University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Admission

University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Admission


Certificate/Associate Degree Programs
  • at least 18 years old, or
  • have a high school diploma, or
  • have a General Educational Development (GED) diploma.
Bachelor Degree Programs
  • Have a high school diploma, and
  • Pass the 16-credit high school core curriculum with at least a 2.5, and
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 2.5, and
  • Submit ACT or SAT test scores
    • If you are applying to UAF for the academic years 2021-22, 2022-23, 2023-24, 2024-25 or summer 2025, your ACT and SAT scores will be waived.

Applications for admission to occupational endorsement programs

When to Apply

Applications for admission to occupational endorsement programs are due no later than June 15 for fall semester, Nov. 1 for spring semester and May 1 for summer semester.

How to Apply

To be admitted to UAF, a student must:

  1. Submit an application for admission
    Apply online. Applications must be received before the published deadlines. There is no fee to apply for an occupational endorsement program.
  2. Submit transcripts
    Most applicants to occupational endorsement programs are not required to submit high school, GED or college transcripts, but all are strongly encouraged to do so. Transfer students who want to receive credit for prior work must submit official transcripts and need to work with their advisor to request courses that will apply toward the occupational endorsement.

Admission Requirements

For admission to occupational endorsement programs, official documentation must be provided showing that the applicant meets program age requirements by the first day of the semester (see individual program descriptions for minimum age requirements).

Program Completion

Occupational endorsement programs require between 9 and 29 credit hours that will be posted to the student’s transcript upon completion and approval by the academic department. The credit hours may be applied to other undergraduate degree programs when applicable. Some occupational endorsement programs are not eligible for financial aid. Students should check with an advisor for the specific requirements for their program.

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