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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / Department of Alaska Native Studies and Rural Development is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Rural development

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Oral defense of project or thesis

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
7
Accepted
6
Enrolled
64%

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

International Students

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

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
25%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 30%
American Indian or Alaska Native 40%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 10%
Unknown 15%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: International indigenous leadership development, interrelationships between rural communities and global economy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 756500
Fairbanks, AK  99775-6500
United States
Contact Cathy Brooks
Department Co-Chair
Email: fydanrd@uaf.edu
Phone: 907-474-6528
Fax: 907-474-6325