University of California-Davis

The University of California, Davis (UCD or UC Davis) is a public research and teaching university located west of Sacramento, in Davis, California. UC Davis has the largest campus in the University of California System, sprawling over 7,300 acres. It also enrolls the third largest student body in the system, after UCLA and UC Berkeley.

There are 99 undergraduate programs and 90 graduate programs offered by UC Davis. Among the institution's more noteworthy programs is the large Department of Animal Science, which allows students to study at the on-campus meat-processing plant, equestrian facility, dairy, and experimental farm. One of the school's more unique departments is its Department of Viticulture and Enology (the study of grape-growing and winemaking). This department has made many significant advances in winemaking that are used by many wineries throughout California.

UC Davis alumni, faculty, and researchers have won such prestigious awards as the Nobel Peace Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Medal of Science, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the MacArthur Fellowship, and the Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering.

UC Davis is ranked as the 9th best public university in the country by U.S. News & World Report. It is considered the 4th best school in the UC System, and the 38th best university in the United States. Times Higher Education World University Rankings listed UC Davis as the 52nd best university in the world. The Academic Ranking of World Universities listed UC Davis as the 33rd best school nationally and 47th best school globally.

At UC Davis students can experience the benefits of online learning. Online courses are offered in various fields of study including health informatics, energy resource management, paralegal studies, project management, website design, food science, accounting, business management and more.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (530) 752-1011
Address: One Shields Avenue, Davis, California 95616-8678
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 25,000+ undergrad, 6,600+ grad )
Award Levels: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 6,945
Out-of-State Tuition $ 29,629
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Majors/Degrees BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Economics
Agriculture Operations and Sciences
Animal Sciences
Food Science
International Agriculture
Plant Sciences
Soil Science
Soil Sciences
Viticulture and Enology
Architecture and Related Services
City, Community and Regional Planning
Landscape Architecture
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Animal Behavior and Ethology
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
Biology Biological Sciences
Botany Plant Biology
Cell Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell Physiology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Environmental Toxicology
Exercise Physiology
Molecular Biochemistry
Neurobiology and Anatomy
Pathology Experimental Pathology
Pharmacology and Toxicology
Plant Pathology Phytopathology
Population Biology
Zoology Animal Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Managerial Economics
Communication and Journalism
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Agricultural Teacher Education
Education and Teaching
Educational Leadership and Administration
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education (multiple Levels)
Teacher Education and Professional Development - Specific Levels and Methods
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Space Engineering
Agricultural Engineering
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Physics (applied Physics)
General Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Transportation and Highway Engineering
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
African-american Black Studies
American (u.s.) Studies
American Indian Native American Studies
Asian-american Studies
East Asian Studies
Ethnic, Minority, Gender, and Group Studies
Hispanic-american, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-american Studies
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Women's Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Apparel and Textiles
Human Development and Family Studies
Human Nutrition
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Chinese Language and Literature
Comparative Literature
French Language and Literature
German Language and Literature
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Russian Language and Literature
Spanish Language and Literature
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Pre-veterinary Studies
Public Health
Veterinary Medicine
Veterinary Sciences Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Forensic Science and Technology
Legal Professions and Studies
Legal Professions and Studies
Programs For Foreign Lawyers
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics
Computational Mathematics
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
Multi- Interdisciplinary Studies
Nutrition Sciences
Science, Technology and Society
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Natural Resources Conservation
Natural Resources and Conservation
Urban Forestry
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology
Geology Earth Science
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
Optics Optical Sciences
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Political Science and Government
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