University of Alaska Anchorage

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    Mat-Su College, located in the heart of Alaska's Mat-Su Valley, is your local choice for higher education. Our scenic campus is situated on a protected 900 acre forest between Palmer and Wasilla. Everything is here, from a winding trail system and internationally-connected library to a first-class theater, to provide an open and inclusive setting for students with a variety of lifestyles and interests.

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Update on UA's COVID-19 response

Due to COVID-19 the Matanuska-Susitna College remains closed to the general public until further notice. Accordingly, access to the campus is limited to faculty, staff and students. The campus facilities are not available to general use or rental. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Find the latest information about the University of Alaska's response to the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Three students celebrating their student life with the text "February 15th" in reference to the U.A. scholarship deadline.

US Scholarship Deadline

Don’t Leave Money on the Ground! 

What would you do if you saw a dollar bill on the ground? Leave it there or pick it up?  

Not filling out the UAA/MSC general scholarship application before the February 15th deadline is like leaving hundreds of dollars on the ground. 

When you fill out the simple online application, you’re automatically entered into the running for dozens of scholarship opportunities ranging from $500 to $1,500 per semester. 



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Okeson Library provides research tools

Offering a wide range of resources, including a collection of over 70,000 items with access to UAA/APU Consortium, Anchorage Public Libraries, and an international library system, Okeson Library subscribes to print versions of five newspapers, 47 magazines, and thousands of periodicals through online services.
A computer lab is located in the library, with a variety of study areas, promoting a collaborative learning environment for students.

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Paramedics student giving a professor a high-five in front of an ambulence.

  The paramedic program at Mat-Su College offers a diversified educational experience designed to develop strong field provider skills, as well as management and leadership training among other EMS members. This experience-based learning program involves comprehensive classroom lecture, practical skills training, and real world clinical experiences in the pre-hospital and hospital environments.

Paramedic Program
outside of the Glenn Massay Theater at dusk

The 520-seat Glenn Massay Theater hosts a variety of events including plays, musicals, lectures, concerts, movies, and more. The mission of the theater is to provide a venue of education and entertainment to strengthen, engage, and empower the Mat-Su Valley community and beyond.

Glenn Massay Theater





Participate and lead on campus. With various student clubs, an active student government, and work-study opportunities, you can explore your passion at MSC.


Student with bookbag outside JKB building