Cornell University

The College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University holds a leadership position in academic veterinary medicine (ranging from the #1 to the #2 school in the world).  Their mission is to advance veterinary medicine at the interface of discovery and application. They promote research at the molecular, cellular, organismal, and population levels to better inform the practice of medicine, public health, and policy.  This have a cutting-edge case-based curriculum that trains the next generation of thought leaders, researchers, and practitioners in veterinary medicine and biomedical science, compassion and dedication to service at their state-of-the-art teaching hospital where they care for animals and help students hone their skills in real time, led by world-class faculty who are renowned board-certified specialists in their field, and continued discoveries in both basic and applied sciences, creating new treatments and tests to enhance and protect public health throughout the world.

All required courses must have a grade of C or better

GRE or MCAT (required)

Veterinary Experience (required)

Letters of Recommendations (3)
Employer / Another Veterinarian
Professor / Advisor

Course Requirements (SHUs)
English Composition / Writing Intensive Courses (2 semesters)
Under humanities, social sciences, or literature
Or a GRE verbal score of 650/163
Biological Science with lab (2 semesters)
A full-year of general biology or zoology with laboratory
General Chemistry with lab (2 semesters)
Organic Chemistry (1 semester)
Lab is recommended
Advanced Life Science Course (1 Semester)
Suggested courses include microbiology, immunology, physiology, and genetics
Biochemistry (1-2 semesters)
Full academic year preferred
Lab preferred but not required
Physics with lab (2 semesters)

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