Alaska Pacific University


APU is a small, private liberal arts university, known for experiential and

project-based learning. The university campus is in Anchorage, Alaska, a diverse city and home

to more than 300,000 residents. APU offers a unique set of bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate

level degrees, with emphasis on Alaska-critical and globally relevant issues. APU embraces

competency development and cultural relevancy throughout the curriculum, fostering high-level

intellectual and practical skills, wide-ranging knowledge of science, cultures, and society, and an

active commitment to personal and social responsibility. APU’s campus sits adjacent to the

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC) on the Alaska Native Health Campus. APU

and ANTHC have formed a strategic partnership, with the aspiration of moving APU towards

Tribal University status, growing innovative programs that are responsive to the workforce needs

of Alaska, as well as growing Alaskan and Alaska Native professionals from within the state.