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 UCSB ($44,171).
  • It is harder to admit to UCSB than UC Davis.
  • UC Davis has more students with 40,050 students while UCSB has 26,124 students.
  • UC Davis has more full-time faculties with 2,678 faculties while UCSB has 1,097 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Davis and University of California-Santa Barbara.
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UC Davisvs.UCSB
Davis, CaliforniaLocationSanta Barbara, California
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
67% ($18,164)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)62% ($18,341)
$18,164Average Amount of Financial Aid$18,341
43.36 %Acceptance Rates32.81 %
19.08 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)16.90 %
-SAT Score-
-ACT Score-
87 %Graduation Rate85 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
91 %Retention Rate91 %
40,050Student Population26,124
2,678Number of Faculties1,097
21 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio17 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 ServicesAcademic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services, On-campus daycare

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