University of California, Davis


The University of California, Davis (UC Davis) is one of the 10 campuses of the University of California System. Inaugurated in March 1905, UC Davis is ranked as one of the top universities in the US, and regularly ranks as number 1 or 2 worldwide for its research and training in agriculture and veterinary medicine. UC Davis also has highly ranked programs in biological sciences, ecology, engineering, environmental sciences, law, medicine, nursing, and social sciences.  UC Davis places emphasis on providing technical and organizational solutions that benefit society, including outreach and extension to communities throughout California, the US and the world.

Located near the city of Sacramento (California’s capital), UC Davis enrolls more than 40,000 students, including 8,000 international students. It also attracts more than 2,000 international scholars each year. UC Davis’s strong faculty receive sponsored research funding of $850 million dollars a year and have developed a diverse portfolio of active patents and innovative programs to support technology-based entrepreneurship. UC Davis ranks highly in terms of environmental sustainability.