University of California – Davis

Davis, California 1 Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, 95616

University of California – Davis Admissions

Acceptance Rate 49%
Acceptance Deadline November 30

University of California – Davis Cost

Average Cost* $15,768
Average Total Aid Awarded $25,309
Students Receiving Financial Aid 54.24%
*Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

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University of California – Davis Academics

Student Faculty Ratio 21:1

University of California – Davis Majors

UC Davis has dozens of exciting college majors to explore!

Most Popular Majors
  • Research and Experimental Psychology
  • Economics
  • Managerial Economics
  • Neuroscience and Neurobiology
  • Computer Science
  • Communications
  • Biology
  • Animal Sciences and Husbandry
  • Human Development
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

University of California – Davis Online

Offers Online Courses Yes

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University of California – Davis Students

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment 31,657
Part-Time Undergraduates 751

University of California – Davis Advisors

University of California – Berkeley

I am a proud former first-generation college student who is now a first-generation professional. I have 6+ years of professional experience working with students and their families to navigate the higher education system. I recently (within the last 5 years) obtained a master's degree in education with an emphasis in Student Affairs from UCLA. I attended University of California, Berkeley for my undergraduate education and my major was Psychology with a minor in Chicano Studies. My passion is to assist students and their families on their higher education journey. A skill I feel I have while working with students is truly listening to their wants and needs and adapting my advising from there. I approach my work by honoring my students' lived experiences. On a one-on-one basis I’ve assisted with creating college school lists, academic road mapping, how to choose and change a major, financial aid, and career prep. Outside of student affairs I enjoy reading, cycling, and spending time with my family and friends.

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University of California – Los Angeles

Hello, my name is Yesenia. I was the first in my family to attend college. I went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and graduated with a degree in Psychology with a minor in Labor and Workplace Studies. I then earned a Master's Degree from California State University, Long Beach in Counseling - Option in Student Development in Higher Education. I am passionate about helping students with their higher educational goals to ensure they are able to get accepted, attend, and ultimately graduate from college to obtain a fulfilling career. For the past 10 years, I have been working in college access and success programs and have served hundreds of students with their college-going journey! It would be a pleasure and a privilege to support you in your goals. Let's work together to make that goal a reality!

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University of California – Davis

I graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from UC Davis in 2001. From there, I obtained my P.P.S. School counseling credential from CSU Stanislaus and a M.P.A. from University of Arizona's global campus. I have always had the desire to continue learning, which is why world travel and immersing myself in other countries has been a big part of my life. I have had the opportunity to live, work and travel through many different countries and have enjoyed volunteering for NGO's in both Bolivia and Cambodia. I have been a school counselor in California for over 15 years. My favorite part of the job is assisting students meet and exceed goals, especially when it comes to post-secondary planning. I look forward to being able to assist you with the entire process: planning, exploring, and applying for university, financial aid and scholarships. I've acquired a lot of knowledge over the years and I am excited to be a part of your journey!

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University of California – Los Angeles

I graduated in 2018 with my B.S. degree in neuroscience from UCLA with departmental honors. I worked as a peer counselor helping STEM students with their admissions applications and essays to research universities. I led workshops on research opportunities, internships, and how to succeed as a STEM major. I also completed a senior thesis project using MRI brain scans to analyze how the brain responds to treatments for depression. This ignited a love for medical research and I worked for two years on research projects at UCLA studying early brain markers for autism in infants younger than three. This work has been published in major neuroscience research journals. I decided to become an academic counselor because I wanted to use my passion for education to help students achieve their educational and career goals. I love helping STEM students because I relate to their excitement for finding new ways to make the world a better place by using research, technology, and science. I am dedicated to helping future doctors, scientists, engineers, and researchers. As an academic counselor I have helped students on their Common App and University of California (UC) applications, admissions essays, and advised them on internship, volunteer, and research opportunities. Students who I have worked with have received admissions offers from University of Miami, Loyola Marymount University, and many UC schools. I’ve also read scholarship and admissions essays for UCLA as an alumni volunteer. I love being a college advisor because it is such a joy to sit alongside students as they grow, learn, and explore more about themselves during the college admissions process. It is so rewarding to be able to use my counseling skills to empower students to uncover their passions and strengths. Whether it is helping them through multiple drafts of their admissions essays, consulting on extracurricular activity opportunities, or advising on each portion of the application portal, I meet the needs of my students by getting to know them as individuals. I value positivity, creativity, dependability, and having a growth mindset.

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University of California – Davis

I have dedicated 15 years of providing outreach, opportunity, and access to students who find their why during the confusing college application process. I was once an unsure high school student, yet I knew that college was one of my many goals. I attended University of California, Davis, where I earned my Bachelor of Science in Community and Regional Development. During my time at UC Davis, I worked with high schools in Sacramento as a College Advisor for the University of California. Once I matriculated, I continued my work as a College Advisor. After 2 years in outreach, I moved to Miami and taught English for 2 years. I decided to return to my hometown of San Francisco and led a Junior Seminar class, while also serving as the school’s College Counselor. I left the classroom and took the opportunity to work with the University of California San Francisco’s Center for Science, Education & Outreach. I directed internships for high school students in the San Francisco Bay Area to conduct research under the faculty in the fields of Medicine, Physical Therapy, Nursing, and Dentistry. I had the dual role of working with high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area, as the Lead Outreach Coordinator and University of California representative. I earned my Masters of Arts in Organization and Leadership from the University of San Francisco and I am currently the founding Director of San Francisco State’s Latinx Student Center. My passion is to guide students as they find their voice, their why, and their confidence in this process. The students I have worked with have been awarded various scholarships, fellowships, and admissions to prestigious Universities. However, what makes me most proud is knowing that students remember that they have a guide through this process.

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University of California – Irvine

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Hello! My name is Bailey (she/her) and I have over 7 years of experience in both undergraduate and graduate level admissions. I have worked in admissions offices at schools within Claremont Colleges, the University of Washington and the University of Southern California. I have served as an admissions interviewer and on the admissions committee for undergraduate, law and health professions programs. I received a BA in both Business and Visual and Media Studies at the University of Redlands. I have had the opportunity to work with numerous high school students in their college search and application process.

University of California – Berkeley

Michael Pham is a first-generation scholar and Bay Area native. He earned a bachelor's degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley, and a Masters in Public Administration with a concentration in Public Management and Policy Analysis from California State University - East Bay. Additionally, Michael successfully graduated with an MBA, specializing in healthcare management, from Johns Hopkins University - Carey Business School. Throughout his higher education journey, Michael accumulated valuable experience by working at both the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency and Apple Inc. His dedication to making a positive impact in the lives of others is evident in his service on developmental disabilities boards at the city, county, and state levels, where he proudly holds the position as the youngest member. Moreover, Michael finds immense fulfillment in mentoring and supporting aspiring scholars. He has been instrumental in guiding over 150 individuals to successful admissions and job placements in top universities, including MIT, Yale University, Harvard University, Stanford University, Cornell University, University of California, Berkeley, and beyond. Currently, Michael is pursuing his doctoral studies at the University of Southern California (USC). His expertise spans across public management, policy analysis, and healthcare management, allowing him to make a remarkable impact in the healthcare industry. As the Business Operations Manager and former Administrative Fellow at Stanford Medicine - Health Care, Michael has demonstrated a strong commitment to providing inclusive healthcare services for all. If you're looking for a Senior Advisor who can help you break down silos, build life skills, and make a difference in the world, Michael Pham is the ideal choice. With his top-notch college advisement and extensive expertise, you can be confident that you'll receive personalized and comprehensive guidance to help you thrive both personally and professionally. Join forces with Michael today and let him help you reach your full potential as you embark on your educational and professional journey.

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Yale University

Hi! My name is Jesus and I graduated from Yale in 2020 where I majored in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. As a first-generation college student, I know the importance of college advising and have supported students from all walks of life as they applied to schools all across the country. I am excited to bring my years of expertise as a pre-med student interested in exploring the humanities and STEM fields through the liberal arts education at Yale as well as my years of experience advising students as they figure out what colleges they want to apply to, develop captivating essays, and determine what subjects they might be interested in exploring during college.

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