The University of California, Davis is a public teaching and research university. The campus covers 7,309 acres making it the largest within the 10 campus University of California system. UC Davis also has the third largest enrollment in the UC System after UCLA and UC Berkeley.
Howard and Matthew Greene named UC Davis a Public Ivy in 2001, a publicly funded university considered as providing a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League. In 2013, U.S. News and World Report ranked UC Davis as the 9th best public university in the United States, 39th nationally, and tied for 3rd best of the UC schools with UC San Diego, following UC Berkeley and UCLA. UC Davis is also one of 62 members in the Association of American Universities.
The Carnegie Foundation classifies UC Davis as a comprehensive doctoral research university with a medical program, and very high research activity. UC Davis faculty includes 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 21 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 17 members of the American Law Institute, 12 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 13 members of the National Academy of Engineering. Among other honors, university faculty, alumni, and researchers have won the Nobel Peace Prize, Presidential Medal of Freedom, Pulitzer Prize, MacArthur Fellowship, National Medal of Science, and Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering.
While UC Davis' agricultural heritage remains strong, as the campus has expanded over the past century to include graduate and professional programs in medicine (which includes the UC Davis Medical Center), law, veterinary medicine, education, nursing, and business management, in addition to 90 research programs offered by UC Davis Graduate Studies. UC Davis' School of Veterinary Medicine is the largest in the United States and is ranked second in the nation.
The UC Davis Aggies athletic teams compete in the NCAA Division I level, primarily in the Big West Conference as well as the Big Sky Conference (football only) and the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. In its first year of full Division I status, 11 UC Davis teams qualified for NCAA post-season competition.
Sacramento City College is a two-year community college. SCC is part of the Los Rios Community College District and had an enrollment of 25,307 in 2009. Sacramento City College is officially accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), offering Associate in Science (A.S) and Associate in Art (A.A.) degrees.
There are plenty of fantastic ways to further your education after completing your undergraduate degree. UC Davis School of Law is located right on the UC Davis campus, occupying Mrak Hall. For more information on the UC Davis School of Law, please visit http://www.law.ucdavis.edu/ and learn all about becoming a lawyer!
Is a law degree not in your future? No worries! UC Davis Graduate School is a great option for those interested in higher education. There are many subcategories of graduate schools at UC Davis, but take UC Davis Graduate School of Management as an example. This progressive graduate school focuses on the most successful techniques to ensure you land a great job. For information, feel free to visit the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s website at http://gsm.ucdavis.edu/ and learn all there is to know about this great opportunity!