University of California-Davis Reviews

4.05 out of 5 stars
(75 Reviews)
  • Davis (CA)
  • Annual Tuition: $43,394
93% of 75 students said this degree improved their career prospects
99% of 75 students said they would recommend this school to others
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Student & Graduate Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 5/31/2016
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2006
"UC Davis was the best 4 years of my life. I grew so much as a student and person while being away from home. I would encourage anyone to go to UC Davis for the college town feel and terrific education."
3.3 out of 5 stars
Please - 11/9/2015
Degree: Liberal Studies
Graduation Year: 2015
"UC Davis is pretty good. The staff and students are very helpful and friendly. And there's tons of services to help you succeed, but make sure to put in the work and ask for help. Some major and minors suffer from the typical UC issue of not having enough classes available."
3.9 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 11/3/2015
Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2010
"College was a great experience for me. I learned more about myself as a person but also my academic interests. It is important to take advantages of the many opportunities each college has to offer. I worked in a research lab which helped me get exposure to the research world and learn more about my areas of interest in the science field. My experience in the research lab helped me after graduating and will forever change my future."
4.0 out of 5 stars
Reid N. - 10/13/2015
Degree: Economics
Graduation Year: 2012
"Davis was an amazing place to spend 4 years. The people are friendly, the faculty is helpful and knowledgable and you will come away with some tremendous experiences. There aren't too many places that allow you to go to class one day, Tahoe to ski the next day, and San Francisco whenever you feel like it."
3.1 out of 5 stars
Jeremy - 9/14/2015
Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2010
"I loved the experience of going to college, meeting people, and learning how to be an adult. I found that having a clear goal in mind for what I wanted to accomplish was very important to my experience, and that friends who did not have that inner motivation sometimes struggled during and after. Don't go to college to "discover yourself", there are cheeper and better ways to do that."
3.7 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/4/2015
Degree: Human Services
Graduation Year: 2005
"It was a wonderful college in a small town, with options of intimate classes at higher levels as well as large general education classes."
3.8 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 9/4/2015
Degree: History
Graduation Year: 2007
"Great college. Dont be put off by the seemingly isolated appearance of the campus. You will grow to like the University and the surrounding community more than you would expect!"
4.4 out of 5 stars
Klassy - 9/1/2015
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2009
"Wonderful college town, great school and great campus. I would recommend taking advantage of the study abroad program too, it's much more robust than the other UC's. There is a beautifully budding craft beer scene in the town with a great bottle shop in downtown, and a few beer bars. The philosophy program is amazing, especially at the higher levels, the teachers are old and well published, or young and eager, and the classroom setting is small and open to some great exploration and discussion. Obviously, not a super useful major, but it prepared me well for law school."
3.2 out of 5 stars
Anonymous - 8/19/2015
Degree: Political Science
Graduation Year: 2011
"I really enjoyed going to UC Davis. It is a great university in a small town, but it has a great downtown, fabulous Farmers market, and is in a great location near to the bay but also near to the mountains."
3.0 out of 5 stars
Lene - 8/19/2015
Degree: Environmental Science
Graduation Year: 2004
"UC Davis is a big, diverse school set in a safe and cozy town close to the large capitol city, Sacramento. There are plenty of opportunities and choices for involvement, for entertainment and for educational/professional/life aids. They offer plenty of choices for a major to make sure you can find what fits you best. Take advantage of all the help and advice and social connections UC Davis offers, because when you're busy, you're less likely to feel homesick."