University of California, Davis

Davis, CA

University of California, Davis

Davis, CA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,597

$44,351

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
570
75th
730
25th
590
75th
32
25th
23
75th
29
25th
23
75th
33
25th
25
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undergraduateRatios

40%

male

60%

female

20

students

1

faculty

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 35,645
Declined 41,252
Total Received 76,897
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Public

33,181

undergraduate students

8,055

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1908, University of California–Davis, is a public, comprehensive institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agricultural and Environmental Science, Engineering, and Letters and Science; and the Graduate School of Management. Its 5,300-acre campus is located in Davis, 15 miles from Sacramento.

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Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 41,236
Established in 1908
Coeducational Coeducational

5,300-acre campus in Davis (population: 68,986), 15 miles from Sacramento. Served by bus and train; small airport on campus; major airport serves Sacramento. School operates transportation to Sacramento Medical Center. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of California, Davis
1 Shields Avenue
Davis, CA
95616

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
25%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
92%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Students can opt to shack up in the cozy, domed, sustainability-driven yurt housing community at University of California, Davis, officially known as Baggins End. (Yup, like Bilbo.)
  • During finals University of California, Davis partners with the local SPCA to provide students "Therapy Fluffies" with certified therapy dogs and rescue pets.
  • Sleepy University of California, Davis students can keep their minds and bodies fresh with hammocks on the quad and a "campus nap map" with all the best places to catch a few ZZZs.
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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
670
25th
570
75th
730
25th
590
75th
32
25th
23
75th
29
25th
23
75th
33
25th
25

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) November 30
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 35,645
Declined 41,252
Total Received 76,897

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 530 752-2390
F: 530 752-6667
undergradfinaid@ucdavis.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Beach volleyball
Equestrian
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Water polo

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, badminton, Brazilian jujitsu, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, gymnastics, hapkido, ice hockey, lacrosse, roller hockey, rugby, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, badminton, Brazilian jujitsu, cycling, equestrian sports, fencing, field hockey, gymnastics, hapkido, horse polo, jka shotokan, kendo, kung fu, lacrosse, roller hockey, rugby, soccer, synchronized ice skating, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, flag football, floor hockey, golf, racquetball, roller hockey, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/outdoor)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big West Conference, Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, Pacific-10 Conference, Great West Football Conference, Western Water Polo Association, Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association, NorPac Field Hockey Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Business and Management, Other.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Engineering.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
American Indian/Native American Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Behavior and Ethology.
Animal Sciences, General.
Animal Sciences, Other.
Anthropology, General.
Apparel and Textiles, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian-American Studies.
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Biotechnology.
Botany/Plant Biology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Managerial Economics.
Cell Physiology.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemical Physics.
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Chinese Language and Literature.
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning.
Civil Engineering, General.
Civil Engineering, Other.
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean, and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Cognitive Science, General.
Comparative Literature.
Computational Mathematics.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Creative Writing.
Design and Visual Communications, General.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
East Asian Studies.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entomology.
Environmental Design/Architecture.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental Toxicology.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other.
Exercise Physiology and Kinesiology.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Food Science and Technology, Other.
Food Science.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language and Literature.
French Studies.
Genetics, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/Chicano Studies.
History, General.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Nutrition.
Hydrology and Water Resources Science.
Immunology.
International Agriculture.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Japanese Language and Literature.
Landscape Architecture.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Linguistics.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marine Sciences.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics, General.
Mathematics, Other.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biochemistry.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neuroscience.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Optics/Optical Sciences.
Pharmacology and Toxicology.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physical Sciences, Other.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Physiology, General.
Physiology, Pathology, and Related Sciences, Other.
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology.
Plant Sciences, General.
Plant Sciences, Other.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Population Biology.
Programs for Foreign Lawyers.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Public Health, General.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Rhetoric and Composition.
Russian Language and Literature.
Science, Technology and Society.
Sociology, General.
Soil Science and Agronomy, General.
Soil Sciences, Other.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Statistics, General.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Textile Sciences and Engineering.
Transportation and Highway Engineering.
Urban Forestry.
Veterinary Sciences/Veterinary Clinical Sciences, General.
Visual and Performing Arts, Other.
Viticulture and Enology.
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management.
Women's Studies.
Zoology/Animal Biology.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Economics
  3. Managerial Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

41,236

total students

78%

in-state

22%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

33,181
students

Female
60%
20,013

Male
40%
13,168

20%

8,055
students

Female
56%
4,491

Male
44%
3,564

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

31,072
students

Female
61%
18,882

Male
39%
12,190

6%

2,109
students

Female
54%
1,131

Male
46%
978

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Student Break-down

16%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
27%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
23%
Hispanic/Latino
22%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.40
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: November 30

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

80

quarter hours

Minimum transfers must complete

35

quarter hours

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