Our impact in California

You can’t address the globe’s most pressing problems without also addressing those closest to home, here in California. And that’s what UC Davis is doing every day: working together to make life better in the golden state.

We’re driving innovation, stimulating economic activity, educating tomorrow’s leaders, and advancing societal change to protect our one California.

Six point nine billion dollars

UC Davis generates $6.9 billion in annual economic activity in California.

Six point nine billion dollars

90% of the nearly 33,000 students enrolled in state-supported programs are California residents.

Six point nine billion dollars

UC Davis economic activity accounts for 69,000 jobs in California.

Six point nine billion dollars

Drs. Maynard Amerine and A.J. Winkler published “Composition and Quality of Musts and Wines of California Grapes” in 1944, ushering in a new era of climate-based varietal selection. In the 1980s, Dr. Ann Noble developed the wine aroma wheel used worldwide.

One dollar becomes twelve

For every dollar UC Davis received in state funding in 2009-10, it produced $12 of economic activity for the state.

Fift7-seven of fifty-eight counties

The UC Davis Cooperative Extension program is a major part of the systemwide UC program, which has offices in 57 of California’s 58 counties.

Fift7-seven of fifty-eight counties

UC Davis is the second-largest individual employer in the Sacramento region, behind only the state of California.

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