University of California, Davis (UCD)
The University of California Davis (UC Davis) may be traced back to 1908, when the University Farm School was created as UC Berkeley's science and research-based entity. The University of California Davis offers a diverse range of academic courses, with over 100 undergraduate majors and over 100 graduate degree programmes.

Cost of attendance

Tuition at the University of California Davis is $14,646 USD for both resident and non-resident students. This costs roughly 11 lakh INR for Indian students.


Residence halls, student housing apartments, campus apartments, and cooperatives are among the housing options available to UC Davis students. The Student Housing Apartments are managed by a collaboration of Student Housing facilities and other private apartment complexes. The 23 residence halls are divided into three sections: Segundo, Tercero, and Cuarto. Segundo is on the northwest corner of central campus, Tercero is on the southwest corner of central campus, and Cuarto is one block northwest of central campus. The cost of an on-campus room is $9,192, while the cost of the 7-day meal plan is $6,291 Even though it is tough to obtain off-campus housing, most students begin their search early and contact seniors who will be vacating their rooms to find suitable housing. Off-campus housing costs students between $300 and $1500 a month.

Acceptance rate

The university has a total of 38778 students enrolled. According to UC Davis, overseas students account for around 18.4 percent of the student body. The acceptance rate for UC Davis programmes is 46 percent, making it highly selective.


The University of California Davis is located in Davis, California, in Northern California. The campus features one-of-a-kind architecture and facilities for students to enjoy. UC Davis has its own airport, fire department, and a collection of outdoor sculptures known as Eggheads. The campus is usually buzzing with activity, thanks to its approximately 700 student clubs. There are over 800 student-clubs to stimulate and sustain student interests and assure active engagement of students. Davis also provides 25 Division I Varsity Sports, 39 Club Sports, and 29 Intramural Programs. Students can also use the school sporting facilities to play soccer, football, tennis, volleyball, baseball, and other sports. The always-busy campus also has dance, martial arts, and rock-climbing facilities. They also feature an equestrian centre, which is unique to the entire UC system.


The University of California, Davis, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), an institutional accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education and the U.S. Department of Education.

Jobs and Placement

The cost of attending UC Davis varies for in-state California students and overseas students, which is justified by the high quality of education and outstanding placement prospects. The university boasts a remarkable placement record of 98 percent. Intel Corporation, Genentech, Inc., Kaiser Permanente, the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), Northrop Grumman Corporation, Stanford University, and Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc. are among the top recruiters. Intel Corporation pays around $68,443 - $126,841, whereas Genentech, Inc. pays $66,442 - $115,132.

QS Ranking

#108 in QS World University Rankings, 2022

The Ranking

#67 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education, 2022

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