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University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

One Shields Avenue Davis, CA USA 95616

The University of California Davis (UC Davis) is a public institution that was founded in 1905. UC Davis, one of 10 schools in the University of California system, was originally established as a farm school for UC Berkeley. Its highly ranked schools include the Graduate School of Management, School of Law, School of Medicine, College of Engineering and School of Veterinary Medicine. Other notable programs include the School of Education and the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. Notable alumni include NASA astronaut Tracy Caldwell Dyson, U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier, and former NFL quarterback J.T. O’Sullivan.

Ranked 39 nationwide, UC Davis is a selective school. Its acceptance rate is 46% and its graduation rate is 85%. In-state tuition for UC Davis is $13,104 6 per year, plus fees; out-of-state tuition for UC Davis is $44,130 per year, plus fees. UC Davis has a total enrollment of 38,440 students. Over 100 undergraduate majors and more than 100 graduate and professional programs are available. The university follows a quarter-based academic calendar.

Located just 15 miles from Sacramento, UC Davis’ 5,300-acre campus offers a city experience couched in beautiful natural surroundings. With access to the capital city’s resources, students can also enjoy the university’s arboretum, 100 acres of gardens that stretch along a waterway and serve as a public park. Biking has become a popular (and encouraged) mode of transportation. Students can participate in more than 700 organizations, including a sizable Greek community of about 65 fraternities and sororities. While all freshmen are guaranteed on-campus housing, most upperclassmen choose to live off campus or in university apartments. The UC Davis Aggies have 25 NCAA Division I teams, and their student spirit organization, the Aggie Pack, is the biggest of its kind in the nation.

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