University of Alaska Anchorage
The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the state’s largest university, serving more than 20,000 students. Its mission is to discover and disseminate knowledge through teaching, research, engagement, and creative expression. Located in Anchorage and on community campuses in South-central Alaska, UAA is committed to serving the higher education needs of the state, its communities, and its diverse peoples.
UAA is an open access university with academic programs leading to occupational endorsements, undergraduate and graduate certificates, and associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degrees in a rich, diverse, and inclusive environment.
UAA has four primary campuses and offers instruction at numerous other sites in Southcentral Alaska and the Aleutian Chain. In addition to the state’s largest campus located in Anchorage, the campuses and extension sites of Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College and Matanuska-Susitna College are all integral parts of UAA, which also has a special relationship with Prince William Sound Community College in Valdez.