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Facts and Distinctions

May 08, 2013 admin
The leading college of its kind in the nation, the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences addresses critical issues related to agriculture, food systems, the environment, and human and social sciences through cutting-edge research, top-ranked undergraduate and graduate education, and internationally recognized outreach programs.

Solving real-world problems in the agricultural, environmental, and human sciences to produce a better world, healthier lives, and an improved standard of living for everyone.


Distinctions

1

International Ranking

Agriculture and Forestry

1

National Ranking

  • Agricultural sciences
  • Food science & nutrition
  • Agriculture / agronomy
  • Plant and animal science
  • Entomology
  • Soil science
  • Environment / ecology

2

National Ranking

  • Agricultural economics
  • Agricultural engineering
  • Plant pathology
  • In 2013, UC Davis was ranked the No. 1 university in the world for teaching and research in the area of agriculture and forestry
  • The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences encompasses more than 2,300 acres devoted to agricultural teaching and research
  • The college has 330 faculty members
  • 5,300 undergraduate students in 29 majors (21 percent of UC Davis)
  • 1,000 graduate students in 45 graduate groups and programs (25 percent of UC Davis)

 

Leadership

Helene Dillard – Dean

Mary DelanyExecutive Associate Dean

Jan HopmansAssociate Dean

Sue EbelerAssociate Dean, Undergraduate Programs

James HillAssociate Dean, International Programs


Research and Funding

  • UC Davis is the most published and cited U.S. research university in agricultural sciences, environment/ecology, and food science and nutrition.
  • UC Davis researchers lead the nation in extramural funding in agricultural sciences.

Majors

Undergraduate majors in the college

 

Graduate Education

Few universities claim UC Davis's consistent high rankings, which are due, in part, to strong graduate education programs. UC Davis's graduate groups, which cross academic departments and disciplines, draw the best students from throughout the world.

Some of the graduate study programs in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (and across other UC Davis colleges):

 

Academic Departments

Agricultural Sciences

Environmental Sciences

Human Sciences

 

News Sources

  1. News and Events: http://caes.ucdavis.edu/news
  2. Outlook alumni magazine: http://outlook.ucdavis.edu
  3. E-Newsletter: http://caes.ucdavis.edu/news/publications/e-news
  4. Facebook: College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, UC Davis
  5. Twitter (three sites):
  • ucdavisCAES — General news updates from the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • ucdavisAgFood — News on agriculture, food, health, and related sciences at UC Davis
  • ucdavisEnviro — News on the environment and environmental sciences at UC Davis
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