Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Program

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University of Minnesota Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) 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 (DVM) 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.