University of California-Davis

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University of California-Davis Reviews

Based on 92 Reviews
One Shields Avenue Davis, CA
College Review
Career PreparationA-
Students and CultureA-
FacilitiesA
Activities and GroupsA-
A-
Excellent
Study Areas, Degree Popularity

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at University of California-Davis

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
African-American/black Studies
11
American Indian/native American Studies
4
0
4
American/united States Studies/civilization
12
Anthropology
111
9
4
Asian-American Studies
18
Chinese Language and Literature
20
Classical, Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies and Archaeology
4
Comparative Literature
12
4
5
East Asian Studies
8
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
0
4
Hispanic-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American/chicano Studies
73
History, General
141
5
7
Human Development and Family Studies, General
250
3
1
International Relations and Affairs
192
Linguistics
49
10
6
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other
6
1
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
3
Philosophy
38
2
0
4
Political Science and Government, General
244
7
4
Political Science and Government, Other
32
Psychology, General
0
13
18
Religion/religious Studies
16
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other
666
Science, Technology and Society
8
Sociology
244
8
10
Women's Studies
19
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Animal Behavior and Ethology
2
5
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
7
5
1
Biochemistry
0
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
0
10
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other
6
4
Biology/biological Sciences, General
357
Biophysics
1
0
Biostatistics
7
0
Biotechnology
76
Botany/plant Biology
18
2
9
Cell Physiology
4
8
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology
46
0
1
Chemical Physics
0
Chemistry, General
62
7
0
43
Computational Mathematics
3
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
28
Engineering Physics/applied Physics
0
2
Entomology
9
3
4
Environmental Health
0
Epidemiology
1
10
Genetics, General
94
5
10
Geography
4
9
Geology/earth Science, General
22
5
5
Hydrology and Water Resources Science
3
11
2
Marine Sciences
1
Mathematics, General
54
6
6
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
0
Microbiology, General
58
1
9
Molecular Biochemistry
250
Neuroscience
4
Optics/optical Sciences
0
Pathology/experimental Pathology
6
14
Physical Sciences, Other
1
Physics, General
38
10
22
Physics, Other
11
Physiology, General
1
Plant Pathology/phytopathology
2
4
Population Biology
0
4
Statistics, General
60
30
8
Zoology/animal Biology
44
7
5
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/space Engineering
42
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
96
7
14
Biotechnology
76
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
19
Chemical Engineering
76
4
7
City/urban, Community and Regional Planning
79
9
Civil Engineering, General
136
56
17
Computer Engineering, General
87
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
2
44
21
Engineering
104
Environmental Design/architecture
4
Environmental Science
78
Environmental Studies
0
Environmental Toxicology
29
Landscape Architecture
37
Materials Engineering
13
4
2
Mechanical Engineering
191
34
13
Natural Resources/conservation, General
35
Transportation and Highway Engineering
12
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
47
Business Administration and Management, General
185
Business/managerial Economics
400
Economics, General
517
10
13
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist
9
Family Practice Nurse/nursing
31
Human Nutrition
2
Immunology
1
7
Medical Informatics
13
Medicine
106
Neurobiology and Anatomy
307
Nursing Administration
3
Nursing Science
31
Nutrition Sciences
162
10
12
Pharmaceutical Sciences
127
Pharmacology and Toxicology
5
10
Public Health, General
28
Veterinary Medicine
133
Veterinary Sciences/veterinary Clinical Sciences, General
7
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Teacher Education
9
Applied Mathematics, General
27
3
5
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
25
6
Art/art Studies, General
7
Chinese Language and Literature
20
Education, General
130
154
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
14
English Language and Literature, General
195
15
13
English/language Arts Teacher Education
2
Exercise Physiology
144
0
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
4
French Language and Literature
12
2
2
German Language and Literature
9
2
0
Italian Language and Literature
10
Japanese Language and Literature
34
Rhetoric and Composition
1
Russian Language and Literature
7
Spanish Language and Literature
98
4
8
Special Education and Teaching, General
0
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other
13
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
9
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Agricultural Business and Management, General
0
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
4
Agricultural Economics
35
9
Agricultural Engineering
5
6
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences, Other
0
2
6
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
26
Animal Sciences, General
183
0
Animal Sciences, Other
16
2
Ecology
8
32
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
28
Food Science
77
8
6
International Agriculture
14
21
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
71
Natural Resources Conservation and Research, Other
2
Plant Sciences, General
18
Plant Sciences, Other
16
10
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
0
0
Soil Sciences, Other
12
6
Urban Forestry
13
Viticulture and Enology
41
10
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication, General
293
0
1
Design and Visual Communications, General
139
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Forensic Science and Technology
18
Law
186
Legal Professions and Studies, Other
6
Programs for Foreign Lawyers
55
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer Science
165
32
27
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts, General
21
5
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
0
5
Film/cinema/video Studies
28
Fine/studio Arts, General
47
Music, General
28
0
2
Visual and Performing Arts, Other
25
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Degree Name
Associates
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Apparel and Textiles, General
17
2
* Number of pople in 2015 that gradutated with thie degree and study level.
Private Loan Options
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School Accreditation Information
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship
Didactic Program in Dietetics
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (Counseling and Psychological Services)
Professional Psychology (IPSY) - Predoctoral internship programs (UC Davis Children's Hospital Psychology Internship)
Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc., Accreditation Commission
(SCPE) - Clinical pastoral education (CPE) centers offering CPE and supervisory CPE programs
Liaison Committee on Medical Education
Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Davis School of Medicine, Education Building)
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools
American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education
Veterinary Medicine (VET) - Programs leading to a D.V.M. or D.M.V. degree (School of Veterinary Medicine)
Council on Education for Public Health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
Alumni & Student Reviews
A- Excellent
Career Preparation
What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?
Based on 23 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1973
student teaching
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Managerial Economics, Class of 2012
career fairs, career services
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fermetation science(enology), Class of 1977
all fgood!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
Job and career fairs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Arts, Class of 1988
Theoretical background in Anthropology
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Literature, Class of 2001
They offered a specialized track for those planning to be educators. I had several internships that help me make connections that led to my first job.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2004
Prestigious reputation and programs
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, Class of 2011
There's some fancy career center thingy
Rated January 2016
Alumni
German, Class of 2003
No clue
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2015
Career center
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Students and Culture
What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?
Based on 23 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1973
rural setting vet school multi-racial
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Managerial Economics, Class of 2012
It is a very hard working, but laid back campus. People seem very grounded and don't put too much pressure on themselves. Culture is one of success but positive competition
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fermetation science(enology), Class of 1977
a it overstressed, and conservative...
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
Progressive, hardworking
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Arts, Class of 1988
Relaxed and slightly conservative
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Literature, Class of 2001
I did not participate in the culture as I was a transfer student and in my late 20s. I worked 30 hours a week and was engaged at the time I was attending.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2004
Intelligent, focused
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, Class of 2011
We all study and do our own thing.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
German, Class of 2003
Rich kids with nice cars.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2015
Students are from all over the world with different backgrounds, ethnicity, and religion!
Rated January 2016
A Excellent
Facilities
What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.
Based on 23 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1973
friendly beautiful welcoming
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Managerial Economics, Class of 2012
Labs were great - most had new macs. Dorms were decent in the new ones (usually out of the way, though). Classrooms were decent. Dining halls were great.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fermetation science(enology), Class of 1977
perfect!
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
All facilities provided
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Arts, Class of 1988
Great. Many updates over the years.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Literature, Class of 2001
Did not use.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2004
All of the above, including housing and facilities that are completely energy efficient
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, Class of 2011
Dorms and dining halls are expensive, more expensive than living in an apartment, but great for freshmen. The rest is awesome.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
German, Class of 2003
Fine.
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2015
Not really different than high school cafeteria and classrooms. Labs are probably the newest buildings you can find from the campus.
Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Activities and Groups
What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?
Based on 23 Reviews
Alumni
English, Class of 1973
bicycle riding double-decker buses
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Managerial Economics, Class of 2012
The thing that made Davis so unique was how diverse it was. It was awesome doing intramurals with friends, going to bars, going to tahoe or SF. It was so diverse with the activities you could take part in. That's what made it unique
Rated January 2016
Alumni
fermetation science(enology), Class of 1977
cow tipping..???
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Psychology, Class of 2004
Football
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Master of Arts, Class of 1988
Don't know
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English Literature, Class of 2001
N/A
Rated January 2016
Alumni
English, Class of 2004
Studying in the Quad
Rated January 2016
Alumni
Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning, Class of 2011
Bicycling
Rated January 2016
Alumni
German, Class of 2003
No clue
Rated January 2016
Alumni
International Relations, Class of 2015
Many different types of activities and clubs. You will love Picnic Day for sure. Everyone including professors and neighbors enjoy Picnic Day together
Rated January 2016