College Mom Magazine

College Mom Magazine: Supporting Student Parents in College

Featured College: University of California at Davis


 UC Davis is highly ranked  according to U.S. News & World Report.  The Wall Street Journal rated UC Davis as the sixth-best public university in the United States  (2017).  


102 undergraduate majors 

99 graduate programs 

20:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio


In-state tuition: $14, 643 (twice our last featured college, John Jay College in New York City, where in-state tuition and fees are $7,070 (2017-18); out-of-state tuition and fees are $17,940(2017-18). Out of state UC Davis: $43, 458. Be sure to establish residency as soon as possible.


This is why UC Davis is a featured college: they take section 8 in family housing. Contact:


160 Student Housing
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616

(530) 752-2033


Solana Park family housing residents page

If you are a California resident and have Section 8, this may be a great school for you.

Support for Student Parents

Good support at UC Davis:


Student Parent Resource page including childcare funding assistance information:


 There are five child care centers on the UC Davis campus. The Early childhood lab school is associated with the Department of Human and Community Development. The Law School operates a coop for law students. The other three centers, Hutchison, LaRue Park and Russell Park are operated by third party vendors located on campus.

Financial assistance for childcare: