30,145
Students
Financial aid thermometer
21,951
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
43
43%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

University of California, Davis is a University institution located in Davis, CA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA  95616
United States
Contact Email: undergraduateadmissions@ucdavis.edu
Phone: 530-752-1011

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Business And Management Related Checkmark
Agriculture And Agriculture Operations Related Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark
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Food Science Checkmark
International Agriculture Checkmark
Soil Science And Agronomy Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community And Regional Planning Checkmark
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Indian/Native American Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Asian American Studies Checkmark
Asian Studies (East) Checkmark
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, And Mexican-American/Chicano Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Botany/plant Biology Checkmark
Cell Biology And Histology Checkmark
Ecology, Evolution, Systematics And Population Biology Related Checkmark
Entomology Checkmark
Environmental Toxicology Checkmark
Exercise Physiology Checkmark
Genetics Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Molecular Biochemistry Checkmark
Neurobiology And Anatomy Checkmark
Zoology/animal Biology Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering Checkmark
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Materials Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Apparel And Textiles Checkmark
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean And Near Eastern Studies And Archaeology Checkmark
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Related Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Urban Forestry Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Atmospheric Sciences And Meteorology Checkmark
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Hydrology And Water Resources Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Related Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70,214
Applied
30,573
Accepted
30,145
Enrolled
44%
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Female Admissions

38,053
Females Applied
18,023
Females Accepted
47%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

32,161
Males Applied
12,550
Males Accepted
39%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
3.99
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: High school subject requirements

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen November 30th March 15th
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer November 30th March 15th Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 550 650
SAT Math 570 710
ACT Composite 25 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,502
In-state
40,497
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,961
Full-time student fees
15,765
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No

Financial Aid

21,951
Avg. Financial Aid Package
25,819
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
10,362
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
6,165
Avg. Loan Aid
6,623
Avg. Grant Aid
18,761
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
81%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
22%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

30,145
Total undergrad students
16%
International Students
5%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 21.33%
Black or African American 2.2%
White or Caucasian 25.04%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.17%
Asian 28.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.43%
Two or more races 5.15%
Other 1.74%

Gender

Male (40.48%)
Female (59.52%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 25%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Picnic Day, Whole Earth Festival and Cultural Days

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP)

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1B Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Riflery Checkmark No No
Rugby No No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark