160 academic majors. 800 degree programs.
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Our campuses & locations
World-class classrooms. Next-generation research labs. And breathtaking botanical gardens. This is where we transform the world around us.
You’ve likely heard of our campuses before — each one of them ranks among the best in the world.
From UC Davis to UC San Diego, nine of our campuses house undergraduate and graduate education. UC San Francisco focuses on health education and it only offers graduate degrees.
6 academic health centers
Our six academic health centers have made some of California’s biggest breakthroughs in health.
With top-ranked specialized care, support for clinical teaching programs, this is the home for spectacular innovation.
3 national laboratories
We help oversee three national labs for the US Department of Energy.
It’s where cutting-edge sciences meet the curiosity and vibrancy of UC life. Since 1943, we’ve had 13 Nobel laureates pass through these doors.
Nine UC campuses offer undergraduate and graduate education; one (UC San Francisco) is graduate/professional only. Other educational centers reach across California and beyond.
All UC campuses offering undergraduate education use the same application for undergrads.
UC’s academic health centers provide broad access to top-ranked specialized care, support clinical teaching programs and develop new therapies. For news about UC breakthroughs and health initiatives, visit University of California Health.
UC has been involved in managing three national labs for the U.S. Department of Energy since 1943.
UC’s statewide network of researchers and educators delivers science-based solutions to California’s most pressing problems in agriculture, natural resources, economic growth, nutrition and youth development. Their mission is to improve the lives of all Californians.
UC Agriculture and Natural Resources (UC ANR) brings research and education to all 58 California counties through UC Cooperative Extension and 13 statewide programs such as 4-H, UC Master Gardener, and CalFresh Healthy Living, UC, along with nine Research and Extension Centers across the state.
UC partners closely with California’s K-12 schools and community colleges to help prepare students and high-quality teachers.
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UC helps academics access new avenues to publish their discoveries and share them with the broadest audience possible.