Transfer Students

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.

Explore Online Degree Programs at UAF

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!

If you can’t find the name of the degree you’ve already started, contact us to go over your options (use the form on this page). We’ll help make the most of your existing credits.

Transfer credits from your associate degree or work experience toward a bachelor’s in applied management

Take the next step in your career with a bachelor’s degree in applied management at UAF. You can transfer 21-30 credits from an associate degree and/or prior work experience toward this versatile, AACSB-accredited program, which includes unique opportunities to gain practical management training and hands-on experience in your professional field. Learn more about the bachelor’s degree in applied management at UAF.

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Why Choose UAF for Your Online College?

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. Here are more reasons to choose UAF for your online degree program.


Since 1934, the University of Alaska Fairbanks has been accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).


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.


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.

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.

Experience a seamless transition within the 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.

Transfer to UAF: 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.

Explore scholarship opportunities at UAF

We offer hundreds of scholarships that can help you pay for college.

Info for military and veteran transfer students

Ranked one of America’s Best Military Friendly Online Colleges, UAF offers tuition discounts and many other benefits for military students and their families.

View FAQs for transfer students

Have questions about transferring colleges? You can find more information in the transfer student section of our admissions FAQ.