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Where will your journey take the world?

Here at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, you'll master your fields of study, make lifelong friends, explore an environment like no other and contribute to research that will change lives everywhere.

Welcome to life at the top.

 

Apply for admission online.
We'll guide you through it, step by step.

Admissions counselors can answer
many of your questions about UAF.

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From accounting to Yup’ik language and culture.

There’s a program for you here, and myriad minors, majors, degrees and certificates for you to earn. Perform research alongside academic powerhouses. Find and explore your voice in the arts. Make even more of your military service. Here’s where your intellectual journey gets good:

A UAF research assistant professor collecting snow samples.
A group of UAF students pose outside the Wood Center

A place to find yourself.

As you meet unique people across this landscape, you’ll learn to see everything differently.

Include everyone in the journey.

Not everyone’s support system looks the same. Yours may be family or friends. It may not look anything like your classmate’s support system either, and that’s OK. That’s why UAF provides students — and their support systems — with what’s needed for success.

UAF Students gather at a picnic table outside the Wood Center on the Fairbanks Troth Yeddha' campus

What — and who — we’re made of

Where you'll learn.

Wilderness surrounds Fairbanks, yet highways, airlines, fiber and satellites firmly connect it to the world. So you can attend and earn your degree online from anywhere.

In Fairbanks, you’ll find the Troth Yeddha’ Campus, the UAF Community and Technical College and the Interior Alaska Campus. Beyond, regional campuses serve Kotzebue, Bethel, Nome and Dillingham. Research sites can take you to Kodiak in the south, Juneau in the east and Toolik Lake above the Arctic Circle.

Static graphic map of Alaska showing UAF campus locations

 

News and events

Aurora magazine
  • A group of caribou crosses the Spine Road in the Kuparuk River floodplain, west of Prudhoe Bay on Alaska's North Slope

    Aurora winter 2023 issue

    From the ancient to the future: Read about two anthropologists’ lifelong commitment to Alaska, an esports upgrade and how Nanook Nation rallied for students this fall.

Read winter 2023 issue
News
  • Veterinary students inspecting dogs before Yukon Quest start

    Study charts dog injuries' impact on Yukon Quest finishes

    March 01, 2024

    Sled dogs that have wrist injuries during the Yukon Quest International Sled Dog Race are more likely to finish the race than dogs with other types of injury or illness, researchers have discovered.

  • A black dog stands by a trail in the snow that passes through a puddle filled with chunks of ice. In the background is a high bank on which spruce trees grow.

    Wet overflow a winter hazard in Alaska

    March 01, 2024

    While following a snowmachine trail recently, my dog and I came to a low spot that looked like a swimming pool filled with ice water. The air temperature was about 5 degrees F.

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Land acknowledgment

We acknowledge the Alaska Native nations on whose ancestral lands our campuses reside.
In Fairbanks, our Troth Yeddha’ campus is located on the ancestral lands
of the Dena people of the lower Tanana River.