Rankings and recognition

is an international pacesetter in Arctic research, particularly in earth and ocean sciences, biology, and engineering. But we excel in many other ways. We get high marks in teacher training and business management. Our outdoor options are in a class by themselves.

scores well in internationally accepted college ratings, including those published by U.S. News and World Report and Times Higher Education. These ratings and others show that is academically competitive and of good educational value.

Check out scores from college ranking organizations below. They'll show just a sample of the excellence you'll find all around here.


Best Regional Colleges

2024

Military Friendly Schools

2023-2024

Alaska's Only National University

2024

Impact Rankings: Quality Education, Top 10 U.S. University

2023

Top 25 Best Small Universities

2023

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Best Earth Science Graduate Programs

2023-2024

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Best Engineering Graduate Programs

2023-2024

Best Physics Graduate Programs

2023-2024

Best Online Bachelor's Programs

2023

Best Online BBA Programs

2023

Best Online Master's in Criminal Justice Programs

2023

Exemplary Online Program: Special Education and Teaching

2019
(This certification is valid until 2024.)

Online Learner Support Certification

2018
(This certification is valid until 2023.)

 
 
 

Some ranking organizations provide badges for use in printed and online materials. Contact uaf-university-relations@alaska.edu for more information.

For more information about the rankings, contact Arthur Hussey, Office of Planning, Analysis and Institutional Research at amhusseyiii@alaska.edu, 907-474-6638, or the PAIR office.