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Alaska Pacific University

Anchorage, AK

At A Glance

Main Address

4101 University Dr

Anchorage, AK 99508-4625

www.alaskapacific.edu

Admission Office

4101 University Drive

Anchorage, AK 99508-3051

(907) 564-8248

Fax : (907) 564-8317

admissions@alaskapacific.edu

Contact : Kate Miller

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Small

Private

university

liberal arts college

4-year school

Coed

Regionally Accredited

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

United Methodist Church

College Board Code: 4201

Quick Facts

Percentage of students graduating within 6 years : 48.0%

Total undergraduates : 296

In-State Tuition : $20,860.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $20,860.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Certificate

Associate

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Large City (250-500k)

Urban

Commuter campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : --

Housing deposit due : Apr 30

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Aug 15

SAT subject score report due : Aug 15

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : Jun 30

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Feb 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : Jun 30

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : Feb 1

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Graduating in 6 years : 48.0%

Returning for sophomore year : 46.0%

Accreditation and Associations

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Regionally Accredited

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies
American Indian/Native American Studies B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Business Administration and Management, General A B C M
Information Resources Management M

English Language, Literature & Letters
Creative Writing B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Community Health and Preventive Medicine A B C
Health/Health Care Administration/Management M
Nursing Education A B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B M

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Biological and Physical Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation
Environmental Science B M
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management B M

Psychology
Counseling Psychology D M

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Accelerated Program

Double Major

Independent Study

Internships

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Dual Enrollment of High School Students

Visiting/Exchange Student Program

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

85 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Dorms, Libraries, Student Center

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Small

Unique Facilities : climbing wall, walking trails, lake for canoeing and kayaking, Alaskan collection

Large City

Urban

Commuter Campus

Total undergraduates : 296

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 266

Graduate enrollment : --

Other Activities & Organizations

Other Activities & Organizations : Student representation on faculty committees and councils encouraged.

Student Newspaper : Turnagain Currents

Student Newspaper URL : http://turnagain.alaskapacific.edu/

Housing Options

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $400.00

Housing deposit due : Apr 30

Car is allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Moose

Sport's Levels Available

Intramural

Club

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Minority students services

Personal counseling

Financial aid counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Learning center

Reduced course load

Remedial instruction

Study skills assistance

Tutoring

Writing center

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

N

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

N

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

Y

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

N

Radio Station

N

Sororities

N

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

N

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Basketball

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Club

Women's Club

Other Sports : Nordic skiing


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $25.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Other Test Policies

Information not supplied by college

A note from the college

High school record is required if transferring under 30 credits. Students are expected to have a 2.5 GPA.

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : No

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : No

AP credit policy depends on student’s major, school, or program : Yes

From the college: In recognition of the strength of many advanced programs in secondary schools, students who obtain scores of 5, 4, and 3 on the College Board's Advanced Placement Exams will be awarded degree credit in the number equivalent to an appropriate university course. Scores must be submitted to the Registrar's Office directly from the College Board in order to receive credit.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

History

0

1

English

0

4

Math

0

3

Science

0

2

Science Lab

0

1

Social Studies

0

1

Foreign Language

0

2

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


AP & Admission Policy

Exam

Min Score Required

Number of Credits (By semester credits)

Equivalent Course(s)

Applicable Program

2-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

3-D Art and Design

3

3

--

All

Art History

3

4

--

All

Biology

3

4

--

All

Calculus AB

3

4

--

All

Calculus BC

3

--

--

All

Chemistry

3

4

--

All

Chinese Language and Culture

3

--

--

All

Comparative Government and Politics

3

4

--

All

Computer Science A

3

3

--

All

Computer Science Principles

3

3

--

All

Drawing

3

3

--

All

English Language and Composition

3

4

--

All

English Literature and Composition

3

4

--

All

Environmental Science

3

4

--

All

European History

3

4

--

All

French Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

German Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Human Geography

3

4

--

All

Italian Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Japanese Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Latin

3

4

--

All

Macroeconomics

3

3

--

All

Microeconomics

3

3

--

All

Music Theory

3

4

--

All

Physics B

3

4

--

All

Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

3

4

--

All

Psychology

3

4

--

All

Spanish Language and Culture

3

4

--

All

Spanish Literature and Culture

3

4

--

All

Statistics

3

3

--

All

United States Government and Politics

3

4

--

All

United States History

3

4

--

All

World History: Modern

3

4

--

All

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

3

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

3

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

3

Chemistry

48

3

College Algebra

50

3

English Literature

50

3

French I

39

8

French II

45

16

German I

40

8

German II

48

16

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Spanish I

41

8

Spanish II

50

16

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

3

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 62.0%

% of loans / jobs : 38.0%

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Feb 1

Regular Financial Aid Deadline : Jun 30

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Scott Graves

Financial aid office phone : (907) 564-8341

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $848.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Leadership

Minority Status

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Alumni Affiliation

Leadership

Minority Status

Religious Affiliation

State/District Residency

Work Study Programs

Nights

For part-time students

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$20,860.00

$20,860.00

$20,860.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$20,860.00

$20,860.00

$20,860.00

Room and board:

$8,400.00

$15,060.00

$3,860.00

Books and supplies:

$1,220.00

$1,220.00

$1,220.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,400.00

$1,620.00

$1,620.00

Transportation expenses:

$2,100.00

$2,540.00

$2,540.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$33,980.00

$41,300.00

$30,100.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$33,980.00

$41,300.00

$30,100.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 30

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: --

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 32

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Students who applied for transfer

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Summer

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Provisional admission may be granted to students with lower than 2.0 GPA. High school transcript and test scores required of those with fewer than 15 semester hours credit.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $25.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $20,860.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $8,400.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $15,060.00

Additional estimated expenses: --

Costs per credit hour: $848.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Non-resident aliens must submit the following financial aid forms:

Foreign Student Certification of Finances

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: --

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: --

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

International Student Adviser