Mission Fulfillment Indicators

Student Success and Degree Attainment

Students are at the heart of UAF's mission. We are committed to the success of all students.

  •  First-time Full Time Bachelors student retention (fall to fall continued enrollment at UAF)*
  • Associate, Bachelors, Masters and PhD persistence (academic year to academic year continued enrollment for those that did not graduate)*
  • Associate, Bachelors, Masters and PhD graduation rates*
  • Gateway course pass rates*


UAF is a Land, Sea and Space Grant university, and research is integral to our identity, mission and goals.

  • Graduate degrees awarded*
  • Research expenditures per faculty FTE (full-time equivalent)
  • Dissemination of research as measured by publications per faculty FTE
  • Undergraduate student participation in research

Skilled Workforce

UAF's mission includes educating students for active citizenship and preparing them for lifelong learning and careers. We play a key role in preparing Alaska's workforce.

  • Graduates in high demand workforce areas
  • Student participation in internships and practicums
  • Graduates employed in Alaska (collected from state Department of Labor statistics)
  • Graduates continuing on to further education

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

UAF is committed to fostering a diverse, respectful and caring community.

  • Diversity in staff and faculty 
  • Campus climate survey results

*Indicators disaggregated by race, ethnicity, age, gender, socioeconomic status, first-generation college student