Choose UAF for your graduate education and work with internationally known faculty on globe-spanning research with an arctic focus. Alaska's leading Ph.D.-granting university, UAF offers graduate degrees in the arts and humanities, natural sciences, social sciences, education, engineering, management, and interdisciplinary studies. It is the #1 producer of peer-reviewed articles on the Arctic among academic and research institutions worldwide, and a top awarder of graduate degrees to Native Americans. Our geographic location and accomplished faculty combine to give UAF a well-earned reputation for northern research. Our membership in the University of the Arctic gives students the opportunity to gain a circum-Arctic perspective directly from the other countries of the Arctic. By working closely with faculty and their peers, our graduate students gain valuable experience that can lead to successful employment in the North — or anywhere their profession and passion take them.