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University of Alaska Fairbanks

School of Education

Fairbanks, AK

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University of Alaska Fairbanks

Overview

University of Alaska Fairbanks / School of Education is located in Fairbanks, AK, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Graduate Certificate)
Master of Education (M Ed)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Other Advanced Degrees 21

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
43
Accepted
39
Enrolled
58%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No
Spring deadline October 1st August 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
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: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

173
Total Graduate Students
73%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
26%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.89%
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 4.62%
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.2%
Unknown 19.08%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 2
Male (6)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Native ways of knowing, classroom research in methods of literacy instruction, multiple intelligence theory, geometry concept development, mathematics and science curriculum development
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
203,000

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 756480
Fairbanks, AK  99775-6480
United States
Contact Steve Atwater
Interim Dean
Email: uaf-soe-school@alaska.edu
Phone: 907-474-7341
Fax: 907-474-5451