Get a Jump Start on College
Earn college credits from the University of Alaska Fairbanks — all while still in high school.LEARN MORE
Select the Dual Enrollment Opportunity Right for You
There’s no better way to make sure that you succeed in college than starting early. The University of Alaska Fairbanks offers programs that will save you time and money on college while you earn high school and college credit. Dual enrollment allows you to you take interesting college courses while you continue your high school classes. Your credits will not only count toward graduation at UAF and the University of Alaska Southeast (UAS), but can count at any university or college in the country.
To best serve every high school student, we have three opportunities to dual enroll at the University of Alaska Fairbanks and get a head start on college.
No matter where you live, you can earn college credit through UAF's fully online Alaska Advantage program. Take just one class. Enroll as a full-time student. At the University of Alaska Fairbanks you control your schedule, all while saving almost 50% on tuition.
Get a taste for what college is really like while finishing up high school. For students who live in the Fairbanks area and want the full UAF campus experience, North Star College offers a great opportunity to earn college credits while saving money and building skills for success.
If you’re a senior in high school who wants to take real college courses, the Alaska Higher Education Admission Decision (AHEAD) program will help you get a head start by providing formal admission to UAF as a general studies major.
of dual enrollment students go on to achieve a college degree within six years.
Average cost per credit for high school students — a 40% discount in costs per course.
General Education Requirement (GER) courses available online through UAF.
How to Apply for Dual Enrollment
Take the next step toward earning early college credit at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. We have the resources to help you get started.
Ready to get started?
Connect with a UAF Dual Enrollment counselor to get started. They'll help you decide which dual enrollment path is best for you, and be your guide as you take the next steps.