B.Sc. On Campus

Natural Sciences

University of Alaska Anchorage

48 months
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
800 USD/credit 24000 USD/year
234 USD/credit 7020 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Natural Sciences at University of Alaska Anchorage provides a broad, customizable program of studies in the sciences, with coursework across multiple disciplines. 


The Natural Sciences at University of Alaska Anchorage prepares students for advanced study or careers in the environmental sciences and the health professions, and professional certifications such as science educators. Graduates of the program have gone on to further study and jobs in a diversity of fields, such as veterinary, medical, and dental schools, certification as secondary school science educators, and environmental consulting.

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Natural Sciences will be able to:
  • Design and implement scientific investigations to explore natural phenomena using experimentation, which includes exploration and discovery, and testing ideas (gathering and interpreting data)
  • Clearly and accurately communicate scientific ideas, theories, and observations in oral and written forms
  • Apply scientific data, concepts, and models to craft interdisciplinary explanations of scientific ideas across two of the natural sciences

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biology
  • Environmental Science: Systems and Processes
  • Living on Earth: Introduction to Environmental Studies
  • Physical Geology
  • Physical Geology for Science and Engineering Majors
  • Environmental Geology
  • Historical Geology
  • Natural and Physical Sciences
  • Astrobiology
  • Oceanography
  • Complexity
  • Cell Biology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • High school graduation or GED
  • Minimum High School GPA of 2.5
  • Students with a 2.0-2.5 GPA may be admitted to certain baccalaureate programs with academic advising as a requirement.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    24000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 800 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7020 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 234 USD per credit during 48 months.

Preparatory and Lower-division

  • Resident: $234 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $800 per credit


  • Resident: $282 per credit 
  • Nonresident: $848 per credit

Living costs for Anchorage

1320 - 2000 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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