University of California, Davis
The University of California, Davis, also known as UC Davis, is one of the nations top four-year public research universities founded in 1905 located in Davis, California, which is 15 miles west of Sacramento on a 5,500-acre campus. Their school mascot name is the "Aggies". Davis competes athletically in NCAA division 1 sports in the Pacific 10 Conference.
According to a 2009 US New and World Report, UC Davis is the fourth best UC school, tying with UC Santa Barbara and follows UC Berkeley, UCLA, and UCSD. UC Davis libraries include the Carlson Health Sciences Library, the Peter J. Shields Library, the Physical Sciences & Engineering Library, and the Medical Center Library in Sacramento.
UC Davis has over 102 programs for a bachelor's degree, and 87 for a master's degree. The majority of students choose programs in Civil Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Psychology, Economics, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, and International Relations. Their system is on a quarter system versus a semester system.
Famous and notable alumni which attended UC Davis, include Gina Gallo and Tim Mondavi of the wine vineyards and Adam Durwitz lead singer of the Counting Crows .
UC Davis has roughly 32,553 enrolled students.
The tuition costs for attending UC Davis are: In-state: $8,353 and Out-of-state: $31,022.
The tuition is manageable as students can further their general education and enroll in their required major courses in their field of study. Although, students are still supplied with potential student loans and financial aid to cover their tuition and expenses.
Moreover, students can get a part-time job to add to their income, during the summer quarter when school is not in session such as a UC Davis college internship. "College Works Painting California", a nationally known business, is the type of companies students can utilize to help improve their resume or begin a beneficial and lucrative career in the home improvement industry. UC Davis students will acquire valuable marketing experience and management skills, as well as build their organizational and communicational skills as an college works intern.