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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Beautiful campus, and area. There is a very nice diversity in people making it a college of a interest to those of us who like interesting . The college has a great variety of professors and interesting classes on Alaska.» Read More
This college is an 8 out of 10. Prices are good, there are tons of clubs and activities for all different types of people, and the class sizes are usually pretty nice. The only real downsides are cold winters, and the food could be better.» Read More
UAF is a great state school with a wealth of academic offerings. The faculty and the staff at the school are very approachable and supportive, and they make it a joy to study here. Fairbanks is in a remarkable location, surrounded by incredible wilderness areas with lots of outdoor opportunities.» Read More