UC Davis freshman admission profile

This is a snapshot of the admitted freshman class for fall 2016.

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

42.3%
  • Admits
28,971
  • Applicants
68,557
  • California Residents (% of admits)
64.2%


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

  • High School GPA
3.95 - 4.25
  • ACT Composite Score
26 - 32
  • SAT Critical Reading
550 - 680
  • SAT Mathematics
590 - 750
  • SAT Writing
565 - 700

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