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According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, UC Davis is ranked #52 out of 2,238 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when UC Davis held the #57 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.
UC Davis is also ranked #11 out of 170 schools in California.
If you're applying to University of California - Davis you'll face some tough competition, since the school's acceptance rate is only 49%. Definitely don't wait until the last minute to submit your application, since applying early may be in your favor.
At University of California - Davis, the student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. Compared to the national average of 15 to 1, this is somewhat high. This could mean that class sizes may be larger than they are at other colleges or universities or that professors may be required to teach more classes.
In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.
The full-time faculty percentage at University of California - Davis is 85%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.
University of California - Davis has a freshmen retention rate of 91%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.
Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At UC Davis the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 63%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%
During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 31,162 undergraduates at UC Davis with 30,186 being full-time and 976 being part-time.
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The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UC Davis, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UC Davis, approximately 23% of students took out student loans averaging $5,427 a year. That adds up to $21,708 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UC Davis is 1.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Contact details for UC Davis are given below.
|Most Popular Majors||Bachelor’s Degrees||Average Salary of Graduates|
|Child Development & Psychology||879||$29,860|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||644||NA|
|Neurobiology & Neurosciences||518||$28,232|
|Political Science & Government||323||$32,542|
|Communication & Media Studies||300||$38,895|
Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.
In 2020-2021, 8,598 students took at least one online class at University of California - Davis. This is a decrease from the 35,235 students who took online classes the previous year.
|Year||Took at Least One Online Class||Took All Classes Online|
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*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
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