UC Davis freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2017.

Please be cautious in drawing conclusions from this information. Use it as a general guide to selectivity and not as a predictor of your chance for admission to UC Davis.


Admit rate — Overall

43.6%
  • Admits
30,945
  • Applicants
70,968
  • California Residents (% of admits)
59.7%

GPA and test scores of middle 25%-75% students

  • High School GPA
3.95 - 4.25
  • ACT Composite Score
26 - 32
  • ACT English Language Arts 
24 - 30
  • SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing
590 - 680
  • SAT Mathematics
600 - 750
  • SAT Essay
15 - 18

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