#117 Overall Influence#163 Desirability Rank

University of California, Davis

University in Davis

The University of California, Davis is a public research university and land-grant university located near Davis, California. It is one of the ten campuses of the University of California system, and has the third-largest enrollment in the system after UCLA and UC Berkeley. The institution was first founded as an agricultural branch of the system in 1905, and became the seventh campus of the University of California in 1959.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

78,022

Acceptance

41%

Graduation Rate

85%

Median SAT Score

1280

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$11,442

Fees (in-state)

$2,960

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$68,100

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

35K

Under-Grads

30K

Graduates

6K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616-8678

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

24 per 100k

Violent Crime

2 per 100k

What is University of California, Davis known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#35 World Rank #22 USA Rank
Biology
#106 World Rank #38 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#119 World Rank #62 USA Rank
Anthropology
#188 World Rank #71 USA Rank
Mathematics
#155 World Rank #73 USA Rank
Economics
#151 World Rank #74 USA Rank
Sociology
#104 World Rank #78 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#146 World Rank #79 USA Rank
Computer Science
#210 World Rank #80 USA Rank
Chemistry
#142 World Rank #81 USA Rank
Engineering
#137 World Rank #82 USA Rank
Psychology
#247 World Rank #90 USA Rank
Physics
#221 World Rank #95 USA Rank
Literature
#162 World Rank #95 USA Rank
Political Science
#191 World Rank #100 USA Rank
Medical
#298 World Rank #107 USA Rank
Philosophy
#200 World Rank #116 USA Rank
Education
#237 World Rank #133 USA Rank
History
#266 World Rank #139 USA Rank
Law
#297 World Rank #143 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#220 World Rank #151 USA Rank
Nursing
#216 World Rank #159 USA Rank
Communications
#292 World Rank #196 USA Rank
Business

Other areas of influence

#185 World Rank #122 USA Rank
Social Work

Influential People

Who are University of California, Davis's Most influential alumni?

University of California, Davis's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Biology, Criminal Justice, and Earth Sciences. University of California, Davis’s most academically influential people include Harold Allen Orr, Jr., Dian Fossey, and Elaine Showalter.

Harold Allen Orr, Jr.

Evolutionary biologist

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Dian Fossey
Dian Fossey

American zoologist, gorilla researcher

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Elaine Showalter

American literary critic, feminist, and writer on cultural and social issues

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Jonathan M. Marks

American anthropologist

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Bruce Nauman
Bruce Nauman

American artist

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Niklaus Grunwald
Niklaus Grunwald

Researcher

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Robert Boyd

Anthropologist

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Carol Folt
Carol Folt

11th chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Katherine Esau
Katherine Esau

German-American botanist

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Edward DeLong
Edward DeLong

American microbiologist

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Dennis Banks
Dennis Banks

Ojibwe co-founder of the American Indian Movement

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Peter Richerson

Biologist

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