Thank you for your interest in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine.  Our innovative curriculum produces broadly-trained, clinically-prepared graduates equipped to enter a wide range of veterinary fields.  Among the many benefits of an Illinois veterinary education are:

  • Clinical rotations throughout the curriculum, beginning on the first day of class
  • Courses that integrate subject matter across disciplines and species
  • A large Clinical Skills Learning Center
  • DVM-Master’s in Public Health joint degree program with the University of Illinois-Chicago
  • A strong summer research program for current second- and third-year veterinary students
  • A wide array of elective courses and student organizations
  • A professional development course that involves students working with mentors to customize their experiences just before graduation


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