Alaska Pacific University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Alaska Pacific University is 7:1, and the school has 89.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Alaska Pacific University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography; Education, General; Counseling Psychology; and Human Services, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 70.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Humanities
Mathematics
English (including composition)
Sciences (biological or physical)
Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 7:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution N/A

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 19%
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 19%
Education, General 14%
Counseling Psychology 10%
Human Services, General 9%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Certificate, Associate, transfer-associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - other
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 100%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 71%
4-year graduation rate 52%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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