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Davis Campus of the University of California

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Address: 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA 95616-5270
Phone Number: 530/752-8111
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We've been to UC Davis a number of times. Its part of the stellar University of California system. We know people who have graduated from UC Davis. UC Davis academic program... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Fremont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to UC Davis a number of times. Its part of the stellar University of California system. We know people who have graduated from UC Davis. UC Davis academic program excel in many areas. One of the unique and very good programs at UC Davis is the Viticulture and Enology Program. UC Davis has played a major role in... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I spent a wonderful morning wandering the campus of UC Davis. It was July and there were not many students about-just enough to make it interesting. There are green spaces and interesting buildings. Benches to sit on and millions of bicycles. I have never seen so many. It is no wonder Davis is the bicycle capital of the country.

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I made a quick stop by here to check out the book store, one of my buddies collects college pennants. I walked part of campus. There are bikes everywhere here. Bikes by the hundreds. The design museum was closed when I stopped by, So, I looked at more bikes. The bookstore was good sized, plenty of souvenirs and sundries. They... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

UC Davis has a unique cultural blend of agricultural roots and modern technology. The whole town is very University centric, which makes it a great place to go to college. I always love visiting!

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The UC Davis Campus, located in southwest Davis, California,has many surprises to offer. Its Mondavi Center offers two world-class venues for performing arts. the Arboretum is the perfect location for a morning "constitutional," and new UC Davis Welcome Center (550 Alumni Lane) orients the visitor to this lovely university.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is considered a rural campus, mainly because it started life as an agricultural school to teach the farmers which direction to plant the seed into the ground, presumably. From that first mission statement, it devolved into a campus without a real reason d'etre, until about 1970. Then a group of thinking, smart, committed students arrived to grab the bulls... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Had the opportunity to visit my niece, a student. I had never been here before. Seems like a very nice place to go to college. The town has alot to do, many places to eat. Walking around at night seemed safe. The student apartments are wonderful....nothing like when I went to college years ago! I was also impressed with the... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Took a walking tour of the campus with our daughter, a student here. New and old architecture, very beautiful campus. This campus is HUGE; lots of students/traffic/bicycles. Be prepared to do a LOT of walking when visiting. Many cafe's/eatery's along the way. Highly recommended.

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Daytona Beach, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We flew from Florida to UC Davis to take our beagle to the UC Davis Veterinary Hospital on campus. We stayed in Davis for a week. Every time we were on campus we felt safe. People were friendly and the campus was clean. Being a graduate of another university, I have to say I was impressed. UC Davis has some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

I love this UC Campus! The Campus it self and the town. I have visited my daughter dome and fall in love with this place, the people so friendly and the whole place feels as a part of a Hallmark channel movie. Absolutely recommend to visit the campus and Downtown Davis if you are just visiting or just driving by.

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