Oregon State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

The College of Veterinary Medicine at OSU serves the needs of Oregon, the nation, and the world by reigning the next generation of practice-ready veterinarians, providing state-of-the-art diagnostic and clinical services, and supporting the continuing education of veterinary practitioners. Biomedical research conducted at the college increasingly expands the scope of veterinary medicine to address both animal health issues and the relevance of animal diseases to public health.

OSU College of Veterinary Medicine is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association, Council on Education (COE). In 2011, 100% of the graduating class passed their board exams (higher than the COE standard of at least 80%). There are no areas of non-compliance and the next site visit is in 2014.

Degree Programs

There are multiple departments within the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Number of Students

Check out the fact sheet to find out the number of students are enrolled in the college.

Faculty & Staff Contacts

The faculty and staff directory includes full employee profiles.

Updates, News, Announcements & Connecting With Students

The feature story page includes articles and information relevant to students, alumni and faculty connected to the college. The quarterly Animal Connection Newsletter also includes relevant articles. The Vet Gazette Blog is a great way to get the most up to date information. Posting on the College of Veterinary Medicine Facebook page is also a simple way to connect directly with students.

Clubs & Organizations

There are a variety of student clubs and organizations available within the college to help students make connections and get involved in the veterinary community.

Study Abroad

Learn about international degree and education abroad possibilities.


Compiled by the College is a list of internships, externships and preceptorships divided into animal focuses.

Job & Career Opportunities

Check out job postings and look at the library for older posts.

Accomplishments & Innovations

The research and focus of the college benefit animals of all shapes and sizes.


According to the U.S. News & World Report the Veterinary Medicine program at Oregon State is ranked 25th in the nation.

Additional Prep for the Future

The college has all four years mapped out for students and information about possible licensure they may need in the future. As well as information about career options.

What Can I Do with this Degree?

Learn about what you can do with Veterinary Medicine degrees.

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