Why UC Davis is the best home for the school



UC Davis is one of the nation's top public-research universities, with a tradition of service to the region, nation and the world. UC Davis, which celebrated its centennial in 2008, is a pioneer in interdisciplinary problem-solving. Its four colleges, six professional schools, more than 100 academic majors and 90 graduate programs provide a comprehensive, rigorous and research-based learning environment for students, faculty and researchers. The 30,000-student university has its main campus in the Sacramento Valley, near the state capital and the San Francisco Bay Area.

One of 10 campuses in the University of California system, UC Davis ranks 12h among public universities nationwide (U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 “America’s Best Colleges”), 14th in research funding among public universities (National Science Foundation 2011 R&D Expenditures) and tied for 1st among research universities (with UC Berkeley and Penn State) as the top producer of U.S. Fulbright Scholars, 2012-2013. It is one of 62 North American universities admitted into the prestigious Association of American Universities.

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