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University of Alaska Fairbanks - 2016

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General Admissions

Entrance Requirements and Recommendations


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Graduate programs: An application for admission, including a $60 non-refundable processing fee; official transcripts from each college or university attended; some programs require GRE or GMAT and TOEFL (if applicable); resume of work and/or research experience; bachelor degree from accredited institution with at least a 3.0 GPA or GRE scores with less than a 3.0 GPA; 3 letters of recommendation; statement of academic goals. PhD candidates must submit a description of their proposed graduate program and professional goals.

Undergraduate programs: An application for admission, including a $50 non-refundable processing fee; official high school transcripts or, for transfer students, college transcripts; ACT or SAT scores; high school diploma with at least a 3.0 overall GPA; or at least a 2.5 overall GPA and an ACT composite score of at least 18 or SAT total score of at least 1290; pass a 16-credit high school core curriculum (see website) with at least a 2.5 GPA. ACT and SAT scores are only used for admissions if your GPA is less than 3.0, but they are used for placement in math and English classes. Transfer students must have a 2.0 GPA in previous college work, and an honorable dismissal from previous schools.


The priority application deadline for financial aid is February 15.

Graduate programs: Applicants should apply 6-9 months before the beginning of the semester in which they intend to enroll. Some departments require submission of application materials as early as February 1 for consideration of assistantships. The application deadline for graduate studies is June 1 for the Fall semester and October 15 for the Spring Semester.

Undergraduate programs: High school seniors should apply for admission during the first semester of their senior year. The application deadline is July 1 for Fall semester and November 1 for Spring semester. Transfer students should apply at least 3-4 months before beginning of semester in which they intend to enroll.

International students: The deadline for international applications is March 1 for the fall semester and September 1 for the Spring semester.