University of California-Davis
Davis, CA 95616-8678

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Large
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Quarter
Total enrollment 36,460
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 20:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 6,983 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
Medical Degree
(The institution has its own hospital)
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

42%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

University of California-Davis is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 68,553 applications and only 28,981 students were granted admission. University of California-Davis is at the #40 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 52% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 86% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1050 to 1330
ACT25 to 31

Application Fee

$70
Undergrad students
$105
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

University of California-Davis charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $37,902 and in-state students paid $11,220.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$16,039
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $12,440
$11,220
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $6,695
$37,902
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $17,196
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 70% of University of California-Davis's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 34% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,783 (which is 7.9% above the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of California-Davis in 2016-2017, was 2,034, which is 38% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,704 (which is 11.3% below the national average.)

$4,783
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,432
$4,704
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,302
70%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 85%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, University of California-Davis has enrolled a total of 36,460 students (35,109 students full-time and 1,351 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 36,460 students, 3,627 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 42% men and 58% women and 29,379 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7,081 for graduates studies.

36,460
Total Enrollment
3,627
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 30%

Asian: 27%

Hispanic: 18%

Non-resident alien: 15%

Two or more races: 5%

Black/African American: 2%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of California-Davis.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 11% 561
Legal Professions And Studies 11% 544
Engineering 7% 369
Health Professions And Related Programs 7% 367
Social Sciences 7% 339
Architecture And Related Services 5% 238
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 5% 230
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics 4% 177
Psychology 3% 166
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 3% 148

Graduation & Dropout Rates

85%
Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of California-Davis full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

1%
Still enrolled
14%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$37,600
Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of University of California-Davis graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,600. Last year, out of the total 7,039 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 6,335 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 6,691 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 6,022 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $37,600 $56,300
Employment Rate 90% 90%
Total Graduates 7,039 6,691

Campus Location

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