University of California - Davis
Type Public
Established 1905 (1905)
Chancellor Ralph Hexter
Provost Ken Burtis
Location Davis, California, United States
Campus Suburban
Colors Blue and gold
Nickname Aggies

University of California, Davis (also referred to as UCD, UC Davis, or Davis), is a public research university and one of the 10 campuses of the University of California (UC) system. It is located in Davis, California, United States, just west of Sacramento. The university has expanded over the past century to include graduate and professional programs in medicine (which includes the UC Davis Medical Center), law, veterinary medicine, education, nursing, and business management. UC Davis is classified as a research university with very high research activity by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education.[1] The university enrolled more than 35,000 students, and it ranked 44 among national universities and 10 in "Top Public Schools" according to U.S. News & World Report's 2016 rankings.[2]

Informatics programs

Health and clinical informatics

The following health/clinical informatics options exist for potential students:

M.S. in Health Informatics
55 credit hours, completed in roughly two years; "The Masters degree requirements include a core intensive curriculum and a mandatory research project and thesis, with a goal of producing work that may be published in peer-reviewed journals."
Available online? No
Program URL:

Graduate Certificate in Healthcare Analytics
?? credit hours over five courses
Available online? Yes
Program URL:

Additional external links


  1. "Standard Listings". Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Indiana University. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  2. "University of California--Davis". U.S. News & World Report - Best Colleges. U.S. News & World Report LLP. Retrieved 28 November 2016.