University of California, Davis

public university in Davis, California; part of the University of California system

The University of California, Davis (UC Davis), is a public research university and land-grant university near Davis, California.[1] It is part of the University of California system. It has the third-largest enrollment in the system after UCLA and UC Berkeley.[2] The institution was founded as a branch in 1905 and became a general campus in 1959.


  1. "Annual Financial Report, 12/13; p.10" (PDF). Executive Vice President, CFO of the Regents of the University of California.
  2. "University of California Annual Financial Report 12/13 – Campus Facts in Brief" (PDF). University of California. 2012.