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Congratulations!
Freshman Class of 2025

Grow beyond
your expectations

UC Davis is one of the most prestigious public universities in the world for a reason. The university and the amazing college town of Davis are designed to help you grow beyond even your own expectations.

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Our rankings

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Why choose UC Davis?

UC Davis combines all the prestige of a top tier public research university with an uncommonly collaborative academic culture. Plus we have an exciting, safe and friendly community. We hope you’ll join us.

Admissions events

 

Aggie Experience Live

March 30-April 3, 2021 for admitted freshmen; May 4-8 for admitted transfer students

Virtual


Picnic Day

April 17, 2021

Virtual


Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creative Activities Conference

April 28-May 1, 2021

Virtual


Applications open

August 1

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Homecoming

October 16

Location TBD


Deadline to apply 

November 30

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Top academics
at an affordable cost

UC Davis ranks second among affordable elite colleges, and the City of Davis offers a low cost of living and numerous discounts to students to make the student experience accessible to all.

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