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University of Alaska Fairbanks Tuition & Cost

Fairbanks, Alaska

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Alaska Resident Sticker Price
$20,281
In State Costs for University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fee Cost
Tuition$5,088
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,569
Room and Board $8,974
Other Expenses Budget$2,650
Out of State Resident Sticker Price
$33,217
Out of State Costs for University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fee Cost
Tuition$18,024
Books and Supplies$2,000
Other Fees$1,569
Room and Board $8,974
Other Expenses Budget$2,650

Residents of Alaska pay an annual total price of $20,281 to attend University of Alaska Fairbanks on a full time basis. This fee is comprised of $5,088 for tuition, $8,974 room and board, $2,000 for books and supplies and $1,569 for other fees.

Out of state residents are charged a total cost of $33,217 which is 63.8% higher than Alaska residents. The tuition charge is $18,024 while room and board is $8,974, books and supplies are $2,000 and other fees come in at $1,569.

All price data is sourced from the 2018/2019 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Alaska Fairbanks when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2017/2018
$9,010
Net Price by Income University of Alaska Fairbanks
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$7,349
$30,001 to $48,000$8,213
$48,001 to $75,000$9,990
$75,001 to $110,000$14,037
$110,000+$13,285

The average reported annual net price for University of Alaska Fairbanks for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,010 in 2017/2018. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

Finanical Aid University of Alaska Fairbanks
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Annual Total Grant Aid $7,457 77%
Pell Grant $4,145 26%
Federal Student Loan $5,094 26%

The average reported annual net price for University of Alaska Fairbanks for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $9,010 in 2017/2018.

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Alaska Fairbanks, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $42,448. The loan balance of $42,448 is a four year multiple of the $10,612 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $441 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.529%.

Example Loan $42,448
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.5%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $440.52
Total Interest Paid $10,414.15
Sum of All Loan Payments $52,862.15

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
$81,124
Year Alaska Residents Non Residents
1 $20,281 $33,217
2 $20,394 $33,402
3 $20,508 $33,588
4 $20,622 $33,776

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Alaska Fairbanks to be $81,124 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 0.6% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Alaska Fairbanks
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Alaska Residents $234 $702 $936
Out of State Residents $773 $2,319 $3,092

Estimated cost for a class at University of Alaska Fairbanks based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Alaska Fairbanks versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Alaska Fairbanks Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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