Alaska Pacific University

Private, Four-years School Located in Anchorage, AK

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How much is the Alaska Pacific tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Alaska Pacific's tuition & fees is $20,760.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $34,670 when a student lives on-campus.

Alaska Pacific Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$20,760
Books & Supplies Costs$1,200
On-campus Room & Board$8,300
On-campus Expenses$4,410
Off-campus Room & Board$17,500
Off-campus Expenses$4,410
2023-2024 Estimates
Tuition & Fees$20,760

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Alaska Pacific for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $83,040 at Alaska Pacific. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $133,880. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $84,228.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Sophomore (2024-25)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Junior (2025-26)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Senior (2026-27)$20,760$33,470$21,057
4 Years Total$83,040$133,880$84,228
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Sophomore (2025-26)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Junior (2026-27)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Senior (2027-28)$20,760$33,470$21,057
4 Years Total$83,040$133,880$84,228
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Sophomore (2026-27)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Junior (2027-28)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Senior (2028-29)$20,760$33,470$21,057
4 Years Total$83,040$133,880$84,228
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Sophomore (2027-28)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Junior (2028-29)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Senior (2029-30)$20,760$33,470$21,057
4 Years Total$83,040$133,880$84,228
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Sophomore (2028-29)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Junior (2029-30)$20,760$33,470$21,057
Senior (2030-31)$20,760$33,470$21,057
4 Years Total$83,040$133,880$84,228

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Alaska Pacific' tuition is comparable to the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Alaska, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $14,312.
In-StateOut-of-State
Alaska Pacific University$20,760
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Alaska Four-years Colleges$14,754
Public Schools$6,632$15,107
Private Schools$14,312

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Alaska Pacific and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Alaska Pacific UniversityAnchorage, AK$20,760$12,110
University of Mary Hardin-BaylorBelton, TX$33,150$20,845
University of DubuqueDubuque, IA$40,065$9,020
Mount Mercy UniversityCedar Rapids, IA$39,070$11,410
DeVry University-MissouriKansas City, MO$15,032$17,552
Our Lady of the Lake UniversitySan Antonio, TX$31,728$18,498
Delaware State UniversityDover, DE$20,250$14,976
Elmhurst UniversityElmhurst, IL$41,628$34,037
St. Mary's UniversitySan Antonio, TX$36,242$21,006
CUNY Bernard M Baruch CollegeNew York, NY$15,414$20,882
Dominican University of CaliforniaSan Rafael, CA$50,666$20,553

Financial Aid and COA

At Alaska Pacific University, 332 students (90%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $12,413.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Alaska Pacific is $22,257 for students living on-campus and $31,457 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 35 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $12,549 and the average amount of student loans is $4,603.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$34,670
COA (off-campus)$43,870
Tuition & Fees$20,760
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$13,910
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$23,110
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$22,257
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$31,457
Average Financial Aid$12,413
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship33290%$12,413
Pell Grants13938%$4,736
Federal Student Loan19052%$7,914
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid35100%-
Grants or Scholarships35100%$12,549
Federal Grants2160%$5,207
Pell Grants1543%$4,772
Other Federal Grants2160%$1,798
State/Local Grants1337%$3,962
Institutional Grants3497%$8,187
Student Loan Aid1749%$4,603
Federal Student Loans1749%$4,603
Other Student Loans0--

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Alaska Pacific's acceptance rate is 96.03%. A total of 504 applicants applied to and 484 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 40 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 8.26%.
To apply to Alaska Pacific, 3 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Completion of college-preparatory program.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants504120$384
Admitted484113$371
Enrolled406$34
Acceptance Rate96.03%94.17%96.61%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)8.26%5.31%9.16%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
RecommendationsNeither Required Nor Recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresNeither Required Nor Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

Student Population

Alaska Pacific University has a total of 595 students including 490 undergraduate and 105 graduate students. By gender, there are 134 male students and 420 female students attending Alaska Pacific. The school offers online degree programs and 18 students enrolled online exclusively (3.03% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total554 134420
Undergraduate376 82294
Graduate178 52126

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address4101 University Dr, Anchorage, AK
Phone907-561-1266
WEBwww.alaskapacific.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered25 Programs
Graduate Program Offered9 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate99.31%
Yield6.96%
Student Population595
Graduation Rate36%
Transfer-out Rate25%
Retention Rate82% (Full-time), 50% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate8 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties49 (Full-time), 52 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs110 (Full-time), 59 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$58,714
Average Staff Salary$60,192