Graduate Admission

When to Apply

Admission application deadlines:

  • Fall Semester - August 1
  • Spring Semester - December 1
  • Summer Semester - May 1

Certain graduate programs have different application deadlines, see program listings for specific dates.

How to Apply

  1. Choose a program
  2. Apply online: Apply to UAS!.
  3. Pay non-refundable application fee:

$60 Master’s degree
$60 Graduate certificates

Note: All balances from any University of Alaska campus must be paid in full to be admitted into a program.

  1. Submit Official Transcripts

College transcripts: Students must arrange for their official transcripts from an accredited college or university indicating a baccalaureate degree and a GPA of 3.00 to be sent directly to UAS in a sealed envelope from the original institution(s).

Graduate Admission Requirements

Each graduate program may have additional requirements, selective admission criteria or limited space, students should see program listings and meet with an advisor for more information.

Graduate Admission Status

Admit in Good Standing

Applicants who submit all required paperwork for admissions and meet admissions requirements will be admitted in good standing.

Admit with Department Provisions

Applicants who are unable to meet all of the requirements for admission prior to registration may be admitted with department provisions for one year only. Should the student not complete the admission process within one year the application for admission will be inactivated and the student must reapply and pay the application fee. Students admitted with this status may not qualify for Graduate level Financial Aid assistance. Please contact the Financial Aid office for more information.

Request to Postpone

Students who submit an application and do not complete the admission process during that semester may postpone his or her application once for up to one year. All students must contact the Admissions Office before the first day of final exams of the semester their application was submitted.

Active/Inactive Admission Status

Students admitted to a graduate degree program will remain in active status for seven years from the date of their acceptance into the program regardless of the number of courses taken during any prior period of the seven-year interval. Students who are declared inactive and who wish to reapply must meet all requirements for readmission, including payment of the application fee.