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Davis Campus of the University of California

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Address: 1 Shields Ave, Davis, CA
Phone Number: +1 530-752-8111

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A beautiful campus

It is worth the time to walk through the campus. A few blocks away from the downtown restaurants, some of the best of America's future are here.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
Julie J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is worth the time to walk through the campus. A few blocks away from the downtown restaurants, some of the best of America's future are here.

Thank Julie J
Davis, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are many great things to see on the UC Davis campus. Walk the beautiful arboretum trail, find all of the egg head statues, ride your bike along the many paths, check out the equestrian center or dairy cows, enjoy a free salad at the pick your own salad garden, watch the ducks along Putah Creek (they call it Lake... More 

Thank Katie H
Davis, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The UC is one of the nation's leading network of academic institutions, with Davis, traditionally being the agricultural, life-sciences oriented campus. Since its early days it of course grew and spread all over town including outgrowths in Sacramento. Student these days come to take any kind of education from Psychology to medicine and plant sciences. The campus is however still... More 

Thank leehuz
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

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 

Thank RPata
Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

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 October 13, 2016

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 October 12, 2016

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 

Thank Triumph3A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 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 September 25, 2016

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 

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Woodland, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

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 

Thank Bill F

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