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There’s a place for you at APU

The people, places and stories of Alaska are foundations of your sequenced curriculum. Expect to be challenged academically as you develop in-demand skills including project management, collaborative teamwork in the sciences and liberal arts, and effective communication in a variety of media.

Student Successes

  • "Since coming to APU, I’ve had many incredible experiences that have allowed me to grow into the person I am today, and the person I want to be tomorrow. Through educational experiences and active learning, I was able to create my own focus based on my personal goals and interests. I couldn’t have asked for a better education."

    — Devin Littlefield, Outdoor Studies

  • "APU provides some of the most unique class experiences. For example, my second semester of my freshman year, I took a dog mushing course. Yup, I was able to learn how to mush a six dog team for college credit. It was one of the most incredible things I have experienced. My advice is to just take a chance on APU, you never know what hidden passion you will discover here at APU."

    — Amber Peterson, Environmental Sciences

  • "Alaska Pacific University is an opportunity that few people get to experience. Fortunately, I have had the great fortune to be exposed to a rigorous program and benefiting from in as an adult and member of the scientific community. Marine biology has always been my dream and APU has given me the tools and map to build myself a firm future. "

    — Nicholas Tucker, Marine Biology

Admissions News & Announcements

  1. Felipe Restrepo Aug 26

    Student to student: ‘Welcome to APU – where true learning takes place’

    Editor’s note: Asked to help welcome students to the start of a new academic year, Felipe Restrepo, ’16, recalls how he adjusted to University life one (snowy) step at a time.  Restrepo, a … Read more

  2. snow shoe map

    Snow Shoe Route

    Spring Break in the Office of Admissions is a great time to play catch up on pending projects but an even better time to get out and enjoy the second snowiest winter ever recorded in Anchorage.  … Read more

Meet Your Admissions Counselors

Need more guidance? Don’t hesitate to get in touch:


Brian McDermott

Admissions Counselor