UC Davis Facts

Why Spend Your Summer at UC Davis?

UC Davis is the home of the Aggies—go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States. students walking and biking on campus

UC Davis is an academic powerhouse. We're ranked:

  • #1 in the world for veterinary medicine
  • #1 in the nation for agriculture
  • #5 in the nation among public universities

And that's just scratching the surface. Check out the full list of our honors and rankings.

UC Davis History

Since we were founded in 1905, we've been known for standout academics, sustainability, Aggie Pride, and of course, the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society. sign

Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.

Want more info? Visit the UC Davis website.