UAF is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities. Additionally, it has the following specialized accreditations, certifications and standards:

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  • AACSB International
  • ABET — Engineering Accreditation Commission
  • ABET — Computing Accreditation Commission
  • Alaska Police Standards Council
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs: Medical Assistant and Paramedic Program
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs 
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • North American Process Technology Alliance