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University of Alaska--Southeast is a public institution that was founded in 1986. It has a rural setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Alaska--Southeast's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (West), Tier 2. Its in-state tuition and fees are $5,740 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $18,190 (2012-13).
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The University of Alaska Southeast is an exciting place to attend college. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to your success. They believe in bringing you out of the classroom to gain experience in your chosen field. Our location in Alaska's capital gives us access to internships with governmental agencies from the Legislature to the Department of Fish and Game or Health and Human Services. Juneau's thriving businesses give our students opportunities to sample many different career fields.
UAS is surrounded by the last great expanse of temperate rainforest left in North America and our programs are designed with that in mind. The Tongass National Forest is our living classroom. It is a place in which our students find solace, inspiration and opportunities to be challenged both academically and physically. Students can find the Mendenhall Glacier, the shores of the Inside Passage and stands of old growth forest all within three miles of campus.
UAS is dedicated to providing the best liberal arts education, because the liberal arts strengthen the skills and traits that employers and graduate programs covet, such as clear and effective writing, good communication and collaboration skills. These competencies are the foundation for a solid career in any sector of the workforce. At UAS we want to help you get your first job, but we also want to give you the tools to build a satisfying career.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to University of Alaska--Southeast, it's important to note the application deadline is August 18. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 18. The application fee at University of Alaska--Southeast is $40. It is less selective.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|Application deadline||August 18|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 18|
The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.7 percent.
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Campus Info & Services
University of Alaska--Southeast offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Alaska--Southeast also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at University of Alaska--Southeast.
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|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
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|In-state tuition and fees||$5,740 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$18,190 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,550 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data