University of Alaska Anchorage

Mission

The University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) transforms lives through teaching, research, community engagement and creative expression in a diverse and inclusive environment. Serving students, the state, and the communities of Southcentral Alaska, UAA is a comprehensive, open access, public university established on the ancestral lands of the Dena’ina, Ahtna Dene, Alutiiq/Sugpiaq, Chugachmiut, and Eyak peoples.

Approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents on February 25 , 2021

Vision

We are known as a university of distinction, transforming lives and communities.

Aspirations

  1. We put students first.
  2. We create a culture of equity and inclusion by embracing our diversity.
  3. We embrace our role as a trusted and respected community partner.
  4. We positively impact communities and the world through innovation.
  5. We accelerate excellence through continuous improvement. 

Facts and figures

Web http://www.uaa.alaska.edu
Year Established 1958
Total Number of Staff 2647
Number of Academic Staff 1296
Number of Students 29693