Admissions

Undergraduate students

UC Davis is a place to spark your dreams. As an undergraduate, you can participate in research with pre-eminent scholars, gain experience through internships locally or around the world or join student organizations devoted to improving lives.

Graduate students

Our graduate programs rank among the top in the nation, and reflect our focus on being a global leader in sustainability and addressing real-world challenges. Come join a diverse, collaborative community of faculty, postdoctoral scholars and students to chart your future.

Professional students

UC Davis boasts the broadest array of professional schools in the University of California system, with innovative and highly ranked programs.

International students

We value global perspectives at UC Davis, and international students are encouraged to apply. Students from more than 100 countries are getting their education here, taking advantage of our renowned professors, foreign scholars and leading scientists.

Continuing education

Professionals throughout the Sacramento region have a need to update their education for their careers, and UC Davis offers a wide variety of programs to meet those needs, ranging from medicine to teaching, social work, green industries and advanced forensics.

Financial aid

Students receive financial help through a variety of options available at UC Davis, including grants, loans, scholarships and work-study. Our staff members strive to help you get funding to meet your goals.

Supplemental content

‘Choosing UC Davis’

Woman talking

Videography by Joe Proudman/UC Davis
(1 min 51 sec)

Admitted freshmen

We invite you to:

Parents, we invite you into the Aggie family, too!

Video: What I wish I'd known as a freshman

Video: What I wish I'd known as a freshman

(3 min 35 sec)