North Star College

Take real college courses at the University of Alaska Fairbanks while enrolled in high school to graduate sooner and save money.

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Why Dual Enroll in the University of Alaska Fairbanks?

Are you a junior or senior in high school on track to graduate and looking to get a head start on college? The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District (FNSBSD) offer a dual enrollment program for students like you to get a taste of the college experience while finishing up high school.

As a student dual-enrolled in North Star College, you’ll have the support of a dedicated team of advisors, faculty mentors and peers. Each semester, you’ll take a one-credit support class to learn about skills and strategies for success in college courses. By the time you graduate from North Star College, you’ll have the confidence and credits to enter college prepared to succeed.



North Star College admission requirements

Each year, North Star College accepts up to 90 juniors and 90 seniors through a lottery program. You must have minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average and be on track for graduation to qualify for admission into the University of Alaska Fairbanks through North Star College.




How Can Dual Enrollment at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Help You?

Attending college is a major personal and financial decision for you and your family. And the transition from high school to college is not always easy. North Star College makes continuing your education easier by introducing you to college courses and campus life earlier.

North Star College students enter college with a huge advantage over their peers. By starting at the University of Alaska Fairbanks through North Star College, you’ll learn more about yourself and what interests you academically and professionally. This means that you may already know what UAF major you want to explore and what career you want to pursue after graduation.

We're proud to boast that 88% of UAF's dual enrollment students achieve a college degree within six years.



Get Started at North Star College

Take the next step toward earning college credit while finishing high school. 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.