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102 majors and 101 grad programs
20:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio
50% of undergraduate students conduct research and creative projects beyond the classroom
58% of students have their tuition covered by grant and aid

Our university excels in education, global research and helping students succeed. Check out how we are known for being affordable and a good investment.

Extraordinary education

  • 102
  • 101 graduate programs, with more than half interdisciplinary
  • 38 percent of, typically working directly with faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students
  • 20:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio
  • Our  offers the experience of a selective liberal arts college with the resources and opportunities of a world-class research university
  • Our world-renowned faculty care about their students’ success and are focused on educating them for a competitive world
  • You’ll have access to 10 million items in the university's , including books, journals, music and maps, in print and digital formats

Global focus

We welcome international students, offering , including , and classes that connect you to UC Davis’ culture.

1,300 UC Davis students each year attending 50- programs led by our own instructors in 30- countries, and many other programs through the and independent providers.

Friends, fun and community

Make your choice from more than including academic groups,, , and .

Into athletics? We’ve got 23 athletics teams (14 for women, 9 for men);.

UC Davis students, faculty and staff volunteer more than 600,000 hours of community service per year.

We own sustainable

  • 10th among 629 schools in the   for sustainability policies, practices and programs
  • 29 percent of is sustainably grown
  • Our biodigester, invented here, has a daily capacity to turn 50 tons of waste into energy for the campus
  • The Tercero Phase 3 student housing project received the highest possible rating of platinum from the U.S. Green Building Council
  • Our West Village community is designed to generate all the energy the community needs, mostly through solar

We help you afford college

  • In 2016-2017, 56 percent of our California resident undergraduates received enough gift aid to fully cover their base tuition and fees
  • 51 percent of our students awarded baccalaureate degrees graduated debt free in 2016-2017
  •  About 75 percent of aid to undergraduates comes in the form of grants and scholarships

It’s a great return on your investment

Test excel: We’re 31st among the top 50 U.S. universities and colleges for.

Recent UC Davis graduates earn a median annual salary of $56,300, and experienced alumni are earning $94,600 in mid-career earnings, ranking us. 

We’re a: In the U.S., UC Davis is 39th for in-state tuition and 64th for those paying out-of-state tuition.

Find more statistics about UC Davis Budget & Institutional Analysis' site.