University of Alaska Anchorage - Rankings

With more than 17,000 students, University of Alaska Anchorage (UAA) is the largest member of the University of Alaska System in the USA. It has the following colleges and schools:
- College of Arts and Sciences
- College of Education
- College of Business and Public Policy
- School of Engineering
- School of Nursing
- School of Social Work
- College of Health and Social Welfare
- Community and Technical College
- University Honors College
- Graduate Division

UAA has four community campuses: Kenai Peninsula College, Kodiak College, Matanuska-Susitna College, and Prince William Sound Community College.

Rankings and Accreditations:

- Ranked a 'Military Friendly School' by G.I. Jobs magazine (2010 Military Friendly Schools list), placed among the top 15% of colleges, universities and trade schools nationwide that are doing the most to embrace America’s veterans as students.

- Ranked in the third tier for master granting institutions in the Western United States (U.S. News and World Report 2008 edition).

- The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) - one of six Regional Accrediting Associations for Institutions of Higher Education that are recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

- 167th nationally among the Best Graduate Nursing Programs (US News & World Report 2008 Edition).

- The School of Nursing is accredited by the National League for Nursing Accreditation Commission (NLNAC).

- The Bachelor of Science in Engineering (BSE) program at the School of Engineering was awarded accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET).

- The UAA College of Business and Public Policy (CBPP) is accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - Less than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned AACSB accreditation.