University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Alaska’s Largest University

    The University of Alaska Anchorage is the state's largest post-secondary institution. It is comprised of the Anchorage Campus located in the heart of Alaska's largest city, as well as Kenai Peninsula College, Matanuska-Susitna College, Kodiak College and Prince William Sound College, all located in some of the most beautiful places in Alaska.

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People Mover bus with 'Masks Required' marquee drives down UAA Drive.

Pilot study sheds light on the well-being of Alaska’s veterans during pandemic

UAA assistant professors Ashley O’Connor and Amber Worthington examined the impacts that stay-at-home orders had on Alaska’s veteran populations.

Read Full Story : Pilot study sheds light on the well-being of Alaska’s veterans during pandemic

Alaska Space Grant awarded to engineering alumnus to study Arctic corrosion

Tyler Cushman’s graduate research will study a process known as atmospheric corrosion in cold climates through a collaboration with NASA and is expected to have wider benefits for Alaska’s infrastructure.

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Tyler Cushman
UAA students approach Rasmuson Hall on an early fall day

UAA earned high marks for its undergraduate engineering, nursing, computer science and business programs in the 2022 Best Colleges rankings released by U.S. News and World Report.

UAA ranked among 2022 Best Colleges by U.S. News
Automotive Technology student Mallory Hanna works on a brake assembly during instructor Randal Smith's brake systems (ADT A150) course in UAA's Automotive and Diesel Technology Building.

Last fall, UAA announced its Fast Track Certificate program. This year, the Municipality of Anchorage has collaborated with the university with a $3 million American Rescue Plan Act grant that broadens the scope of the Fast Track program.

Fast Track Certificates 2.0
Seawolf logo against green and gold gradient background

UAA alumni and Seawolf gymnastics coaches Marie-Sophie Boggasch and Kendra Daniels talk about achieving reinstatement for this season, the work ahead and their journeys from performing to coaching gymnastics.

Podcast: Gymnastics alumni and coaches campaign to Save UAA Gymnastics
Virtual UAA campus tour screen grab

Explore everything UAA has to offer from the comfort of your home through UAA's interactive virtual tour. Student guides lead you through campus, introducing key buildings and facilities along the way. Each tour stop is supplemented by a variety of photos, videos and 360-degree images that immerse you in the unique atmosphere of the Anchorage campus.

Explore UAA through a virtual tour