University of Alaska Fairbanks Rankings Based on Salary

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks ranks better than 53% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks ranks better than 69% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at University of Alaska Fairbanks

We calculated a salary score for each of University of Alaska Fairbanks's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at University of Alaska Fairbanks to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for UAF Associate Degrees

UAF ranks higher than 68% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 57% $18,413 $31,839 57%
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 85% Not Reported $67,660 85%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 61% $14,500 $27,295 61%

Salary Scores for UAF Bachelor's Degrees

UAF ranks higher than 53% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72% Not Reported $53,358 72%
Biology, General 31% $22,150 $26,353 31%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34% $18,027 $39,214 34%
Civil Engineering 36% $27,500 $59,350 36%
Communication and Media Studies 20% Not Reported $28,236 20%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 14% Not Reported $61,516 14%
English Language and Literature, General 96% $28,319 $39,369 96%
Fine and Studio Arts 25% Not Reported $22,667 25%
Homeland Security 36% $17,250 $41,937 36%
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 2% Not Reported $17,242 2%
Mechanical Engineering 27% $16,778 $62,012 27%
Petroleum Engineering 96% Not Reported $93,865 96%
Psychology, General 60% $18,193 $31,133 60%
Social Work 88% Not Reported $37,208 88%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 95% $24,018 $43,798 95%

Salary Scores for UAF Master's Degrees

UAF ranks higher than 70% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 29% $15,400 $58,673 29%
Education, General 89% Not Reported $60,839 89%
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 76% Not Reported $52,107 76%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 91% Not Reported $53,810 91%

Salary Scores for UAF Certificates

UAF ranks higher than 89% of colleges for certificates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 89% $9,500 $41,025 89%

University of Alaska Fairbanks Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Caitlin Stavang 6/27/2019

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a decent school to attend. Since my major was in science, I can only speak to the education I received in that field because I don't feel like I took enough English, economics, art, et cetera, to speak to those areas. The science courses were hit or miss, to be honest. Some teachers were more focused on their research than teaching and it was obvious when that was the case. Some classes were extremely difficult whereas others that you thought would be difficult, were extremely... Read More

Kayleigh Akerberg 6/29/2018

The program at UAF for Elementary Education had many pros and cons when I attended. The most satisfactory thing that I found was the amount of practicum hours in the classroom that each student is expected to complete. The college stands firmly in the fact that they don't want you to get your degree and then realize in your first year of teaching that you, in fact, hate teaching. For each degree specific class that you take you are required to spend a certain number of hours in a real classroom in the local... Read More