UAA is the premier university in the heart of Alaska's largest city with campuses throughout
Southcentral Alaska. Where culture, innovation and adventure converge, the unique
locations provide unparalleled access to industry connections, Arctic research, outdoor
recreation and more, facilitating once-in-a-lifetime experiences, groundbreaking education and
UAA offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs that consistently prepare students for success after
graduation. State-of-the-art classroom instruction and hands-on learning collide in UAA's innovative academic
programs, which feature unique courses that train students to lead Alaska into the future.
Learn more about admissions processes, taking classes, tour UAA in-person or virtually, and find out more about financial aid.
The Office of Financial Aid is available to offer support and advice so you can make informed decisions regarding college
funding options. The Enrollment Services Center offers virtual and walk-in appointments to help students apply; get help with
financial aid, scholarships, and more.
From 13 competitive NCAA teams to recreation and intramural and club sports, students have the opportunity to
excel in athletics at every level. The Alaska Airlines Center and Seawolf Sports Complex offer recreation as well
as hosting community events and concerts. Students can take advantage of cheering for SeawolfNation with free
tickets to many games.
UAA is a hub for cutting-edge theoretical and applied research in health, engineering, and the physical and
social sciences. In nearly every discipline, undergraduate and graduate students have the opportunity to join
research teams and collaborate with experienced faculty mentors.
Explore the wide variety of services and resources available at UAA to help promote your
academic and personal
success and well-being. From academic advising to student clubs and residence life, we're
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Located in the ancestral homelands of the Dena'ina, Ahtna Dene, Alutiiq/Sugpiak, Chugachmiut and Eyak peoples,
Alaska Native curriculum at UAA provides an in-depth perspective on contemporary Alaska Native societies,
languages, cultures, history, politics, art, governments and corporations.
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Backed by more than 700 supporters, the UAA gymnastics team has met the fundraising goal necessary to reinstate its 2021-22 season. The team is clear to start competing this winter while working toward their next fundraising goal.
UAA is partnering with Willamette University College of Law to expand access to law degrees for Alaskan students, offering a new direct-admit juris doctor program for qualified UAA students and alumni who are planning to attend law school.
An estate gift valued at approximately $15 million from the late Caroline “Carrie” E.B. Lewis will support two endowments that build educational opportunities for first-generation college students and foster student success initiatives at UAA.
UA President Pat Pitney has selected former Alaska Governor Sean Parnell to serve as the next UAA chancellor. Parnell succeeds UAA Interim Chancellor Bruce Schultz and will assume his new position on June 12, 2021.
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