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University of California - Davis is a public institution situated in Davis, California. UC Davis is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

57 Graduate Degrees
$45,809 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
43% Acceptance Rate

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University of California - Davis Rankings

According to our 2021 analysis, UC Davis is ranked #113 out of 1,284 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UC Davis has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

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Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UC Davis.

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Where Is University of California - Davis?

Location of University of California - Davis

Contact details for UC Davis are given below.

Contact Details
Address: One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8678
Phone: 530-752-1011

How Do I Get Into UC Davis?

You can apply to UC Davis online at:

Admission Requirements for UC Davis

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank neither required nor recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations neither required nor recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UC Davis?

43% Acceptance Rate
59% Of Accepted Are Women
81% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of University of California - Davis is 43%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 41% of accepted students are men and 59% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 39%, and the acceptance rate for women is 47%.

Average Test Scores

About 81% of students accepted to UC Davis submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 660. Math scores were between 570 and 700.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of California - Davis  ( 560 to 660 )

SAT Math Scores for University of California - Davis  ( 570 to 700 )
UC Davis received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 23 and 31. Math scores were between 25 and 31. Composite scores were between 25 and 32.

ACT English Scores for University of California - Davis  ( 23 to 31 )
ACT Math Scores for University of California - Davis  ( 25 to 31 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of California - Davis  ( 25 to 32 )

Can I Afford University of California - Davis?

$45,809 Net Price
34% Take Out Loans
1.6% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UC Davis is $45,809. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UC Davis, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $5,201 a year. That adds up to $20,804 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UC Davis is 1.6%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of California - Davis Undergraduate Student Diversity

29,967 Full-Time Undergraduates
61% Women
58% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 30,718 undergraduate students at UC Davis, with 29,967 being full-time and 751 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UC Davis

There are also 7,449 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 29,967 full-time undergraduates at UC Davis, 39% are male and 61% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UC Davis

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of California - Davis students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UC Davis Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8,181
Black or African American 644
Hispanic or Latino 6,735
White 7,079
International Students 5,179
Other Races/Ethnicities 2,149

Geographic Diversity

California students aren't the only ones who study at University of California - Davis. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 108 countries are represented at UC Davis. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of California - Davis

28 Took All Classes Online
1,556 Took At Least One Class Online
626.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 1,556 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UC Davis has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UC Davis

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of California - Davis was 626.9%. This is the #64 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UC Davis regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of California - Davis Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Nursing Science 33 0 33
Nursing Administration 18 6 24
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0
TOTAL 51 6 57


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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