University of Alaska Fairbanks Rankings by Salary Score

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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 based on the school's by-program performance weighted by student enrollment in each program. Data is sourced from the December 2020 release of the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid. Debt and salary numbers are shown rounded to the nearest $10.

Salary Scores for UAF Associate Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 57 80% 80% $18,410 $31,840 57
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians 85 100% 100% Not Reported $67,660 85
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 61 88% 88% $14,500 $27,300 61

Salary Scores for UAF Bachelor's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 72 96% 96% Not Reported $53,360 72
Biology, General 31 96% 96% $22,150 $26,350 31
Business Administration, Management and Operations 34 90% 90% $18,030 $39,210 34
Civil Engineering 36 100% 100% $27,500 $59,350 36
Communication and Media Studies 20 100% 100% Not Reported $28,240 20
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 14 100% 100% Not Reported $61,520 14
English Language and Literature, General 96 100% 100% $28,320 $39,370 96
Fine and Studio Arts 25 100% 100% Not Reported $22,670 25
Homeland Security 36 100% 100% $17,250 $41,940 36
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services 2 100% 100% Not Reported $17,240 2
Mechanical Engineering 27 90% 90% $16,780 $62,010 27
Petroleum Engineering 96 93% 93% Not Reported $93,870 96
Psychology, General 60 91% 91% $18,190 $31,130 60
Social Work 88 100% 100% Not Reported $37,210 88
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 95 96% 96% $24,020 $43,800 95

Salary Scores for UAF Master's Degrees

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Business Administration, Management and Operations 29 92% 92% $15,400 $58,670 29
Education, General 89 94% 94% Not Reported $60,840 89
Fishing and Fisheries Sciences and Management 76 100% 100% Not Reported $52,110 76
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 91 92% 92% Not Reported $53,810 91

Salary Scores for UAF Certificates

Field of Study Salary Score Employment Rate Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies 89 89% 89% $9,500 $41,030 89

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