UC Davis Admissions

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $105 for graduate school at University of California-Davis. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105
Admission Informationwww.ucdavis.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationuniversityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply/apply_online.html
Calendar SystemQuarter
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 41.07% and yield is 19.95%. 35,363 men and 42,659 women applied to UC Davis and 12,609 men and 19,347 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,288 men and 4,105 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants78,02235,36342,659
Admitted32,04612,60919,347
Enrolled6,3932,2884,105
Acceptance Ratio 41.07%35.66%45.35%
Yield 19.95%18.15%21.22%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 5,577 students (87% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,838 students (44%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 670 and 25th percentile is 580. The SAT Math score is 730 (75th) and 580 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 94 (75th percentile) and 94 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing580670
SAT Math580730
ACT Composite2432
ACT Math2330
ACT English2332
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of California-Davis are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UC Davis requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants. Next table summarizes University of California-Davis application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UC Davis online application page .
UC Davis Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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