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 Public, 4 or more years schools.
  • UC Davis has more expensive tuition & fees ($44,351) than UCSB ($44,160).
  • It is harder to admit to UCSB than UC Davis.
  • UCSB has a higher submitted SAT score (1,355) than UC Davis (1,290).
  • UCSB has higher submitted ACT score (31) than UC Davis (28).
  • UC Davis has more students with 38,167 students while UCSB has 25,976 students.
  • UC Davis has more full-time faculties with 2,572 faculties while UCSB has 1,027 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - University of California-Santa Barbara and University of California-Davis.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
UCSBvs.UC Davis
Santa Barbara, CaliforniaLocationDavis, California
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePublic, 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarshipHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Research University (very high research activity)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (very high research activity)
Tuition & Fees
62% ($18,427)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)66% ($17,917)
$18,427Average Amount of Financial Aid$17,917
32.81 %Acceptance Rates43.36 %
16.90 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)19.08 %
1,355SAT Score1,290
31ACT Score28
83 %Graduation Rate87 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
92 %Retention Rate92 %
25,976Student Population38,167
1,027Number of Faculties2,572
22 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio20 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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