How to Apply

To change your major please fill out the UAF Change of Major Form

  • Change of Major Form - pdf
    • Please submit your Change of Major Form to Crystal Frank at cafrank@alaska.edu for required signatures & further processing.
    • Please note: this form may only be used by undergraduate students who have been formally admitted to degree seeking status.

To Apply for the BA degree in Rural Development (RD), you must:

  •  Fill out an online application at UAF undergraduate Apply Now, with a $50 processing fee                              
  • Have completed at least 30 university level credits at the 100 level or above
  • Have a 2.0 or higher GPA

To Apply for the BA degree in Alaska Native Studies (ANS), you must:

  • Fill out an online application at UAF undergraduate Apply Now, with a $50 processsing fee
  • If your 30 university level credits have not been met, you may be placed into the ANS major until you have completed 30 credits. A Change of Major form can then be submitted to switch to the RD major at that time.

Undergraduate student application deadlines

  • November 1 - spring semester
  • May 1 - summer sessions
  • June 15 - fall semester
 
NOTE: Students applying to baccalaureate programs after the published deadlines will be considered for admission into premajor, bachelor's intended status. Applications are processed in the order they are received. Applications received after the published deadlines may not be processed by the beginning of the semester.

If you did not apply online, send completed application packets to:

UAF Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 757480
Fairbanks , Alaska 99775-7480
(907) 474-7500; (800) 478-1UAF; Fax: (907) 474-5379
Email: admissions@uaf.edu

For specific information about the RD Bachelor's degree program, please call:

1-888-574-6528 (Fairbanks DANSRD Office) or 1-800-770-9531 (Anchorage DANSRD Office) or email fydanrd@uaf.edu


Admission to the UAF Master's degree program in Rural Development (RD) followsUAF Graduate School requirements and deadlines.

To apply for the MA degree, you must have:

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with at least a 3.0 ("B") cumulative grade point average in undergraduate studies, and a 3.0 average in your major.

BA degrees should be in one of the following: Rural Development, Alaska Native Studies, Business Administration, Natural Resources Management, Political Science, Economics, Northern Studies, or a related field, based on review and approval of RD program faculty.

  • TOEFL = 550 (if English is not your native language)
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Original transcripts from all higher education institutions attended
  • Resume/vitae

NOTE: Students with a BA degree grade point average below 3.0 must take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Application deadlines:

Fall semester admission: TBA (DANSRD ONLY)
Spring semester admission: TBA

Completed an Admissions application:

UAF Office of Admissions
P.O. Box 757480
Fairbanks , Alaska 99775-7480
Phone: (907) 474-7500; Toll free: (800) 478-1UAF; Fax: (907) 474-5379
Email: admissions@uaf.edu

 

 


 

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