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

  • ABET — Engineering Accreditation Commission
  • ABET — Computing Accreditation Commission
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • Alaska Police Standards Council
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Psychological Association
  • AACSB International
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: Medical Assistant and Paramedic Program
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation and Alaska State Board of Education
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
  • Society of American Foresters