About Us

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis), is one of the 10 campuses of the University System of California, one of the most prestigious public academic institutions in the United States. Inaugurated in March 1905, it emerged with a clear emphasis on agriculture, a tradition places it today as Nº 1 worldwide in research and training in agriculture, forestry and veterinary medicine. Currently, UC Davis covers different areas of knowledge and forms the new generations of professional excellence.

UC Davis offers comprehensive education with emphasis on research, development and implementation of real solutions to the challenges we face today:

The arts, humanities, biological and physical sciences and social sciences—disciplines at the core of all universities
Agricultural and environmental disciplines and engineering
Professional studies in education, law, management, medicine, nursing, and veterinary medicine

Located near the city of Sacramento (capital of the State of California), it is the stage for the interaction of 34,000 students, 4,450 academics and a team of 17,400 administrators, whom drive the generation of advanced knowledge and innovation to serve the needs of society.

With strong research programs in life sciences, our university is considered one of the economic pillars of California, with an annual budget for research and development (R&D) of 750 million dollars a year and a portfolio of more than 800 US patents.