UAF is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Additionally it has the following specialized accreditations, certifications and standards:

  • ABET
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Alaska Police Standards
  • American Association of Museums
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: Dental Hygiene, Medical Assisting and Paramedic Program
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and Alaska State Board of Education
  • Society of American Foresters