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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
1110-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
38%
SAT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 560
SAT Math 25th 550
SAT Composite 25th 1110
SAT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 680
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Average SAT Score 1220

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 39 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1110 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 1000. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. 38 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
1330 and Above Good >85%
1220 to 1330 Avg + 77%-85%
1110 to 1220 Avg - 66%-77%
1000 to 1110 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1000 Low <54%
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University of Alaska Fairbanks ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
17-25 
Applicants Submitting ACT
75%
ACT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 15
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 17
ACT Scores for University of Alaska Fairbanks
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
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 17 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 69 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 13 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 75 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 + 77%-85%
17 to 21 Avg - 66%-77%
13 to 17 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 13 Low <54%
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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. 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 77% 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 Admission Chances
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 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jun 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jun 15, 2019.

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.