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University of California, Davis

United States
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Public
Very High
36,350
2,543
8,082

Overview

Go-getters, change makers, problem solvers


Founded in 1905, UC Davis is the most academically comprehensive university on the West Coast. The university is known for working across disciplines to solve the world’s most pressing problems and for its commitment to artistic and cultural expression. The 5,300-acre campus is in Davis, a vibrant college town and community of about 68,000. The state capital is nearby as are world-class destinations like the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley.

UC Davis is ranked first in the world in veterinary science and in agricultural economics and policy. It’s ranked first in the nation in agriculture and in plant and animal programs, first among best-value colleges for women in STEM, and second among top producers of minority undergraduate degrees in biological and biomedical sciences. These are just a few of the top rankings that reflect UC Davis’ commitment to fostering a culture of innovation, diversity and inclusion.

The university’s four Colleges and six professional schools offer more than 100 undergraduate majors and 96 graduate programs. UC Davis graduates more California alumni than any other UC campus and contributes more than $8.1 billion each year to the state’s economy. In 2017–18, UC Davis filed 177 records of invention and 159 patent applications, negotiated 77 license agreements, and helped establish 16 startups.

UC Davis Health serves a 33-county area and includes the region’s only Level I adult and pediatric trauma centers, National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, comprehensive full-service children’s hospital, transplant services, heart and vascular centers, institute for neurodevelopmental disorders, and a world-renowned telemedicine network.

UC Davis is home to the world-famous Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, the Tahoe Environmental Research Center, the UC Davis Bodega Marine Laboratory, the California Lighting Technology Center and the UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies, among many other centers of innovation and culture across the institution.

 


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University Highlights

Total students - 36,350

18%
82%

International students - 8,082

78%
22%

Total faculty staff - 2,543

626
1917

Total students - 36,350

18%
82%

International students - 8,082

78%
22%

Total faculty staff - 2,543

1917
626
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