A Future in Veterinary Medicine: Students come to Oregon State University’s Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine because they are passionate about helping animals lead healthy and happy lives – and we give them the tools to do that. Whether it’s in the classroom or beyond, we help our students become the very best practitioners and researchers. 

Students at the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine work in state-of-the-art facilities, which are currently undergoing a big expansion that will include space for radiation oncology. Our world-class faculty including specialists in cardiology, oncology, imaging and rehabilitation. The individual attention our students get from faculty and hospital staff is, in part, why year after year nearly 100% percent of our students pass their board exams.

OSU CCVM offers students unique experiences that are not available anywhere else including:

OSU CCVM is proud of our state-of-the-art facilities. We have the latest in sophisticated equipment for education and treatment including:

  • A 64-slice CT scanner
  • A 3-D echocardio unit
  • A small animal MRI
  • A high-speed treadmill for equine rehabilitation
  • Small animal rehabilitation and physiotherapy facilities
  • Multimedia classrooms
  • New, fully equipped wet and dry laboratories

 Want to know more?

  • Financial Assistance
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program
  • Video Tours
    • What is the OSU Campus like? Watch a video.
    • Virtual tour of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine: video.

OSU Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association's Council on Education.

The North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE), administered by the ICVA since 2000, is a requirement for licensure to practice veterinary medicine in all licensing jurisdictions in the US and Canada. You can learn more about the NAVLE at the following link: NAVLE

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