Alaska Pacific University

country rank  1220
world rank  4244

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, Alaska Pacific University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Anchorage (population range of 250,000-499,999 inhabitants), Alaska. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Alaska Pacific University (APU) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 500-999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Methodist religion. Alaska Pacific University (APU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 61 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym APU
Founded 1957

University Location

Address 4101 University Drive
Anchorage (population range: 250,000-499,999)
99508 Alaska
United States
T +1 (907) 564 8248
F +1 (907) 562 4276

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
Int'l student 17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 4101 University Drive
Anchorage 99508
+1 (907) 564 8248
800 252 7528

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 500-999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Methodist Christian-Methodist United Methodist Church - www.gbhem.org

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Alaska Pacific University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities Not reported
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities


Year of first Accreditation
1981


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018