University of California, Davis

country rank  30
world rank  34

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University Overview

Established in 1905, University of California, Davis is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the suburban setting of the small city of Davis (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), California. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz. Officially accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission, University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of California, Davis (UC Davis) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 115 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. UC Davis also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UC Davis
Founded 1905
Motto Fiat Lux
Let there be light
Colours Aggie blue and gold

University Location

Address One Shields Avenue
Davis
95616-8678 California
United States
Tel +1 (530) 752 1011
Fax +1 (530) 752 2400
Other locations Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 175 Mrak Hall
Davis 95616
(530) 752 2971

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 35,000-39,999
Academic Staff 2,500-2,999
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Quarters
Campus Setting Suburban
Land Grant Institution Yes
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily nonresidential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of California, Davis's Library
University of California-Davis's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,312,614 physical volumes, 249,998 physical media and 723 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of California-Davis's library has 4 branches.
Housing Yes
University of California, Davis provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 7,562 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Yes

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

WASC Senior College and University Commission


Year of first Accreditation

1954


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Bar Association (ABA), Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of California System (UC System)
  • Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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