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University of Alaska

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Our connection to the University of Alaska allows us to offer exclusive benefits for account holders and beneficiaries in the Education Trust of Alaska's 529 plans. 


Your admission application 

fee is waived

Account holders and beneficiaries in any of the trust's 529 plans can request a code to waive the admission application fee at any of the University of Alaska campuses.  Request the fee waiver code here, and then head to the admissions application

Please use the code:


You can attend UA
at the in-state rate

Account holders and beneficiaries who have held an account for two or more years in any of the trust's 529 plans can qualify for in-state tuition at any of the University of Alaska campuses. The savings may be substantial: for the 2022-2023 school year, the in-state tuition and fees were approximately $7,800, while the out-of-state tuition and fees were $24,780.

How to secure in-state tuition:

  1. Apply for admission to a University of Alaska campus. 

  2. Complete the UA Residency Form

    • Select OPTION C: Exemption of Nonresident Surcharge​ 

    • Under OPTION C: Select Listed on an active college savings plan account with Alaska 529, T. Rowe Price College Savings Plan, or John Hancock Freedom 529 Plan and have held the account for a minimum of two years prior to the current semester

    • Sign and return the form the campus correlating with your application for admission.

  3. Request a verification memo from the Education Trust of Alaska at


Click on the "What's Your ETA?" image to request more information about the University of Alaska. 

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