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Colleges / University of California, Davis

University of California, Davis

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

uc davis Student Life

University of California, Davis Student Activities

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University of California, Davis students' favorite campus events are Picnic Day, Whole Earth Festival and Cultural Days.

University of California, Davis Housing

This table offers information on housing at University of California, Davis.

Housing Options Offered? Details
On-Campus Housing Yes
Guaranteed Housing Yes Guaranteed for freshman
Co-ed Housing Available Yes
Housing for Students with Disabilities Yes
Percentage of Students Living On-Campus 15%
Spots Available in On-Campus Housing
Number of Students Living On-Campus
Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus

University of California, Davis offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of California, Davis students live off campus. In 2023, 15% of undergrads at University of California, Davis lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 85% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of California, Davis. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

University of California, Davis offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

University of California, Davis Athletics

At University of California, Davis there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of California, Davis:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Water Polo Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Golf NCAA Division 1 Intercollegiate Club Teams

Safety at University of California, Davis

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of California, Davis is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The UC Davis campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

UC Davis offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, UC Davis has Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP).

Plan a Visit to University of California, Davis

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of California, Davis, take Interstate 80 to Davis, CA. If you need to fly, book your flight to Sacramento International airport.

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uc davis Students

61%

Women

39%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

95%

In State

5%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

Undergraduate Students

31,162

Graduate Students

7,913

uc davis Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

39,075

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

46%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$16,018

Out-of-State

$48,550

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Nov 30
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