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Alaska Pacific University
Alaska Pacific University 4101 University Dr Anchorage, AK 99508 Phone: (907) 561-1266
  • General Information
    About Alaska Pacific University

    Alaska Pacific University is an intentionally small, private, independent university devoted to innovative teaching and learning, where students receive personal attention in small classes and acquire leadership capabilities, moral character, and self-direction through active learning. To achieve these educational goals Alaska Pacific University: Nurtures spiritual and moral values consistent with the university’s Christian heritage while respecting the religious convictions of all. Emphasizes personal growth through student-centered, experiential education using Alaska, the Arctic, and the Pacific Rim as laboratories for learning; Develops leadership for active service to society by encouraging openness to positive change, environmental awareness, innovation, and individual initiative; Promotes international and multicultural education while welcoming learners of all ages: from Alaska, with a special commitment to Alaska Natives; from other states of the United States; and from the international community; Maintains academic excellence by combining the breadth, integrative understanding, and critical thinking of the liberal arts with practice and focused knowledge for professional careers.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • 1-2 years certificate
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 123
    Percent Admitted 63%
    Men Admitted 70%
    Women Admitted 58%
    Full Time Retention Rate 74%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 500 600
      Math 480 580
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 18 24
      English 19 26
      Math 17 22
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 997
    Native American 156.0
    Asian 29.0
    African American 34.0
    Hispanic 39.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 277
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 121

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