University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Extension

Fairbanks, AK

Founded in 1917

Motto: "Ad Summum" (To The Highest Point)






Acceptance Rate

$8,538 / $26,208

Tuition In-state / Out-of-state


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The University of Alaska Fairbanks has the School of Natural Resources and Extension (SNRE) that educates students for a wide range of career opportunities in agribusiness, government, public service agencies, retail and service industries, human health institutions, the food service and processing industry, financial institutions, youth development agencies, conservation and environmental organizations, farming and, ranching, research, extension, communication, and education. The school covers a broad education in professional knowledge areas combined with foundation courses to develop a well-rounded academic experience that is responsible for the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station (AFES).

Agricultural Degrees Offered

  • Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences
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Total Enrollment: 7,336

Male Female Student Ratio: 39.5%/60.5%

Acceptance Rate: 77%


Application Fee: $50

Application Deadline: June 15

Target GPA: 2.5

Target SAT Score: 970

Target ACT Score: 18


In-State: $8,538

Out-of-State: $26,208

Student Fees: $4,650

Room and Board: $18,324

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Religious Affiliation: non-denominational

Faculty/Student Ratio: 11/1

Fairbanks Experiment Farm

The Fairbanks Experiment Farm, part of the Agricultural & Forestry Experiment Station, is composed of the Fairbanks Experiment Farm, offices, laboratories, and greenhouses. The farm is located on West Tanana Drive on the UAF campus and it includes 260 acres of cropland and 50 acres of forest land for research and demonstration projects. The Farm houses a red barn, a 65-foot high grain handling facility, a small stationary sawmill used to cut rough lumber for farm structures, feed mill, maintenance shop, combination greenhouse and agronomy lab, visitors' center with a small gift shop, two residences and several storage facilities. The Georgeson Botanical Garden is also located on the farm.