University of Alaska Fairbanks Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Alaska Fairbanks
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
Applicants Submitting SAT39%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||530|
|SAT Math 25th||520|
|SAT Composite 25th||1050|
|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.
|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%|
University of Alaska Fairbanks ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT44%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|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.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.19
Typical High School GradesB
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.
|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|
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%|
Applications are DueJun 15, 2020
Days left to Apply145
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|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Alaska Fairbanks and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Not applicable|
|High School GPA||Not applicable|
|High School Class Rank||Not applicable|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Not applicable|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Not applicable|
|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.