Top Veterinary Medicine Schools

Cornell University is ranked top for its Veterinary Medicine programs in the US News & World Report 2008 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools" rankings. Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine is one of only three veterinary schools in the Northeastern United States, offering programs in veterinary medicine that lead to the degrees of D.V.M., M.S. and Ph.D. through the Cornell Graduate School.

The Professional Veterinary Medicine program at Colorado State University is ranked second best in the nation by US News and World Report and first in the country in federal research dollars.

The UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine is the only veterinary school in the University of California system, ranked joint second nationally. It offers a four-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, and the world's first Master of Preventive Veterinary Medicine degree program. The school has six different academic departments:
  • Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology
  • Molecular Biosciences
  • Medicine and Epidemiology
  • Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
  • Population Health and Reproduction
  • Surgical and Radiological Sciences
Ranking of Top Veterinary Medicine Schools in the US:

1. Cornell University
2. Colorado State University
2. University of California–Davis
4. University of Pennsylvania
5. North Carolina State University
5. Ohio State University
5. Texas A&M University–College Station
5. University of Wisconsin–Madison
9. Michigan State University
10. University of Minnesota–Twin Cities
11. University of Florida
12. University of Georgia
13. Tufts University
14. Auburn University–Main Campus
14. Purdue University–West Lafayette
14. University of Tennessee–Knoxville
14. Washington State University
18. Kansas State University
18. University of Illinois–Urbana-Champaign
18. University of Missouri–Columbia
18. Virginia Tech/University of Maryland
22. Louisiana State University–Baton Rouge
23. Oklahoma State University

Source: U.S. News & World Report (2008 edition)

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