Transfer Students

Explore Online Degree Programs at UAF

Transfer to an online program at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. UAF eCampus is renowned for its high-quality online courses and student support. If you’re thinking about transferring, here’s some basic information to help you get started.

Looking for online colleges that transfer credits? Put your credits to work and earn your degree online at UAF. We offer a wide selection of fully online degrees that are transfer-friendly, including some that are specifically designed for transfer credits!

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Transferring to UAF

As America’s Arctic university and one of the top research institutions in the nation, UAF connects you with opportunities and experiences you won’t find anywhere else in the world. All of our online courses are offered for low in-state tuition, and we are regularly ranked among the best and most affordable online colleges in Alaska by U.S. News & World Report.

UAF is home to the longest running distance education program in the state of Alaska and for more than 30 years we’ve been at the forefront of online education nationwide.

How to Apply

When you’re ready, you can find a step-by-step guide at the Office of Admissions website for how to successfully submit an application to UAF as a transfer student.

Need help applying or have questions now? Let us know how we can help.

Interstate Passport Network

UAF is part of the Interstate Passport network. If you are transferring from another school within the network, your transfer process will be quick and easy. “We are paving the way for transfer students to complete their degrees without repeating courses for credit they have already earned elsewhere,” said UAF Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Anupma Prakash. “This will make the transfer process easier and their time to completion shorter.” Learn more about the Interstate Passport network.

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Why Choose UAF?

We're Accredited

Since 1934, the University of Alaska Fairbanks has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, one of the six regional accrediting bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.


UAF’s costs are well below the national average and online courses always qualify for the low in-state tuition rate. We also offer hundreds of scholarships that you can access via a single application.

Quality Matters

UAF partners with Quality Matters, a nationally recognized peer review process for certifying quality in online courses. We are the first university in the nation to earn Exemplary Program status, which includes a certification for outstanding student support.

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