University of California – Davis: Ranking & Review

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Davis Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 34 43
Top 1%

University of California - Davis Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate43%39%47%
Applicants70,95232,30238,650
Admissions30,76212,49418,268
Enrolled undergraduates5,8682,2503,618
Enrolled total (including graduate students)37,38015,56821,812

522 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

26 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $105.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores4,766
Percent of students submitting SAT scores81%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
610
Math
635

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores3,280
Percent of students submitting ACT scores56%
ACT Composite
28
ACT English
27
ACT Math
28

University of California - Davis Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $35,729 $63,743
Off-campus $29,847 $57,861
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $16,136 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of California - Davis provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 7,199 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $11,502 $39,516
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,917 $2,917
Tuition for Full-time graduates $11,502 $26,604
Fees for full-time graduates $2,105 $2,105

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 1,379 61 151 1,591
Social Sciences 1,161 25 39 1,225
Engineering 802 148 91 1,041
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 558 210 768
Psychology 652 3 16 671
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences 429 90 39 558
Health Professions and Related Programs 118 103 244 465
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 279 53 19 351
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 331 9 4 344
Visual and Performing Arts 297 22 8 327
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 253 26 7 286
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 283 1 1 285
Mathematics and Statistics 185 65 27 277
Natural Resources and Conservation 257 257
Physical Sciences 153 36 53 242
Legal Professions and Studies 73 167 240
English Language and Literature & Letters 182 13 9 204
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 178 11 7 196
Architecture and Related Services 117 14 131
Education 8 103 20 131
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 110 4 7 121
History 89 6 8 103
Philosophy and Religious Studies 34 4 2 40
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 21 21
Grand Total7,8551,1019199,875

A total of 7,855 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of California - Davis.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,020 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate85%82%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 93%
  • Part-time retention rate - 80%

General info

Alternative namesUC Davis
Founded1905
MottoFiat Lux
Let there be light
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsaggie blue, gold
Academic CalendarQuarter
Total FTE staff11,729
Instructional FTE2,536
Research FTE1,305
Public Service FTE30
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.ucdavis.edu
AddressOne Shields Avenue
Davis, California, 95616-8678
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Small
City population50,000 - 250,000
Phone5307521011
Fax+1 (530) 752 2400

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