About UAA


100+ programs


students Anchorage & community campuses UAA Institutional Research, Fall 2019 Closing Data

91% Alaska residents

Outline of the State of Alaska Anchorage & community campuses UAA Institutional Research, Fall 2016 Closing Data

13 NCAA sports

Spirit the UAA Mascot

Mascot: Spirit

Anchorage campus

100+ clubs

Anchorage campus

16:1 student-faculty ratio

Anchorage & community campuses UAA Institutional Research, Fall 2019 Closing Data

$7,014 One year estimate for full-time resident tuition and fees

Resident Tuition for upper division courses: $282 per credit hour Resident Tuition for lower division courses: $234 per credit hour Anchorage campus

$26Min scholarships & grants awarded

Anchorage & community campuses


Our Campuses

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest university in the state and one of three universities in the University of Alaska statewide system. UAA's Main Campus is located in Anchorage, with four community campuses and extension sites throughout Southcentral Alaska.

Prince William Sound College

Prince William Sound College (PWSC) serves the vast Valdez, Copper Basin and Cordova regions. From the primary location in Valdez, about 300 miles southeast of Anchorage, PWSC provides access to a variety of educational and training opportunities in a geographically rich, culturally diverse and inclusive environment.

PWSC attracts people with an adventuresome spirit who want to combine the love of outdoor activities with the opportunity to achieve their academic and career goals. The College offers the Associate of Arts (general transfer) degree, A.A.S. degrees in Industrial Technology and Outdoor Leadership, a variety of professional development and workforce training courses and certifications, adult basic education and GED preparation. PWSC plays a unique role in protecting the Prince William Sound ecosystem through its extensive offerings of Fishing Vessel Training and related safety and preparedness training opportunities. Our Health & Fitness Center and the Whitney Museum provide recreational and cultural opportunities for students, community members, and visitors. In partnership with the BLM, Alyeska Pipeline Services, Providence Valdez Medical Center and numerous other local employers, PWSC provides internship and career pathway options. PWSC maintains three apartment-style residence buildings offering a variety of affordable, independent living options for residential students.

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Prince William Sound College

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