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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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The campus is great with a Mondavi vineyard and wine production, a new art museum to open in Nov and great open spaces.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
James W
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As a former graduate of the University's Davis campus, I have quite a bit of perspectiveo n how this place has developed. It was started as an agricultural oriented school and had a good solid curriculum that directly worked on giving good educations to the students in their chosen fields. Then the radical times started hitting the school. There were... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The campus is great with a Mondavi vineyard and wine production, a new art museum to open in Nov and great open spaces.

Thank James W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A widespread campus with many interesting works of Art and architecture to tour. Make sure you make it over to see the cows. They love a good scratch!

Thank Takingeachroad
Davis, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

UC Davis is a real surprise for the first time visitor. It's a major research university, state-run, so one might expect it to be a factory like place, but not at all; the setting involves wide expanses of lawn, playing fields galore, so it looks like a mashup of a factory and a fine private school. Moreover, the campus is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Long walk. A bit confusing, to get around but super beautiful!! We came to the 14th anniversary of the college campus I believe, there were so many people definitely considering coming here again

Thank Yesenia R
Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A world class university that does not require living is a congested area. Super bicycle friendly, with infrastructure for bicycle, even tool/air stations. Bike paths and lanes everywhere. Great food science, aggie, pre-med, international studies, engineering. Even their music program, while small is excellent. The only criticism I have is they only have housing, and expensive at that for first... More 

Thank Low_Hertz
Woodland, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a tremendous campus to obtain a world class education in a safe environment. But this review is focused on the dining commons, a collection of restaurants around campus to mainly support the student population. Guests are welcome, and staff and faculty take advantage of the excellent food. There is a Mongolian BBQ, pizzeria, huge soup and salad bar,... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

All of the positive reviews are what attending college is supposed to be. For most, it is. But for some of us students, UC Davis is a dangerous place with acts of hate. It's common for people, especially women, to out of their way to harass a student. Students will target another student in classes, and staff will look the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

I saw this campus yesterday for the first time. It is very clean, silent and bike friendly place. There are many lawns where you can study o rest.

Thank Marco P
Farmington, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Beautiful campus as well as an excellent winery facility. Very basic wine making course but it did give me new insight in bottling wines/SO2 additions and how to correct errors in wine making. I would give it a 5 except there are no outdoor picnic tables to eat at and very few garbage cans to dispose of refuge.

Thank Traveling D

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