Researchers at Bodega Marine Lab

Rankings and Distinctions

Microscope
17th Nationally

in biological sciences

Stethescope
19th Nationally and 43rd Globally

in life sciences and medicine

 Students

27%

are from underrepresented
minority groups 

31%

are the first in their families
to complete a 4-year
degree

7%

are international

66% 

of incoming students are women

32%

have internships or field experience

58%

complete a research project or paper

Community

6,400

undergraduates

475+

graduate students

124 

faculty members

15

National Academy of Science Members

175+

staff members

40,000+

alumni

Support

$47.1 million

in state funding

$71.8 million

in research funding

$52.4 million

in research expenditures

$8 million

in philanthropic contributions

40

undergraduate scholarships

25

graduate scholarships

99%

of graduate students receive financial aid

69%

of undergraduates receive financial aid

Outcomes

1,400

graduates annually

68%

of freshman graduate in 4 years

25%

accepted into medical school or other health program (2016-18 data)

5.3 years

avg. time to complete doctoral degree

65%

of transfers graduate in 2 years

29%

attend graduate school

UC Davis Rankings

rank 1
1st in the Nation

for campus sustainability

rank 5
5th Nationally

among public universities

rank 10
10th Best University

in the nation, by value

rank 2
2nd for Social Mobility

among public universities

    *Student data from Aggie Data and the UC Undergraduate Experience Survey