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The University of California, Davis, or UC Davis, is one of the top 50 colleges in the U.S., as well as a public research, land-grant and space-grant university. Located west of Sacramento in Davis, California, it was originally called University Farm and established by the State Legislature in 1905. The campus size is 5,300 acres, making it the biggest UC campus, and it has the third largest student body out of all the UC schools. Its official motto is “Fiat lux” or “Let there be light.” UC Davis alumni and faculty members have been award Nobel Prizes, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the MacArthur Fellowship and the National Medal of Science. Notable alumni include astronauts Stephen Robinson and Tracy Caldwell Dyson, Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye, chef Martin Yan, mayor of Sacramento Darrell Steinberg and American mixed martial artist Urijah Faber. The school’s colors are Aggie blue and gold, and its mascot is Gunrock the Mustang. Its sporting affiliation is NCAA Division I FCS – Big West, and varsity sports offered there include men’s baseball, basketball, tennis, soccer, football and cross country, and women’s golf, lacrosse, basketball, beach volleyball, water polo and equestrian.
Davis, formerly known as Davisville, is a city in the U.S. state of California and the most populous city in Yolo County. It had a population of 65,622 in 2010, not including the on-campus population of the University of California, Davis, which was over 9,400 in 2016. As of 2016, there were 35,186 students enrolled at the university. More from Wikipedia...
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Clubs & Extracurriculars:Important, more than 750 clubs to join
Greek Life:Important, 68 chapters at the school
Party Scene:Standard, mostly on the weekends
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