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.
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 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.
What — and who — we’re made of
42 years before
Alaska became a state
from 49 states and
make up the Fairbanks campus
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.
News and events
September 19, 2023
The first use of a novel method of analyzing Mars’ gravitational force supports the idea that the planet once had an extensive northern ocean. In doing so, the method defines the scope of what scientists refer to as the northern Martian paleo-ocean in more detail.
September 16, 2023
The University of Alaska Foundation Board of Directors has awarded the 2023 Edith R. Bullock Prize for Excellence to Jessica Black. Black, associate vice chancellor for rural, community and Native education at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been a faculty member since 2006.
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.