General Admission Information

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 at University of California-Davis.
General Admission Information of University of California-Davis
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$105
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

35,363 men and 42,659 women applied to University of California-Davis and 12,731 men and 19,197 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,292 men and 4,031 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table shows the University of California-Davis Admission Statistics including admission stats, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate). For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 41.00% and yield is 20.00% at University of California-Davis.
Acceptance Ratio 41.00%36.00%45.00%
Yield 20.00%18.00%21.00%

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 and SAT Math is 1,400 and 25th percentile score is 1,160. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score of Composite, Math, and English is 94 and 25th percentile score is 70. Next table shows detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at University of California-Davis.
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

There are 5 requirements and no recommendations to submit when you apply to University of California-Davis. The school requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations for its applicants. Next table summarizes University of California-Davis application requirements.
Admission Requirements at University of California-Davis
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsConsidered but not Required
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesConsidered but not Required
Admission Test ScoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Considered but not Required

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