Get a great deal on tuition at one of the top research institutions in the United States. UAF’s costs are well below the national average and online courses always qualify for our low in-state rate. View tuition costs and fees below, and find other opportunities to save.

Looking for an Affordable Online College? Here’s Why UAF Should Top Your List

For many students, the cost of online college can be daunting — especially at accredited institutions that provide world-class educational opportunities. That’s why, for students looking for affordable online schools, UAF offers a unique advantage. We prove that quality and affordability can go hand-in-hand.

Not only are we an accredited university, we are one of the premier research institutions in the nation, offering access to knowledge and resources that provide a transformative educational experience. Because we offer all online courses at our low resident tuition rates, this experience is accessible both to students in Alaska and around the world. In addition to in-state tuition, our online students also benefit from resources such as academic advising, library services, a writing center and video tutorials.

UAF is regularly ranked among the best and most affordable online colleges by U.S. News & World Report. We’ve also been ranked among the Most Affordable Online Colleges (College Consensus), Best Value Online Schools In Alaska (Best Value Schools), and Most Affordable Online Colleges (

Tuition for Online College at UAF

Here’s a breakdown of UAF’s current online college tuition rates:

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Other Online College Costs

All UAF courses are subject to the following fees. Certain courses will have additional fees, which will be brought to your attention before registration. Here’s an explanation of what your fees go toward:

Please note that the above tuition rates and other costs for online college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks are effective for the 2022-23 academic year. Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Find scholarship opportunities

Get help with online college tuitions costs. We offer more than 400 scholarships you can easily apply for online.

Explore online degree programs

We offer more than 50 online degree, certificate and occupational endorsement programs.

Affordable online degrees for military and veterans

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