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Colleges / University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

Davis, CA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate46%
Acceptance Rate46%

uc davis Academics

University of California, Davis requires a minimum of 180 units to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. uc davis accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, uc davis does not offer classes during the summer.

uc davis offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted X
Summer Classes Available X
New Student Orientation

Reminder: uc davis may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

What Classes Will I Take At uc davis?

uc davis has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with uc davis directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at uc davis

When choosing a major, uc davis students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at uc davis.

Student Designed Majors

uc davis allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.

Senior Projects

uc davis does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at uc davis

uc davis offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About University of California, Davis


Does uc davis Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

✅ uc davis does offer services for students with disabilities.

Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does uc davis Have An Online Program?

❌ uc davis does not have distance learning options or fully-online programs, so students must be able to attend classes on-campus.

Does uc davis Offer Credit for AP Classes?

✅ uc davis offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does uc davis Have An Honors Program?

✅ uc davis offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does uc davis Require Internships?

🟨 uc davis does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.


Additional Information About University of California, Davis


University of California, Davis Library

The main library on campus is the Peter J. Shields Library and there are 6 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at uc davis

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.

uc davis does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does uc davis have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

uc davis has an Army ROTC program, an Air Force ROTC program and a Navy ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at uc davis include:

•an ARMY ROTC branch unit on campus

•a Navy ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

39,075

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

46%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,645

Out-of-State

$44,399

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Nov 30
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