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Your chances of getting into University of Alaska Anchorage

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into UAA? University of Alaska Anchorage is an open admission policy institution. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met. New admission is often granted continually throughout the year. Please consult University of Alaska Anchorage directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

UAA GPA

GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 

3.39

Typical High School Grades 

B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of Alaska Anchorage?

GPA Requirements

The GPA requirements for getting into UAA are to have around a 3.39 high school GPA. You are required to have above average high school grades.

If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as UAA accepts 65% of students who apply.

Average GPA

The average unweighted GPA at UAA is 3.39 on the 4.0 scale. To achieve the average GPA for admission, you need to earn B+ letter grades and regularly score around 87-89 percent on tests and assignments in high school.  The school ranks #2 in Alaska for highest average GPA.

Importance of GPA

Since UAA is a test optional college, extra focus will be placed on your GPA when the school considers your application. As a result, it is very important that you meet the GPA requirements.

See additional colleges accepting applicants in the 3.4 GPA range.

Competitiveness by GPA Ranges

The table below outlines the number of admitted freshmen by GPA range as well as how competitive your GPA will be as compared with other applicants.

High School GPA's for admitted University of Alaska Anchorage students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 5.4% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.3% Good
3.50 to 3.74 15.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 15.1% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 11.3% Avg -
2.50 to 2.99 24.1% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 10.3% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 3.4% Reach
less than 1.00 3.4% Low

 What do these chances mean?

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

Calculate My Chances 

UAA SAT Scores

Testing Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required by University of Alaska Anchorage. The school has a test blind policy.

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting SAT 

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SAT Scores for University of Alaska Anchorage
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
SAT Scores for University of Alaska Anchorage
SAT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

UAA ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 

Not Reported

Applicants Submitting ACT 

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ACT Scores for University of Alaska Anchorage
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
Reading 25th Percentile N/A
Math 25th Percentile N/A
Composite 25th Percentile N/A
ACT Scores for University of Alaska Anchorage
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
Reading 75th Percentile N/A
Math 75th Percentile N/A
Composite 75th Percentile N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2022 starting class

High School Class Rank

61% of University of Alaska Anchorage freshman are in the top half of their high school graduating class and 35% are in the top quarter.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Alaska Anchorage students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 35%
Top 50% of class 61%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

Applying

Fall 2024 Application Deadline

Applications Due

Aug 15, 2024

Days left to Apply

23

Applicants have 23 days left until the Fall 2024 term applications are due on Aug 15, 2024.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Alaska Anchorage is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Alaska Anchorage and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Alaska Anchorage Application Requirements
Test Scores Not considered for admission, even if submitted (Test Blind)
High School GPA Not required for admission, but considered if submitted
High School Class Rank Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Recommendations Not considered for admission, even if submitted
Demonstration of Competencies Not considered for admission, even if submitted

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Alaska Anchorage
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Apply To 

Students applying to University of Alaska Anchorage often consider these colleges

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102553 IPEDS survey data for University of Alaska Anchorage.

Last updated February 24, 2024

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into University of Alaska Anchorage?

UAA has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges generally only require a high school diploma or a GED certificate to be admitted.