University of Alaska Southeast Overview
University of Alaska Southeast is a public institution located in Juneau, Alaska. Juneau is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is University of Alaska Southeast Known For?
- Students at UAS may have an easier time interacting with their teachers since the student to faculty ratio at the school is 10 to 1.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UAS.
- In 2017-2018, 61% of the faculty were full-time.
University of Alaska Southeast Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UAS has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UAS.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UAS has earned from around the web.
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|#63||Highest Paid Business Administration & Management Graduates||College Factual|
|#90||Highest Paid Business, Management & Marketing Graduates||College Factual|
Where Is University of Alaska Southeast?
Contact details for UAS are given below.
|Address:||11066 Auke Lake Way, Juneau, AK 99801-8697|
How Do I Get Into UAS?
You can apply to UAS online at: uaonline.alaska.edu/
Admission Requirements for UAS
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UAS?
Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 75%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.
Can I Afford University of Alaska Southeast?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UAS, approximately 29% of students took out student loans averaging $5,494 a year. That adds up to $21,976 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UAS is 9.8%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
University of Alaska Southeast Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 264 graduate students at the school.
Of the 588 full-time undergraduates at UAS, 39% are male and 61% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Alaska Southeast students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||5|
|Hispanic or Latino||47|
Alaska students aren't the only ones who study at University of Alaska Southeast. At this time, 10 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at University of Alaska Southeast
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UAS has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 3rd most popular in Alaska for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UAS
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Alaska Southeast was -5.2%. This is the #193 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UAS regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UAS majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Allied Health Professions||33%|
|Health/Medical Prep Programs||29%|
|Instructional Media Design||40%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||29%|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||31%|
|Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies||42%|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||12%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UAS ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UAS.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Alaska Southeast Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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