About This CampusThe University of Alaska Anchorage is a comprehensive metropolitan university situated at the heart of a vast and magnificent state. Located on the edge of the nations's last great wilderness, UAA is far from remote in the things that matter to students. Innovative programs, a world class faculty, a state of the art Health Sciences Center, and the brand new Alaska Airlines Center are just the beginning.
It is beautiful here in a thousand different ways. Just when you learn to appreciate them all, you will discover the thousand and first. The university is only minutes away from both mountains and coastlines and offers engaging activities, breathtaking views, and amazing wildlife.
Location InformationUAA is located in the heart of Anchorage, the largest city in the state with around 300,000 residents.
Helpful InformationTemperatures in Anchorage are not as extreme as in other parts of the state. For example, the average temperature in July is 65 degrees while the average temperature in January is 20 degrees.