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University of California - Davis
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  • 4 Year
  • DAVIS, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Value
    grade A+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade A
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B+
  7. Professors
    grade A
  8. Location
    grade B+
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade A
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B

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UC Davis is a highly rated public university located in University of California-Davis, California in the Sacramento Area. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 30,171 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the UC Davis acceptance rate is 39%. Popular majors include Research and Experimental Psychology, Economics, and Neuroscience and Neurobiology. Graduating 87% of students, UC Davis alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $40,400.

About

ONE SHIELDS AVENUE
DAVIS, CA 95616
About UC Davis...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FCS
Athletic Conference
Big Sky Conference

University of California - Davis Rankings

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UCD Admissions

Acceptance Rate
39%
Application Deadline
November 30
SAT Range
1170-1410
ACT Range
24-32
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$15,886 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$19,687 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
66%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
20:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
77%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 264 responses
44%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 333 responses
43%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 333 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    94%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
30,171 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
811
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
32%
Varsity Athletes
2%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 229 responses
  • Studious, but fun
    44%
  • Studious and driven; passionate about something
    21%
  • Studious
    7%
  • Competitive at certain majors, individualistic
    7%
  • Studious, fun, and passionate
    6%
  • Asian
    4%
  • Bicyclist
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
67%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 377 responses
Poll
57%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 456 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 242 responses
  • Bikes
    40%
  • Environmental
    14%
  • Community
    13%
  • Academic
    11%
  • Beautiful
    10%
  • Unique
    4%
  • Fulfilling
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
87%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
72%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 185 responses

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