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.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Alaska Fairbanks is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||650|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1280|
|Average SAT Score||1160|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Alaska Fairbanks?
University of Alaska Fairbanks typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 900. 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.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1280 and Above||Good||>84%|
|1155 to 1280||Avg +||76%-84%|
|1030 to 1155||Avg -||65%-76%|
|905 to 1030||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 905||Low||<52%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||15|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||17|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||25|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||25|
|Average ACT Score||21|
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. The school ranks #1 in Alaska for highest average ACT composite score. 44 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Alaska Fairbanks.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|25 and Above||Good||>84%|
|21 to 25||Avg +||76%-84%|
|17 to 21||Avg -||65%-76%|
|13 to 17||Reach||52%-65%|
|Less than 13||Low||<52%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Alaska Fairbanks?
Applicants 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
67% of University of Alaska Fairbanks freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|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%|
The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Mar 1, 2021.
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Alaska Fairbanks is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Alaska Fairbanks and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Neither required nor recommended|
|Recommendations||Neither required nor recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
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.