The Bristol Bay Campus, College of Rural Alaska of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, seeks to provide educational opportunities through which Alaskans, particularly Alaska Natives and rural residents, are empowered to effect social and economic changes in their communities as well as to protect and enrich the quality of their lives and culture.
The UAF Bristol Bay Campus is located in Dillingham in southwest Alaska. The campus serves 33 villages, an area of approximately 55,000 sq. miles, through distance delivery, correspondence, itinerant instructors, and more traditional methods.
Academic and vocational courses are offered throughout the Bristol Bay region. The campus offers an Associate of Arts degree in general studies and Associate of Applied Science degrees in applied accounting, applied business, apprenticeship technology, community health, early childhood, human service technology, interdisciplinary studies, microcomputer support specialist, office management and technology, and renewable resources. Bachelor’s degrees are available in elementary education, rural development, social work and interdisciplinary studies. A Master’s degree program in rural development is available to Bristol Bay residents.