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University of California-Davis

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A+

Rating

Public

Type

40,623

Students

$41,196

Tuition

39%

Acceptance

#11

Ranking

Small Suburb

Campus Setting

Davis, CA

One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8678

University of California-Davis is a very large public university located in Davis, CA ranked 86thin the US. It has a total of 32,863 full-time undergraduate students and is somewhat competitive, accepting slightly over 3 in every 8 applicants. University of California-Davis offers 311 different majors and is best known for its design and visual communications, nutrition sciences, and biotechnology programs, which are all nationally ranked 1st. With a tuition cost of $11,442 for in-state students and $41,196 for those from out-of-state, University of California-Davis is rather high-priced. 80.59% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $58,200 per year, which is 40% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$44,249/Year
Above Average

University of California-Davis

$44,249

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$65,689/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$47,731/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

39%Acceptance
Average

University of California-Davis

39%

National

69%
Sat

1170 - 1410

89% of students submit

Admissions Yield

20%

ACT

23 - 29

39% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$70

Students

32,863Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

6,296

Part-Time

97
Male

40%

In-state

83%

Female

60%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

5%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other4% Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other4% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics85% Others

8% Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

4% Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other

4% Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

85% Others

Research and Experimental Psychology, Other

8%

808 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other

4%

392 Graduates

Econometrics and Quantitative Economics

4%

387 Graduates

Computer Science

4%

385 Graduates

Neurobiology and Anatomy

4%

374 Graduates

Communication, General

3%

323 Graduates

Human Development and Family Studies, General

3%

308 Graduates

Sociology

3%

287 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors20:120:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

20

Number of Library Books

2,852,116

Academic Spend per Student

$23,607

Full-time Retention Rate

92%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$40,400/Year

University of California-Davis

$40,400

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$40,400

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$58,200

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

80%