Prospective D.V.M. Students

PUB/CVM/students - poultry students 340x190Welcome, DVM program applicants!
The current D.V.M. application deadline was September 15. Thank you to all of you who have submitted an application!

The application planning guide for the 2016 application cycle (admission into fall 2017 term) is now available here.

Pre-Veterinary Visit Day - Save the Date!
On Saturday, April 2, 2016, we will host our annual open house event for pre-veterinary groups and other prospective applicants. The sessions will include a presentation of our program and admissions process, a question and answer panel with current students, and a tour of our veterinary medical center. You can read more details here, and confirm your participation here.

About the Program

The profession of veterinary medicine is dynamic, growing and on the forefront of improving the lives of animals and people while helping to keep the world a healthy and safe place.

The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) is a fully accredited rigorous four-year professional program preceded by three to four years of pre-professional studies. The College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to preparing future leaders in companion animal, food animal, and public health practice, as well as research and education. University of Minnesota students benefit from one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country, as well as world renowned faculty in zoonotic diseases, comparative medicine, and population systems. The College offers state-of-the-art facilities, including the Veterinary Medical Center, Leatherdale Equine Center, Dairy Education Center and The Raptor Center.


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