UC Davis (University of California, Davis)
The University of California, Davis (more commonly referred to as “UC Davis” or “Davis”) is a university established in 1905 and located in Davis, California in the United States. The UC Davis campus is the largest within the University of California system and the third largest by enrollment.
UC Davis is ranked as one of the top 10 public universities in the nation, and consistently ranks amongst the best universities in the world. Additionally, Davis is considered to be one of America’s “Public Ivy” universities, which recognizes top public research universities in the United States.
The campus was originally established as the University Farm, the agricultural extension of UC Berkeley and the second campus of the University of California system. While UC Davis’ agricultural heritage remains strong, the campus has expanded over the past century to include graduate and professional programs in medicine, law, education, nursing and business management.
UC Davis graduates can be found throughout the world, making an impact in professions that affect all aspects of our lives. Students benefit from a wide range of academic and extracurricular programs, an interdisciplinary research community involved in local and global issues, and an abundance of opportunities to lead and to make an impact on society. UC Davis offers students the experiences in which they discover what matters to them and how to succeed after graduation.