University of Alaska Fairbanks Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UAF. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UAF.

What are your chances at UAF?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UAF or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

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    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UAF, 35.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Alaska Fairbanks, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UAF?

    UAF requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, UAF also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UAF requires a minimum of 30 credits.

    What are University of Alaska Fairbanks’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UAF transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline June 15
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline November 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline May 1

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Alaska Fairbanks transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UAF on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Alaska Fairbanks’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UAF received 786 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 650 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UAF is 82.7%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UAF. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UAF?

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    Additionally, of the 650 accepted transfer students, 379 students enrolled - that means the yield was 58.31%.

    UAF accepts 83 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UAF

    UAF costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for UAF students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the University of Alaska Fairbanks transfer GPA requirements?

    UAF requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UAF requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to UAF?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UAF. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Fairbanks...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UAF is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UAF then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UAF

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UAF website for more info.
    UAF accepts 82.7% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UAF, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.37 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.5. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UAF students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 470 600 535
    SAT Reading 480 600 540
    2018 Total SAT Score 950 1200 1075
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 18 26 22
    ACT Reading 17 25 21
    2018 Total ACT Score 35 51 43

    University of Alaska Fairbanks’s average SAT score is 1075. To be a competitive applicant for University of Alaska Fairbanks your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UAF?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UAF or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to UAF, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to California State University-Bakersfield
    Transfering to California State University-Stanislaus
    Transfering to Humboldt State University
    Transfering to Sonoma State University
    Transfering to Seattle University