What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Prepare yourself financially for your education. Compare University of Alaska Fairbanks' tuition and fees to American colleges and universities. Check for price trends and potential increases to see if you have to allocate more funds for the next four years of college bills.
Tuition & Fees Comparison
The next table outlines how UAF measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
|Nationwide||Far Western US||Alaska|
|Tuition and Fees||Average||Average||Expensive|
|In-State Tuition and Fees||Inexpensive||Below Average||Average|
In-State Tuition Offered
UAF fees and tuition is dramatically reduced for students living in Alaska. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $7,910 for the 2017 - 2018 year, 66.2% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $6,467 and fees $1,443.
UAF out-of-state undergrads paid $23,382 in tuition and fees in 2017 - 2018. $2,038 was charged for fees, and $21,344 was tuition.
The next table outlines the costs defined above for the 2017 - 2018 school year.
See UAF cost per credit hour here.
Are Tuition & Fees Increasing or Decreasing?
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending University of Alaska Fairbanks grew with a standard yearly rate of 5.1% within the last 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 4.9% and fees grew by 21.7%. Due to this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees this year will total $24,577.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $50,410 and $106,103 for a four-year degree. Remember, this does not cover additional charges such as room and board, books, and transportation.
Look at this next chart to see how UAF tuition and fees might grow including residence based discounts in the future.
Mainly due to inflation as well as other factors, the price of college is likely to grow every year. For this reason your final year of college could be much more than your initial year.
Learn answers to your financial problems in the tuition & fees FAQ.