The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) curriculum is a rigorous four-year program which provides a broad-based education to all students.
This prepares them to enter a variety of career opportunities within veterinary medicine. This course load requires an average of 36 hours per week in the classroom or laboratory for students seeking to become a doctor of veterinary medicine.
A variety of college-level prerequisite courses must be completed before enrolling in the DVM program.
These courses include biology, chemistry, physics, and humanities courses.
All students are required to take at least four hours of electives.
Most take one elective course per semester beginning with the second semester.Please contact the following schools/advisors for specific pre-vet curricula and advising.College of Agriculture Lauren Cline 334/844-3202 College of Science and Math Student Services 334/844-4269 School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Dr.Students need only complete all the prerequisite courses and obtain appropriate experience to fulfill the admissions requirements.Three of Auburn’s colleges or schools offer majors with pre-vet tracks.This includes joint enrollment credits earned in high school.To qualify for an admissions interview, Alabama and Kentucky residents must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.If a course is repeated for a higher grade, both grades will factor into our grade point average (GPA) calculations.All coursework completed at any college or university will be used to calculate the applicant’s cumulative GPA.Jodie Kenney 334/844-1050 All applications must be submitted through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS).Please pay careful attention to the application deadline as late applications will NOT be accepted by Auburn University.