UC Davis is one of the world's pre-eminent public universities, and it offers a welcoming environment for international students. The campus is set in the heart of California, close to the state capital and the San Francisco Bay Area.
UC Davis is a leader in interdisciplinary study, offering more than 100 academic majors and 90 graduate programs. UC Davis has top-ranked programs in agriculture, environmental sciences, biological sciences, engineering, education, arts, humanities, math, physical sciences, social sciences, law, medicine and veterinary medicine.
UC Davis provides an opportunity for international discovery and learning by engaging faculty, staff and students in international research and internationalization of knowledge. Our faculty and students develop skills for success in a diverse, multi-cultural environment.
UC Davis received $750 million in research funding in 2011-2012. The campus ranked 10th among public universities in teh nation and 15th among all research universities in research and development expenditures, reflecting the real-world applicability of its research.
UC Davis has a relaxed atmosphere, with abundant open space, trees and lawns. Underlying UC Davis' casual style, however, are a fundamental seriousness and a dedication to academic excellence. The campus offers hundreds of clubs, sports and cultural activities. The Recreation Center coordinates intercollegiate sports, club sports and intramural programs. The Center for Student Involvement is a useful resource for available student activities.
UC Davis is located in Northern California, with access to the San Francisco Bay Area, the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Nevada mountains. With multi-cultural cities and beautiful outdoors in close reach, UC Davis is an ideally situated campus.