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University of Alaska Fairbanks

College of Natural Science and Mathematics

Fairbanks, AK

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Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / College of Natural Science and Mathematics is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 81
Doctoral Degrees 28
Other Advanced Degrees 35

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Oral defense of project or thesis
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

255
Applied
81
Accepted
69
Enrolled
32%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum cumulative undergraduate and major GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards July 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

380
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.47%
Black or African American 0.26%
White or Caucasian 65%
American Indian or Alaska Native 2.89%
Asian 2.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.53%
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 8.16%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

127
Total faculty
Full-time - 124
Part-time - 3
Male (69)
Female (58)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Volcanology, glaciology, arctic climate change, high altitude auroral phenomena, arctic biological adaptations
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
63,591,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 755940
Fairbanks, AK  99775-5940
United States
Contact Dr. Kinchel Doerner
Dean
Email: fycnsm@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-7608
Fax: 907-474-5101

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