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Most Helpful Review for University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Seaira from wasilla, AK
  • 16 out of 16 people found this review helpful

Although all of the classes i have taken at UAF ( engineering based as well as a few rec) have been very enlightening and I personally feel you get the level of teaching you sign up for- 100, 200 level classes- I have heard from more than one east coast person that they don't feel challenged enough.

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  • Ana from Fort Bliss, TX
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a past student here

    UAF is one of the beautiful campuses I have ever seen, has some of the nicest and most helpful people, and truly assists students in achieving their goals. I rate UAF a 5/5 as it has a wonderful system, great relationships, and great programs for the students. There is so much opportunity given to each student who attends.

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  • Mitch from Temecula, CA
  • Jan-27-2014 I am a current student here

    Its gets cold -40. There is a lot of snow and it gets icy. The classroom is kind of like high school.

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  • Samantha from Fairbanks, AK
  • Jan-05-2014 I am a current student here

    The professors and staff at UAF have always gone above and beyond when I have needed it. The atmosphere is inviting and there are always activities on campus for students, academic and extracurricular. Plus, the campus is beautiful and offers many sights that are only in Alaska.

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  • from Fairbanks, AK
  • Aug-20-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a great opportunity to help extend and further prior education to college. The professors at UAF are genuinely friendly, and since most classes up at UAF aren't as large as other Universities, there is alot more one on one with the professor. Not only are the academics decent, but the campus has lots of running and skiing opportunities nearby.

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  • Chris from Junea, AK
  • Aug-19-2013 I am a current student here

    This university is not your friend, it is a business. They will squeeze every penny they can from you with a smile. Tuition is pretty low anyway, though.

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  • Sierra from Fairbanks, AK
  • Jun-29-2013 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    It is i really good school with a good curriculum. It is really oddly set up but after a little but it is navigable and it is oddly on a hill as well so make sure to have good reliable shoes, none of that heel nonsense. There are maps everywhere though.

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  • Angela from Fairbanks, AK
  • Jun-26-2013 I am a current student here

    UAF is a wonderful school that creates a familial sense throughout it. It's a comfortable school to thrive with small to medium sized classrooms and plenty of opportunities to meet new people. I would highly recommend UAF to any student searching for a college.

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  • Aaron from Ester, AK
  • Jun-05-2013 I am a current student here

    Get scholarships. Get a student job for resume contacts and funds. Take only as many credits as you can handle.

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  • Tiana from Barrow, AK
  • May-25-2013 I am a current student here

    It is a homey place that allows their students to develop themselves culturally, academically, and socially. The University of Alaska Fairbanks is a university that will challenge you in ways that a college should. As a college, it is definitely one of the top colleges in Engineering, Fisheries, and Education.

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  • Mimi from Alaska
  • May-20-2013 I am a current student here

    The UAF engineering program is a place for serious students to get their degree. It's affordable, so don't expect a glamorous campus. The staff and faculty are - for the most part - above average in helpfulness.

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