Anchorage, AK

School Details

Surrounded by an environment that is both urban and wild, the University of Alaska Anchorage is a gateway to innovative thinking, learning and exploration. Located in Anchorage and on community campuses in Southcentral Alaska, UAA is committed to serving the higher education needs of the state, its communities, and its diverse peoples with a mission “to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement, and creative expression.”

Founded in 1950, the University of Alaska Anchorage is an open-access university with academic programs leading to occupational endorsements; undergraduate and graduate certificates; and associate, baccalaureate and graduate degrees. Programs are housed in the following colleges:

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • College of Business and Public Policy
  • College of Education
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Health
  • Community and Technical College
  • University Honors College

UAOnline can offer many degrees online through the Anchorage campus as well as the other UA campuses.

Accreditation & Licensing

University of Alaska Anchorage is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

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