Living in Davis

Living in Davis

Located in beautiful Northern California, Davis has been named one of the most enjoyable places to live in the nation and is also one of the best-educated cities in the U.S.

A quintessential college town known for its bike-friendly culture and lush farmer’s market, Davis has easy access to the economic engines of the 5th largest economy in the world, as well as the beauty of the Napa Valley and Lake Tahoe.

Nestled between the state capital of Sacramento and the global innovation hub of the San Francisco Bay Area, Davis affords you easy access to Fortune 500 firms, the world's innovation hub in Silicon Valley, Pacific Rim trade networks, tech startups and a financial ecosystem of venture capital and international banking.

Davis is a friendly, socially progressive and culturally rich community that is also home to many of the best research programs in the world.

There are numerous housing options for graduate and professional students at UC Davis. Visit UC Davis Student and Dining Services’ Graduate and Professional Student Housing website for more information.