Session Details

Acceleration Academy (Full-time)

Acceleration Academy students can go from eighth grade to a Bachelor's degree in five years!

Timing: School Year

Duration: Semester

Dorm Experience: No

Updates Regarding School Closures and COVID-19 

Recitations and weekly Friday meetings will be held remotely using Zoom. Instructions for participating in Zoom recitations and weekly meetings will be sent to students via email and in the student Slack. Communication with students and families will continue through the Slack app and email newsletters.

There is no impact on 2021-22 student applicants. All interested students are encouraged to apply. ANSEP will respond to applicants in a timely manner. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Postmarked or Online Submission by March 19, 2021


The ANSEP Acceleration Academy (Anchorage & Mat-Su):

  • supports students of all career interests;
  • eliminates remediation;
  • produces high school graduates with 2 years or more of college credits earned for Bachelor’s degree programs;
  • reduces the time to Bachelor’s degree for college students;
  • saves families two years or more in college costs;
  • saves the State of Alaska millions of dollars in general fund support; and
  • increases the economic opportunities for students and their families.
Dates & Location

Dates: August – May

Location: 

Acceleration Building
3800 University Lake Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508

The 2021 sessions will take place during the school year.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Postmarked or Online Submission by March 19, 2021

How to Take the ALEKS Placement Test:

Option 1: Follow these directions if you DO NOT have a University of Alaska (UA) username and password:

  1. Go to www.aleks.com
  2. Select “SIGN UP NOW!”
  3. Enter class code: CUA3E-GJGKD and Select “Continue”
  4. Complete student registration and student survey
  5. Complete Placement Assessment (Time Limit: 72 hours) Note: A student may re-take the assessment up to 5 times
  6. Print a copy of Placement Assessment and include with your application packet

Option 2: Follow these directions in the link below if you DO have a University of Alaska (UA) username and password:


Questions? Contact us at
uaa_ansepacceleration@alaska.edu
or 907-786-0905