College of Liberal Arts (Postgrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

  •  The average scholarship award is $5,000.


2 Years


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Degree type


List of Programs

  1. Anthropology, MA
  2. Applied Linguistics, MA
  3. Arctic and Northern Studies, MA
  4. Arctic and Northern Studies, MA – Online Only
  5. Art, MFA
  6. Creative Writing and Literature, MAMFA
  7. Creative Writing, MFA
  8. English, MA
  9. Justice Administration, MA – Online Only
  10. Music Performance, MMU
  11. Professional Communication, MA


Academic Requirements

  • Recommended Minimum GPA: 3.0

Additional requirements

  • A copy of your passport and financial statement
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2-3 required; varies by program
  • Resume/CV
  • Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose
  • GRE required for Justice Admin
  • English major: 1 writing sample
  • Creative Writing major: 1 creative writing sample
  • Creative Writing and Literature: 1 academic writing sample and 1 creative writing sample
  • Art major: art portfolio

English Tests Requirements





About Faculty

As one of the largest colleges at Alaska’s research university, the College of Liberal Arts supports scholarship for further understanding Alaska and the circumpolar region within a changing global context.

CLA offers a classic, yet forward-thinking liberal arts course selection. The core curriculum courses provide breadth to the general education of all UAF undergraduates, while liberal arts undergraduate and graduate programs theoretically ground students in their applied disciplines.

Top Reasons to Study in University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • UAF is America’s northernmost Land, Sea and Space Grant institution and one of only a handful of universities in the nation with this triple-crown distinction.
  • UAF has the highest number of publications and citations in Arctic research of any university in the world.
  • UAF is home to the UA Museum of the North, which holds the world’s largest collection of Arctic dinosaurs, among other notable holdings.
  • Students Enrolled From 49 States And 58 Countries

Ranking & Accreditation of University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • #209 in Top Public Schools U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • #167 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs U.S. News & World Report, 2024
  • U.S. News and World Report named UAF the only national university in Alaska, putting us in a category with the best universities in the country.
  • Times Higher Education ranked UAF among the top 25 of the world’s best small universities in 2020.
  • UAF ranks in the top 150 of the nearly 700 U.S. institutions that conduct research.

Student Accommodation at University of Alaska Fairbanks

  • Housing: around $5,325

From traditional college dorms to suites, apartments and duplexes with garages, we offer housing for students in many shapes and sizes. What they all have common is a shared community and a sense of connection you can only experience by living on campus.



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