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2019 Admission Statistics

Here are sample academic profiles for freshman and transfer students admitted to UC Davis. Our students bring to campus their inspiration, energy, curiosity and a commitment to excellence. Combined with our top-ranked academics, global leadership and unparalleled research opportunities, undergraduates are prepared for any post-baccalaureate choices, whether in the workforce, graduate studies or professional school.

All ranges reflect the middle 50% of students admitted.





Admit Rate

UC Davis freshman estimated admit rate of 39.1 percent

Exam Scores

SAT: 1260-1480
Math: 630-790
Evidence-based Reading and Writing: 610-710

ACT: 28-34




Admit Rate

UC Davis transfer estimated admit rate of 57.4 percent

High school grade point averages (GPAs) are capped at 8 semesters. Applicants who have taken college coursework or attended schools that offer International Baccalaureate (IB), Advanced Placement (AP) or UC-approved Honors Level (HL) curriculum should refer to the weighted GPA.

Scores from the old SAT will be accepted for students who graduate from high school before 2020. For current applicants, the University of California will accept scores from the old SAT, new SAT with Essay or ACT with Writing.

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