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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of California, Davis (Davis, CA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 67%
Applicants who took ACT: 33%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 31%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 41%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 36%
SAT I Math score 700+: 29%
SAT I Math score 600+: 65%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 33%
ACT score 24+: 81%
Students applied: 64,510
Students admitted: 24,614
Admission rate: 38%
Students per faculty: 19
4-year graduation rate: 58%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 28,384
Full-time enrolled men: 11,456
Full-time enrolled women: 16,510
Part-time enrolled men: 202
Part-time enrolled women: 216
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,220
Fees (in state): $2,826
Tuition (out of state): $37,902
Fees (out of state): $2,826
Room and board: $14,838
Est. book expense: $1,601
Total cost (in state): $30,485
Total cost (out of state): $57,167
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$12,894
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$24,335
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,576
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$51,017
Average debt at graduation: $19,588

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 78%
Average need-based aid: $17,591
Average non-need-based aid: $6,150

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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