College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)
The College of Veterinary Medicine stands as a new paradigm in veterinary medical education: an innovative student-centered curriculum that is delivered cost-effectively in cooperation with other educational institutions and the private sector. Instruction and clinical opportunities are provided in a wide variety of domestic and exotic species. The college sustains a vibrant and diverse faculty and student body (see student statistics below), where cooperative learning, public service, and scholarship flourish.
AccreditationIn May 2013, The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) granted Full Accreditation to the College of Veterinary Medicine for the maximum allowed term of seven years. The COE is the only recognized accrediting agency for colleges of veterinary medicine in the U.S. and Canada. The next scheduled AVMA COE site visit will occur in March 2019. More information about accreditation is available at the AVMA website.
Student OutcomesOur 5-year average for absolute attrition rate is <1%. Our 5-year average of passing rate at the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE), at the time of graduation, is 92%. Before graduation, our 5-year average rate of graduates having job offers is 90%. Over half of our graduates are accepted into internship and residency programs. During the past 5 years, graduates have achieved Diplomate status in veterinary specialty colleges such as: American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, American College of Poultry Veterinarians, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, and American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.
Recent Student Demographics and OutcomesSelected student outcomes of the most recent class are provided below:
- students enrolled for academic year
- Average student age is
- students were awarded degrees / certifications in calendar year
- alumni at the end of calendar year
5 Year TrendCensus Enrollment
Board Pass RatesUltimate
- 2018 North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE): 87%
Note: Placement statistics are self-reported by the students.