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Explore financial aid opportunities & fill out the FAFSA.

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The Alaska Career Information System: Discover where you want to go in life and how to get there.

Frequently Accessed Services

Student Loans

4.93% - 7.93% APR
(5.15% – 8.50% fixed rate) 
A low-cost option to use in-state, out-of-state, or for career training. More Info

Family Loans

6.65% - 6.90% APR
(6.65% - 6.90% fixed rate) 
An option for family to help cover education costs. More Info

Refinance Loans

4.60% - 5.30% APR
Alaska's student loan debt solution – available exclusively to Alaska residents. More Info
The Success Center
One-on-one coaching and group workshops are available with a college and career specialist. Complete the FAFSA, explore career options, research career training facilities, search for scholarships, and more. Learn More
Money $marts
A video series of financial topics that are highly relevant to college students, featuring Alaskan college students who outline the best way to pay for college and training without getting in over your head. Learn More
  • Economic Benefit

    "Every dollar awarded in an ASLC loan or in a grant or scholarship … to a student at the University of Alaska generates an economic benefit of $3.25."

    – Public Works LLC, Alaska Division of Legislative Audit Performance Review, 2016
  • Alaskans Serving Alaskans

    "As an Alaskan, I feel better getting a loan specifically from the state. It feels more local and I won’t be bogged down by giant corporations with hundreds of thousands of other members clamoring for attention."

    – ACPE Borrower Survey. 2016. Prepared by McDowell Group, LLC.
  • Best and Brightest

    "The average UAA student has over $13,000 of gross financial need. Without the Alaska Performance Scholarship and Alaska Education Grant many of our best and brightest Alaskan students would struggle to afford their degree."

    – Sonya Stein, Director, UAA Student Financial Assistance
  • Jobs for Alaskans

    "Whenever possible I would support Alaskan-based programs, especially when it entails jobs for Alaskans."

    – ACPE Borrower Survey. 2016. Prepared by McDowell Group, LLC.