Accredited Veterinary Colleges

Search by location:

   

PUBLIC NOTICE

This information is provided as a public service by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE) consistent with a Web listing protocol recommended by the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors (ASPA).

This section of the AVMA Web site contains the only official Web list of schools and programs accredited in the field(s) of veterinary medicine by the AVMA COE. The AVMA list is updated biannually. Schools, programs, degrees or other information are listed here only after satisfactory completion of the AVMA COE accreditation process. Accreditation is achieved through a review process conducted by an external review panel of practitioners and academics that verifies that the program meets the Requirements of an Accredited College of Veterinary Medicine. The AVMA COE is not responsible for the accuracy or timeliness of any accredited status representations on any other Web site.

Most veterinary colleges hold annual open-house events for the public.

Accreditation Actions of the AVMA Council on Education

In accordance with the US Department of Education requirements, the following is a record of accreditation actions taken by the Council on Education.

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education September 2016

AVMA Council on Education accreditation action update July 2016

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education May 31, 2016

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education March 2016

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education September 2015

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education March 2015

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education Fall 2014

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education May 2014

Notice of accreditation actions by the AVMA Council on Education March 2014

September 15-17, 2013

Full Accreditation is granted to a college that complies with the Standards of Accreditation. Colleges which meet all the Standards are granted Full Accreditation for a period of no more than seven years contingent upon satisfactory review by the Council of each annual report. A college which is in compliance with all but one or two Standards and the Council is satisifed that student outcomes are minimally affected is assigned full accreditation with substantial compliance for those Standards and more frequent reporting may be required.

University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia

Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, Illinois

Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine, Glasgow, Scotland

Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine, Columbia, Missouri

Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

July 2, 2013

Reasonable Assurance is granted to an institution seeking initial accreditation. Reasonable Assurance is not a pre-accreditation action by the Council and does not confer accreditation of any kind on a developing college. A letter may be granted to an educational institution indicating that there is reasonable assurance of future accreditation of a developing college of veterinary medicine in the US or Canada, if such a college is established according to plans presented to the Council, and if these plans demonstrate intent and a realistic plan to comply with the Standards of Accreditation. A college granted Reasonable Assurance must offer admission to and matriculate its first class of students within three years. Colleges with a Letter of Reasonable Assurance must submit reports every six months to monitor the program's progress in complying with the Standards.

Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary and Comparative Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee granted a Letter of Reasonable Assurance for a period not to exceed three (3) years.

May 31, 2013

​Full Accreditation is granted to a college that complies with the Standards of Accreditation. Colleges which meet all the Standards are granted Full Accreditation for a period of no more than seven years contingent upon satisfactory review by the Council of each annual report. A college which is in compliance with all but one or two Standards and the Council is satisfied that student outcomes are minimally affected is assigned full accreditation with substantial compliance for those Standards and more frequent reporting may be required.

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, Knoxville, Tennessee Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed two (2) years.

Reasonable Assurance is granted to an institution seeking initial accreditation. Reasonable Assurance is not a pre-accreditation action by the Council and does not confer accreditation of any kind on a developing college. A letter may be granted to an educational institution indicating that there is reasonable assurance of future accreditation of a developing college of veterinary medicine in the US or Canada, if such a college is established according to plans presented to the Council, and if these plans demonstrate intent and a realistic plan to comply with the Standards of Accreditation. ​A college granted Reasonable Assurance must offer admission to and matriculate its first class of students within three years. colleges with a Letter of Reasonable Assurance must submit reports every six months to monitor the program's progress in complying with the Standards.

Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine, Glendale, Arizona Granted a Letter of Reasonable Assurance for a period not to exceed three (3) years.

May 6, 2013

Full Accreditation is granted to a college that complies with the Standards of Accreditation. Colleges which meet all the Standards are granted Full Accreditation for a period of no more than seven years contingent upon satisfactory review by the Council of each annual report. A college which is in compliance with all but one or two Standards and the Council is satisfied that student outcomes are minimally affected is assigned full accreditation with substantial compliance for those Standards and more frequent reporting may be required.

Université of Montréal Faculté de medicine vétérinaire, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine, Pomona, California Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

March 3-6, 2013

Full Accreditation is granted to a college that complies with the Standards of Accreditation. Colleges which meet all the Standards are granted Full Accreditation for a period of no more than seven years contingent upon satisfactory review by the Council of each annual report. A college which is in compliance with all but one or two Standards and the Council is satisfied that student outcomes aare minimally affected is assigned full accreditation with substantial compliance for those Standards and more frequent reporting may be required.

University of London, The Royal Veterinary College, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.

Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Granted Full Accreditation status for a period not to exceed seven (7) years.