,312 for out-of-state students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,154 for Alaska residents and $23,813 for out-of-state students.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $13,090 when a student lives on campus and $16,300 when a student lives off campus at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

  • Undergraduate Tuition: $21,312 ($7,176 Alaska residents)
  • Graduate Tuition: $23,813 ($12,154 Alaska residents)

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Cost of Attendance (COA)

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees is $7,176 for Alaska residents and $21,312 for out-of-state students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate school tuition & fees is $12,154 for Alaska residents and $23,813 for out-of-state students. 45 out of total 6,429 undergraduate students (1%) received financial aid(grants or scholarship) and the average amount of the aid is $6,529.
The living costs including room, board, and other expenses are $13,090 when a student lives on campus and $16,300 when a student lives off campus at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The total cost of attendance (COA) is $36,402 before receiving financial aid and the net price with financial aid is $29,873.
University of Alaska Fairbanks 2020 Cost of Attendance
Tuition & Fees$7,176 (Alaska Residents)
$21,312 (out-of-state)
Living Costs$13,090 (On-campus)
$16,300 (Off-campus)
Cost of attendance
Living on Campus$23,847 (Alaska Residents)
$40,488 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$27,057 (Alaska Residents)
$43,698 Out-of-State
Average Financial Amount$6,529
Net Price after Aid
Living on Campus$17,318 (Alaska Residents)
$33,959 Out-of-State
Living off Campus$20,528 (Alaska Residents)
$37,169 Out-of-State

UAF 2020 Tuition & Fees

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition & fees of University of Alaska Fairbanks are $7,176 for Alaska residents and $21,312 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.06% compared to previous academic year. The graduate tuition & fees are $12,154 for Alaska residents and $23,813 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.85% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition & fees at University of Alaska Fairbanks
UndergraduateGraduate
Alaska residentsOut of StateAlaska residentsOut of State
2015-2016$6,982$20,534$9,409$18,130
2016-2017$7,346$21,584$9,821$18,960
2017-2018$7,910$23,382$10,858$21,518
2018-2019$8,244$24,175$11,544$22,856
2019-2020$8,757$25,398$12,256$24,193
2020-2021$7,176$21,312$12,154$23,813

UAF 2020 Living Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $14,690 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of Alaska Fairbanks. On-campus living costs are increased by 12.61% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,300. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,380$2,650$10,500$4,250
2016-2017$8,530$2,650$12,080$4,250
2017-2018$8,730$2,650$12,500$4,250
2018-2019$8,974$2,650$12,050$4,250
2019-2020$10,440$2,650$12,050$4,250
2020-2021$10,540$2,650$12,050$4,250

UAF 2020 Tuition per Credit Hour

For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $246 for Alaska residents and $812 for other students for undergraduate programs. The undergraduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.05% compared to previous academic year. the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $513 for Alaska residents and $1,079 for other students at University of Alaska Fairbanks. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 4.96% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Tuition per Credit Hour University of Alaska Fairbanks
UndergraduateGraduate
Alaska residentsOut of StateAlaska residentsOut of State
2015-2016$202$668$423$864
2016-2017$212$701$444$907
2017-2018$223$736$466$979
2018-2019$234$773$489$1,028
2019-2020$246$812$513$1,079
2020-2021$246$812$513$1,079

UAF 2020 Book & Supply Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, The average books & supplies cost at University of Alaska Fairbanks is $2,000. The book & supply costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Costs for Books & Supplies University of Alaska Fairbanks
Books & Supplies Costs
2015-2016$1,400
2016-2017$1,400
2017-2018$2,000
2018-2019$2,000
2019-2020$2,000
2020-2021$2,000

UAF Alternative Tuition Plans

University of Alaska Fairbanks offers alternative tuition plans including Tuition payment plan.
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