University of California-Davis Graduate Schools

University of California-Davis (referred to as UC Davis) is a Public, 4 years school located in Davis, CA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Davis is $13,608 for California residents and $28,710 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,912 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 39,074 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

University of California-Davis (referred to as UC Davis) is a Public, 4 years school located in Davis, CA. It is classified as a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (4/30/1954 - Current).
UC Davis Directory Information
School NameUniversity of California-Davis (UC Davis)
AddressOne Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8678
Phone530-752-1011
Webhttps://www.ucdavis.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply-now.html
Financial Infohttps://financialaid.ucdavis.edu
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at University of California-Davis is $13,608 for California residents and $28,710 for out-of-state students. The school has 7,912 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 39,074 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 298 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice).
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$28,710
$13,608 for California Residents
Student Population7,912
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs298 graduate programs
Student to Faculty Ratio20 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at University of California-Davis is $13,608 for California residents and $28,710 for out-of-state students for the academic year 2021-2022.
University of California-Davis offers the alternative tuition plans.
University of California-Davis offers the distance learning courses, but students may be required to attend/visit regular classes to complete their degree/programs.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)Not Offered
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of University of California-Davis is $13,608 for California residents and $28,710 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 0.03% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
California ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$11,502$2,105$26,604$2,105
2018-2019$11,442$2,128$26,544$2,128
2019-2020$11,442$2,156$26,544$2,156
2020-2021$11,442$2,156$26,544$2,156
2021-2022$11,442$2,166$26,544$2,166
The graduate school tuition & fees of UC Davis is relatively expensive compared to public graduate schools in California. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,204 and the California graduate tuition is $21,757 (public) / $23,779 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
University of California-Davis$13,608$28,710
All Graduate Schools$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
California Graduate Schools$19,824$22,206
Public$11,486$21,757
Private$23,779
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $22,209 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at University of California-Davis. On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.53% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $16,742. Off-campus living costs are increased by 3.84% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$16,136$3,921$9,792$4,383
2018-2019$15,645$3,994$10,228$4,467
2019-2020$15,775$4,507$10,588$4,856
2020-2021$17,238$4,638$11,050$5,073
2021-2022$17,018$4,743$11,551$5,191

Graduate Programs at UC Davis

University of California-Davis offers 196 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 2,327 students have completed their study at University of California-Davis.
Offered Degrees at University of California-Davis
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree10701,388
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship720517
Doctor's degree - other40414
Post Bachelor's Degree1008
Post Master's Degree300
Total19602,327
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at University of California-Davis by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Health Occupations Teacher Education program with 13 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 172 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Law program with 177 completers.
University of California-Davis offers 196 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered only in on-site (classroom) education. Last year total 2,327 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 1,388 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 414 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 8 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 74 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
International Agriculture17-
Animal Sciences0-
Animal Sciences (other)6-
Food Science3-
0-
Food Science and Technology (other)15-
Plant Sciences (other)15-
Soil Sciences (other)6-
0-
10-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)2-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 20 completers-
Environmental Studies20-
Architecture [+] 7 completers-
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning7-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 6 completers-
French Studies1-
American Indian/Native American Studies4-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)1-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Communication1-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia1-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 65 completers-
Computer Science65-
Education [+] 135 completers$50,800
Education135$50,800
Special Education and Teaching0-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels0-
Engineering [+] 186 completers-
Agricultural Engineering5-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering3-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering67$66,500
Transportation and Highway Engineering3-
Civil Engineering (other)6-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering56-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Materials Engineering5-
Mechanical Engineering29-
Textile Sciences and Engineering4-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 12 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature0-
German Language and Literature0-
French Language and Literature3-
Spanish Language and Literature5-
Work and Family Studies [+] 13 completers-
Human Nutrition11-
Human Development and Family Studies2-
Apparel and Textiles0-
Legal Studies [+] 61 completers-
Programs for Foreign Lawyers52-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)9-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature2-
Creative Writing8-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 77 completers-
Biophysics1-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)2-
Botany/Plant Biology5-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology3-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Microbiology0-
Immunology1-
Zoology/Animal Biology15-
Entomology3-
Animal Behavior and Ethology2-
Genetics7-
Cell Physiology14-
Exercise Physiology0-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology2-
Pharmacology and Toxicology2-
Biostatistics9-
Ecology8-
Population Biology1-
Epidemiology1-
Neuroscience1-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 34 completers-
Mathematics4-
Applied Mathematics9-
Statistics21-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 6 completers-
Nutrition Sciences6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 3 completers-
Philosophy3-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology10-
Chemistry8-
Geology/Earth Science2-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science4-
Physics16-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology9-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 18 completers-
18-
Social Sciences [+] 41 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics28-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography3-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 22 completers-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)3-
Art/Art Studies7-
Art History, Criticism and Conservation5-
Fine Arts and Art Studies (other)4-
Music0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 142 completers-
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist4-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry2-
Public Health32$48,700
Medical Informatics9-
Nursing Administration13-
Nursing Science19-
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences (other)63-
Business [+] 357 completers-
Business Administration and Management51$103,100
Accounting63$61,600
Management Science105-
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods (other)138-
History [+] 1 completers-
History1-
Total1,388
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 26 completers-
Agricultural Economics0-
Food Science7-
Plant Sciences (other)11-
Soil Science and Agronomy0-
Soil Sciences (other)3-
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences (other)5-
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies [+] 8 completers-
American Indian/Native American Studies2-
Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies (other)6-
Communication and Journalism [+] 2 completers-
Communication2-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 21 completers-
Computer Science21-
Education [+] 25 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)11-
Engineering [+] 90 completers-
Agricultural Engineering3-
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering15-
Chemical Engineering8-
Civil Engineering18-
Transportation and Highway Engineering3-
Electrical and Electronics Engineering21-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics0-
Materials Engineering6-
Mechanical Engineering16-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 16 completers-
Linguistics4-
Comparative Literature4-
German Language and Literature1-
French Language and Literature1-
Spanish Language and Literature6-
Work and Family Studies [+] 4 completers-
Human Development and Family Studies4-
English Language And Literature [+] 10 completers-
English Language and Literature10-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 140 completers-
Biophysics2-
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology0-
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology (other)15-
Botany/Plant Biology7-
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology7-
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology0-
Microbiology9-
Immunology4-
Zoology/Animal Biology10-
Entomology6-
Animal Behavior and Ethology3-
Genetics9-
Cell Physiology10-
Pathology/Experimental Pathology5-
Pharmacology and Toxicology6-
Biostatistics2-
Ecology23$54,200
Population Biology6-
Epidemiology10-
Neuroscience6-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 24 completers-
Mathematics9-
Applied Mathematics6-
Statistics9-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 7 completers-
Nutrition Sciences7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 10 completers-
Philosophy10-
Religion/Religious Studies0-
Physical Sciences [+] 50 completers-
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology4-
Chemistry25$67,600
Geology/Earth Science6-
Hydrology and Water Resources Science2-
Physics13-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology14-
Social Sciences [+] 51 completers-
Anthropology6-
Economics0-
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics20-
Geography0-
Geographic Information Science and Cartography9-
Political Science and Government11-
Sociology5-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] 7 completers-
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft (other)4-
Music3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 5 completers-
Nursing Administration5-
History [+] 7 completers-
History7-
Total517
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 148 completers-
148-
0-
Legal Studies [+] 151 completers-
Law151-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 115 completers-
Medicine115-
Total414
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Agriculture [+] 0 completers-
Agricultural Business and Management0-
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 0 completers-
Natural Resources Conservation and Research (other)0-
Architecture [+] 1 completers-
Landscape Architecture1-
Education [+] 7 completers-
Education0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Health Occupations Teacher Education7-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 0 completers-
Sustainability Studies0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Environmental Health0-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Total8
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 0 completers-
Philosophy0-
Physical Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chemistry0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing0-
Total0

Graduate Student Population at UC Davis

For academic year 2021-2022, total 7,912 students enrolled into University of California-Davis graduate schools where it has total 39,074 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 7,272 full-time and 640 part-time graduate students. By gender, 3,470 male and 4,442 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9123,4704,442
Full-time7,2723,1604,112
Part-tme640310330
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 3,101 White (39.19%), 207 Black/African American (2.62%), 963 Hispanic (12.17%), 1,178 Asian (14.89%), and 2,463 students with other races. 1,712 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9123,4704,442
American Indian/Native American18414
Asian1,178483695
Black/African American20764143
Hispanic963357606
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander1459
White3,1011,2591,842
Two More413177236
Un-Known306146160
Non-resident Alien1,712975737
University of California-Davis offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 1,255 graduate students (15.86% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 2,856 graduate students (36.10% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total7,912
Enrolled Online Exclusively1,255
Enrolled Some Online Courses2,856
Not in Online Courses3,801
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at University of California-Davis. 2,207 students are aged 20 to 24 (27.89% of total students), 4 students are aged below 20 (0.05%), 99 students are aged above 50 (1.25%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at University of California-Davis.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total7,9123,4704,442
Under 18110
Age 18-19330
Age 20-21942569
Age 22-242,1138531,260
Age 25-293,4111,4971,914
Age 30-341,349656693
Age 35-39493248245
Age 40-49349154195
Age 50-64963264
Over 64312

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