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Fairbanks, Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Alaska Fairbanks

Open Admission Policy

Can I get into University of Alaska Fairbanks? University of Alaska Fairbanks 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 Fairbanks directly to learn the specifics of its open admission policy.

University of Alaska Fairbanks SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1050-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
39%
SAT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 530
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1050
SAT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1160

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks?

University of Alaska Fairbanks typically requires applicants to be in the top 51 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 940. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #1 in Alaska for highest average SAT composite score. 39 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

SAT scores are not required for admission consideration at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Alaska Fairbanks admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >84%
1160 to 1270 Avg + 76%-84%
1050 to 1160 Avg - 65%-76%
940 to 1050 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 940 Low <52%
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University of Alaska Fairbanks ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
44%
ACT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 25
ACT Math 75th 25
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Alaska Fairbanks?

Admission data indicates that University of Alaska Fairbanks regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 14 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Alaska for highest average ACT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alaska Fairbanks.

ACT scores are not required for admission consideration at University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Alaska Fairbanks admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >85%
21 to 25 Avg + 76%-85%
18 to 21 Avg - 67%-76%
15 to 18 Reach 56%-67%
Less than 15 Low <56%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.19
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into University of Alaska Fairbanks. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Alaska Fairbanks was 3.19 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #1 in Alaska for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.19 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of Alaska Fairbanks accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Alaska Fairbanks students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 15% Good
3.25 to 3.50 17% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 15% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 21% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 9% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 2% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

67% of University of Alaska Fairbanks freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Alaska Fairbanks students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 39%
Top 50% of class 67%
Bottom 50% of class 33%
Bottom 25% of class 12%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 15, 2020
Days left to Apply
145

Applicants have 145 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 15, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of Alaska Fairbanks before the Jun 15 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Mar 14 Mar 27
May 2 May 15
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Feb 8 Feb 19
Apr 4 Apr 14

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Alaska Fairbanks and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Alaska Fairbanks Admission Requirements
Test Scores Not applicable
High School GPA Not applicable
High School Class Rank Not applicable
Completion of College Preparatory Program Not applicable
Recommendations Not applicable
Demonstration of Competencies Not applicable

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Alaska Fairbanks
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=102614 IPEDS survey data for University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Frequently Asked Questions

39% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Alaska Fairbanks. 44% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

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