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Take a look at our student admit rate and admission statistics, and view a sample academic profile of an admitted UC Davis student before beginning your UC application.UC Davis students bring to the campus their inspiration, energy, curiosity and a commitment to excellence. Combined with our top-ranked academics, global leadership and unparalleled research opportunities, undergraduates are prepared for any post-baccalaureate choices, whether in the workforce, graduate studies or professional school.

38369 students enrolled at uc davis

30,066 undergraduates and 8,303

Percentage of Fall 2017 Undergraduates

Race and Ethnicity Degree-Seeking Undergraduates

percentage male female other

percentage of first generation students to non-first generation

2018 Admission Statistics

(all ranges reflect the middle 50% of students admitted)

freshman weight unweighted gpa

freshman admission rate


SAT totals

act totals


transfer gpa weight and unweighted

transfer admission rate

*High school grade point averages (GPAs) are capped at 8 semesters. Applicants who have taken college coursework or attended schools that offer International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) or UC-approved Honors Level (HL) curriculum should refer to the weighted GPA.

Scores from the old SAT will be accepted for students who graduate from high school before 2020. For current applicants, the University of California will accept scores from the old SAT, new SAT with Essay or ACT with Writing.