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University of California Davis

University of California Davis

UC Davis Extension
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School Info

Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 90-150students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • 530-757-8686
  • Fax
  • 530-752-8265
  • Address
  • 1333 Research Park Drive Davis , CA , 95616-4852


  • Suburban
  • Homestay
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • Off-campus Residence
  • University-based Program

Why This School?

  • - Number of language programs and certificate programs to meet students' needs
    - Davis is located between state capitol of California, Sacramento and San Francisco
    - Advanced students enrolled in language program can also take UC Davis courses for transferable college credit.

About the  UC Davis Extension

  • UC Davis Extension program is very special in that the students can have a full access to the UC Davis’ spectacular facilities. UC Davis has been ranked as one of the best universities by multiple magazines and media sources—8th in American universities based on contributions to society, 9th among public research universities nationwide, 10th happiest U.S. college campus, 38th top university worldwide (London Times Higher Education 2011-2012). For the extension program itself, the program is exceptional in countless ways. Firstly, students can enjoy diverse extracurricular activities including visiting Yosemite National Park, San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Disneyland. Secondly, students can study with incomparable faculty members; for instance, one of the UC Davis Extension programs—Business Program in Innovation and Sustainability—boasts multiple Ph.D. degree earners who are also principals of national business firms such as Scansion Group, NovaTorque (Former CEO), American River Ventures. Another program at UC Davis Extension, Intensive English Program, is one of the oldest and most respected programs in the United States and has had thousands of students from around the world. Students will not only be able to learn basic and core English skills, but will also be able to choose from multiple elective courses including TOEFL preparation, everyday expressions, and U.S Culture and Society

About the  University of California Davis

  • The University of California, Davis is a public teaching and research university established in 1905 and located in Davis,California. The campus was originally established as the University Farm, the agricultural extension of UC Berkeley, and is the second campus of the University of California system. The campus covers 7,309 acres (2,958 ha), making it the largest within the University of California system and the second largest in California (behind California Polytechnic State University). UC Davis also has the third largest enrollment in the UC System after UCLA and UC Berkeley.While UC Davis' agricultural heritage remains strong, the campus 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, in addition to 90 research programs offered by UC Davis Graduate Studies. UC Davis' School of Veterinary Medicine is the largest in the United States and is ranked second in the nation.  The Carnegie Foundation classifies UC Davis as a comprehensive doctoral research university with a medical program, veterinary program, and very high research activity. UC Davis faculty includes 21 members of the National Academy of Sciences, 21 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 17 members of the American Law Institute, 12 members of the Institute of Medicine, and 13 members of the National Academy of Engineering.

Conditional admission

  • No conditional admission are available.


Course Information

  • Focus of Study and Benefits: 
    The UC Davis Extension Intensive English Program is one of the oldest and most respected intensive English programs in the University of California system. Thousands of students from around the world have studied in our various programs. This 10-week program is offered year-round—in fall, winter, spring and summer quarters—and includes a total of 220 hours of instruction at eight different levels of proficiency. It is ideal for those wanting to learn English for academic, professional or social purposes.

    Curriculum : 
    Intensive English Program courses provide language instruction for students who wants to increase their English level in a short amount of time with maximum profits. The program is divided up to eight levels, from beginning to advanced, with 14 students in each class. Classes are held 22 hours per week with highly qualified and experienced instructors.Wide selection of elective courses include Intermediate and Advanced TOEFL Preparation, Everyday Expressions and Idioms, Vocabulary Enrichment, Volunteer Experiences and Service Learning classes, Presentation Skills, Communication Skills, Business Communication classes, Pronunciation, Academic Listening, Film Studies, Hot topics in science and technology, Social Media, U.S. Culture and Society and Advanced Media and discussion. Core classes depend on proficiency level and include Grammar, Composition, Reading and Vocabulary, Listening and Speaking, and Critical Thinking. 

    Classroom Hour :
    10:00-10:50-Reading and Vocabulary
    11:00-11:50-CompositionLUNCH BREAK
    12:40-1:30-Communication skills
    2:40-3:30-MRC Lab
    3:30-5:00-Bowling, Movie and Popcorn, Lecture Series, Arts and Crafts, Ice cream Social and Outdoor Games

Course Information

Class size 14 Students Schedule 10, 20, 30 Weeks
Course Level 8 VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 18 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence, Off-campus Residence


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Course Schedule

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※ From the Course Starting Dates 10, 20, 30Weeks(month) Choose



School's Admin fee (USD)$ 200
10 Week 20 Week 30 Week Week Week
(USD)$ 3,890 (USD)$ 7,480 (USD)$ 11,020
Week Week Week Week Week


Housing Placement fee (USD)$ 200
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
10 weeks (USD)$ 2545 (USD)$ 6126 (USD)$ 1500
20 weeks (USD)$ 5090 (USD)$ 12432 (USD)$ 3000
30 weeks (USD)$ 7635 (USD)$ 18648 (USD)$ 4500

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 25
Other Charges (USD)$ 114    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.



  • Center for International Education Housing office helps individual students with a variety of housing options, including homestay, apartments and dormitories(summer only). If students come through a university or with a group of students, CIE Housing will help the student arrange housing with the group (Homestay with a local host family, apartments, dormitories (summer only). Students may also work directly with housing providers in the community Homestay housing options.

    WISE Homestay
    The foundation for Worldwide international Student Exchange(WISE) 
    Good opportunity for students to immerse in American life and culture
    Private bedroom, desk, bed, closet provided
    No meals / half board / full board (options)
    Tel:530-406-1330/ Fax:530-406-1315 
    Homestay arrangement fee
     5-10 weeks or more $325 
     1-4 weeks $225 
     Extension fee $95 
     $27/night for 3 meals
     $25/night for 2 meals
     $20/night for no meals

    Available only during the summer
    Double room, bed, closet, desk provided
    Meals provided at a dining hall on campus
     (double room/meal plan) 
    Payments must be completed 2 months before arrival.
    4-week(or less) program $250;  5-10-week program $350;   $95 Continuation Fee

Surrounding Area

  • Davis is lively, walkable, safe. Full of interesting restaurants, art galleries, and retail shops. Music. Theaters. A great vibe. Home to a legendary Davis Farmers Market, the Robert Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, and the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame. Davis is the most bicycle-friendly small city in America, with more than 100 miles of paved bike paths through exquisite neighborhood greenbelts and out into the scenic countryside. With excellenthotels, Davis is the logical base for heading out to prize-winning wineries, olive oil orchards, and leading organic farms. Head to neighboring historicWoodland and Winters, both with significant attractions of their own, or go exploring throughout Yolo County.


  • Basketball courts, cafeteria, computer center, fitness center, gymnasium, language technology center, library, music practice room, Racquetball/Squash courts, Recreational park, running track, snack bar, soccer field, swimming pool, tennis court, wheelchair accessible

Top Native Language by Center

  • Total students number 259
    SAUDI ARABIA 37%, Japan 23%, Breazil 11%, China 5%, KAZAKHSTAN 3%, Libya 3%, Taiwan 2%, Undefined 2%, COLOMBIA1%, Spain 1%, VENEZUELA 1%, Mexico 1%, Turkey 1%, Chile 1%, KUWAIT 1%, FRANCE1%


FAQ Questions

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Im, Uju

about level change or jumping
Good morning, I'm Korean and I'm very interested to study English in there. How about level? If I get first level when I start. Can I jump to next level or can get a last level after 30 weeks later? I want to be there from this summer. Please let me know about level change.
The Intensive English Program is a 10-week program that is offered year-round—in fall, winter, spring and summer—and includes a total of 220 hours of instruction at eight different levels of proficiency, from 100 (beginner) to 800 (advanced). Students are placed in one of the eight proficiency levels based on a written and oral evaluation. When the students successfully complete the level they are placed in, they will move up to the next level the following quarter.  Depending on the student's initial level, he/she might complete the 800 level during his/her last quarter. I am sorry to let you know that it is too late to apply for the Summer Quarter Intensive English Program. The Fall Quarter Intensive English Program (September 24 to December 5, 2014) is open for enrollment and the enrollment deadline is August 27, 2014.  


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Choi Hye Jin

My cousin lives at Secrimento(?) so I was searching universities near that area. Although I was forced to study abroad, after 2 weeks I fell in love with Davis Uni.
Lessons were very well structured, kind teachers; they are very different to Korean teachers. I was regretting that I didn’t come earlier to experience this. Various types of programs allow you to meet different types of people. Simply just non Koreans.
The most famous one is the ice cream social which is held every Friday. A lot of people come to this event so it was very helpful to improve my speaking skills. The one good thing about Davis is that there is only few Koreans. When I returned to Korea after 9 months I nearly forgot some of the Korean!
I realized how nice people are in Davis compared to New York. And for accommodation I chose home stay for few months but it was very terrible as the Mexican family’s food was just not the thing for me and the host family sort of ripped me off in various ways. After the contract finished I got a room share which was 600 dollars per month. Two rooms two toilets, it was very good.
Are you preparing for to study at Davis? I will link you a very good site for information.
I hope I get to see you at Davis
저는 작년겨울에 부모님에게 등떠밀려서 유학을 가게 되었습니다!
친척분이 세크리멘토에 거주 하고 계셔서 가까운 곳을 찾던 도중에 처음엔 등떠 밀려 온 유학 이였지만.. 도착 후 2주후 완전 Davis의 매력에 푹 빠지게 됫어요 ㅋㅋ
수업도 괸장히 체계적이고 선생님들도 완전 친절 하고 ㅋㅋㅋ 한국의 선생님들과는 다른 관념을 가지고있어요 ㅋㅋ 진작 왜 안왔을까 생각도 들고..
프로그램도 굉장히 다양해서 친구도 사귈 수있습니다. 쉽게 물론 외국인친구 이구요
그 중 가장 유명한 것은 매주 금요일에 열리는 아이스크림 소셜!!
어학연수온 외국인 뿐만 아니라 현지인등들도 굉장히 많이와 스피킹을 많이 도와 주었습니다!
아!! 그리구 영어 배우기 가장 좋았던점은! 한국인들이 굉!장!히! 적어 영어 공부에 굉장히 도움이 되었습니다.
지금도 데이비스가면 한국 친구는 딱 두명있구 다 일본인 미국인 남미 친구들이에요,
그래서 9개월 만에 한국와서 정말 거짓말 안하고 이틀동안은 한국말이 안들리고 안나와서 조금은? 절망적이었지만 기분은 좋았어요 ㅋㅋㅋ
데이비스는 일단 학교 선생님 수업내용 뿐아니라 정말 안전하고 사람들도 완전 친절해요!
뉴욕에 놀러갔을때 얼마나 데이비스 사람들의 친절한 미소가 그립던지...
아아 그리구 조용한 시골 동네에 처음에 저는 홈스테이로 들어가게 되었습니다!
최악... 이라고 말하고 싶어요 음.. 일단 음식이 입에 안맞아서 그게 제일 힘들었그요,,
음 멕시칸 가족의 집이라 별로 넉넉지 못햇던 호스트엄마의 사정으로 아무것도 모르는저는 이것저것 착취?를 많이 당했습니다.! 하지만 다른 외국인친구 호스트 자족중에 정말 좋은 분들도 많이게샤요..
이건 정말 운인것 같아요!! 그래서 홈스테이 계약이 끝나구 집나와서 룸 쉐어를 하는데 음.. 화장실 두개 방두개 인 집에서 한달에 600달러 내고 살았어요^^ 완전행복!
지금 그 집도 계약기간이 끝나서 원베드 리즈 한구 한달에 900달러내는데 완전 천국이 따로 없습니다!
집도 너무 좋고 아파트 시설이 최신이라고 하기는 어렵지만 정말 마음이 편안해지고 포근한 데이비스 랍니다^^
그래서!!!! 저는 3주간에 짮은 방학을 이제 10일 남겨두고 데이비스로 돌아가려구요!!!
등떠밀려온 유학이 저 한테 새로운 목표를 주옸답니다 ^^^
지금 데이비스로 유학준비중 이세요?? 그럼 방구하시거나 많은 정보같은 거 있는 웹사니트 하나 알려 드릴테니 꼭 보구 가세요^^^
이거나 구글에서 UCD한인 학생회 치면 되요^^^
그럼 좋은 하루 되시구 꼭꼭 데이비스에서 뵙기를 바랄게요!!
親戚がSacramentoに住んでいたので、近いところを探していた時に両親に行った方がよいとアドバイスをもらい行ってきました。到着後、 2週間後には完全Davisの魅力にはまってしまいました(笑)
だから、 9ヶ月ぶりに韓国に来て本当に嘘ではなく2日間は韓国語が聞けなくて絶望的な気持ちでしたが気分は良かったですね(笑)
最悪...と言っておきたいこと。食べ物が合わなかった事が大変でした、 、
メキシカン家族ですからあまり裕福ではなかったですがホストママが優しく何も知らない私にあれこれしてくれました !しかし、他の外国人の友人のホストファミリーにも本当に良い方もたくさんいます。
これは本当に運だと思います!だから、ホームステイの契約が終わって家を出てルームシェアをしました。トイレ二つ部屋二つの家で月に600ドルでした^ ^本当のよかったでした!
家もとても良くてアパート設備が最新だとするのは難しいが、本当に心が楽になり、ふくよかデイビスなんですよ^ ^
だから! !私は3週間にチャᆹは休暇をもう10日を残してデービスに戻るつもりです!
ドゥント押し寄せてきた留学が私に新たな目標をジュオᆻんです^ ^ ^
今デイビスに留学準備中ですか? ?その後、おならか多くの情報のようなものなウェプサニットか教えて差し上げるからぜひ宝具行ってください^ ^ ^
またはGoogleでUCD韓国人学生会打てば良いです^ ^ ^

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