The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UC Davis has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,399) than CSUN ($18,923).
  • It is harder to admit to UC Davis than CSUN.
  • CSUN has more students with 40,108 students while UC Davis has 40,050 students.
  • UC Davis has more full-time faculties with 2,678 faculties while CSUN has 906 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Davis and California State University-Northridge.
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UC Davisvs.CSUN
Davis, CaliforniaLocationNorthridge, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (larger programs)
In-State$14,645
Out-Of-State$44,399
Tuition & Fees
In-State$7,043
Out-Of-State$18,923
67% ($18,164)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)75% ($9,663)
$18,164Average Amount of Financial Aid$9,663
43.36 %Acceptance Rates57.65 %
19.08 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)30.06 %
-SAT Score-
-ACT Score-
87 %Graduation Rate54 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
91 %Retention Rate82 %
40,050Student Population40,108
2,678Number of Faculties906
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio26 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycareOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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