FAST FACTS
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Location:Anchorage
Setting:Urban
Population:301,134
Enrollment:14,573
On Campus:7%
Language:English
Calendar:Semester
Approximate:
  • Fall 08/25-12/13
  • Spring 01/12-05/02

Tuition & Payments
PLAN A: UNEVEN
You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees:
$3,393

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:
$5,588

Additional Information
Receive From Canada
N/A

Campus Diversity
63%Caucasian
5%African American
7%Hispanic
10%Asian American
12%Native American
1%International
2%Other


Campus Links
Home Page
Catalog
Outgoing Students
Incoming Students

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office


The University of Alaska Anchorage is a comprehensive metropolitan university situated at the heart of a vast and magnificent state. Located on the edge of the nations's last great wilderness, UAA is far from remote in the things that matter to students. Innovative programs, a world class faculty, a state of the art Health Sciences Center, and the brand new Alaska Airlines Center are just the beginning.

It is beautiful here in a thousand different ways. Just when you learn to appreciate them all, you will discover the thousand and first. The university is only minutes away from both mountains and coastlines and offers engaging activities, breathtaking views, and amazing wildlife.

Campus Location - UAA is located in the heart of Anchorage, the largest city in the state with over 300,000 residents.

Helpful Information - Tempeatures in Anchorage are not as extreme as in other parts of the state. For example, the average temperature in July is 65 degrees while the average temperature in January is 20 degrees.

Programs
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Aerospace Sciences: Aviation Studies

Anthropology: Anthropology

Area Studies: International Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Fine Art

Athletics: Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Accounting, Finance/Banking, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Supply and Logistics Management

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Engineering: Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering, Geomatics Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

English: English

Food Science: Culinary Arts, Nutrition

Foreign Language: Languages

General Studies: Interdisciplinary Studies, Liberal Studies, Natural Sciences

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Dental Hygiene, Dietetics, Health Science, Medical Technology

History: History

Hospitality and Tourism: Hospitality Management, Hotel/Restaurant Management

Industrial Studies: Construction Management

Information Studies: Computer Science

International Studies: International Studies

Mathematics: Mathematics

Military Sciences: Air Force ROTC, Army ROTC

Performing Arts: Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Theater Arts/Drama

Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Human Services, Sociology

Technology: Technology Studies

Closed Programs
Nursing, Social Work and Education

Limitations
Departmental approval required for upper division business courses.

Conditions
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • None.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Only available at March conference
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will not accept
Tuition/Fees
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees Per Semester - Plan A Students
  • Figures are current as of 11/19/2014.
  • Estimated cost: $3,393.
  • Expect 5-15% increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on 15 hours. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your actual enrollment.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan A students.
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan A: 19 ($210.00 per additional hour)
  • Plan B: 19
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 11/19/2014.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Housing Deposit: $200 Year Plan A & B Mandatory
Activity Fee: $36 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Athletic Fee: $108 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Health Service Fee: $96 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Technology Fee: $60 Semester Plan A Mandatory
Parking Fee: $250 Year Plan A & B Optional
Transportation Fee: $10 Semester Plan A Mandatory

Financial Aid
Plan A
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.

For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:

  • Pell
  • SEOG
  • DL
  • Plus
Use FAFSA CODE: 011462

Plan B
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Room/Meals
  • Figures are current as of 11/19/2014.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Single: $3,708
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $823
  • Proximity to campus: within 1 mile
  • Local Public Transportation Available to Campus
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1850 per semester for 6 meals per week.
  • $1875 per semester for 9 meals per week.
  • $1975 per semester for 12 meals per week.


All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.