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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

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A community of students, faculty, researchers and over 6,000 alumni pursuing a passion to help change the world, one animal at a time.

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Your path toward becoming a veterinarian starts in:

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  HOURS  

  MINUTES  

  SECONDS

Apply now to start earning your DVM in our upcoming January term!

ACCREDITED*

Ross Vet’s DVM Program is accredited by the Association Council on Education (AVMA) COE.

ACCELERATED

Be practice-ready and eligible for licensure in all 50 US states, Puerto Rico and Canada in as few as 3.25 years.

HANDS ON

Immersive skills training begins your first semester to best prepare you for your veterinary career.

ACCREDITED*

ACCREDITED*

Ross Vet’s DVM Program is accredited by the Association Council on Education (AVMA) COE.

ACCELERATED

ACCELERATED

Be practice-ready and eligible for licensure in all 50 US states, Puerto Rico and Canada in as few as 3.25 years.

HANDS ON

HANDS ON

Immersive skills training begins your first semester to best prepare you for your veterinary career.

VETERINARY PROGRAMS

Prepare for all facets of your veterinary career with Ross Vet's accelerated curriculum. You’ll receive a world-class education on our high-tech campus, while growing in the culturally distinct and empowering environment of St. Kitts.

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

  • 3 start dates a year: January, May, and September
  • 10 semester curriculum is designed to be taken year-round without summers off
  • Upon graduation and passing the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination you will be eligible to practice in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • Option to complete your DVM and MSc at the same time by adding only one additional semester when you choose the integrated DVM/MSc option

Graduate Programs

  • Certificate in One Health
  • Master of Science (MSc) in One Health
  • Master of Science (MSc) by Research
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research

START DATES

September 5, 2022

January 9, 2023

May 8, 2023

Come Ready to learn, leave ready to practice

Prepare for all facets of your veterinary career with Ross Vet’s accelerated curriculum. You’ll receive a world-class education on our technologically advanced campus, while growing in the culturally distinct and empowering environment of St. Kitts.

    Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM)

    • 3 start dates a year: January, May, and September
    • 10 semester curriculum is designed to be taken year-round without summers off
    • Upon graduation and passing the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination you will be eligible to practice in the US, Canada, and Puerto Rico
    • Option to complete your DVM and MSc at the same time by adding only one additional semester when you choose the integrated DVM/MSc option

    VET PREP PROGRAM

    • 1-semester bridge program that teaches foundational knowledge, skills, and terminology to set you up for success (and even give you a head start) in the DVM program
    • Hands-on learning and animal experience through coursework and wet labs
    • Upon passing, you are guaranteed a spot in the next first-semester class of the DVM program

    Graduate Programs

    • Graduate Certificate in One Health
    • Master of Science (MSc) in One Health
    • Master of Science (MSc) by Research
    • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) by Research

    Flexible Start Dates in:

    January 9, 2023
    May 8, 2023
    SEPTEMBER 4, 2023
    START DATES

    3.25

    Years for DVM Program

    28

    Clinical Locations

    500+

    Animals living on campus

    AVMA

    Accredited DVM Program

    WHY ROSS VET?

    Flexibility

    From our three start dates to our Dual-Degree program options, earn your degree(s) your way.

    Community

    Approachable professors and student clubs provide opportunities to enhance and apply classroom teachings in the real world.

    Unique Opportunities

    Our location on St. Kitts offers exposure to exotic marine and wildlife for research and learning.

    Can I earn my DVM without completing a Bachelor's degree?
    Can I earn my DVM without completing a Bachelor's degree?

    A: Yes! It is possible to be accepted into our DVM program as long as you have completed the pre-requisite courses and meet all of the admission requirements.

    Can I use Federal Direct Loans?
    Can I use Federal Direct Loans?

    A: Yes. Qualified students are eligible for US federal direct loans.

    How long will I live in St. Kitts?
    How long will I live in St. Kitts?

    A: The first seven semesters for the DVM program take place in St. Kitts. The last three semesters are completed at an AVMA-accredited* school or college of veterinary medicine in the US, Canada or abroad. You will be asked to give us your top 4 clinical placement choices.

    If I’ve filled out the VMCAS application do I need to fill out Ross Vet’s as well?
    If I’ve filled out the VMCAS application do I need to fill out Ross Vet’s as well?

    A: No. If you have completed the common application with VMCAS you can send it to us via VMCAS.

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    “I would definitely recommend going to Ross Vet. It is going to be different, but that’s why there is a real sense of community. Everyone is supportive. Everyone is looking out for you, making sure you’re succeeding, because the professors and your classmates want you to succeed.”

    CHRISTINA COLON

    CLASS OF 2019

    “I would definitely recommend going to Ross Vet. It is going to be different, but that’s why there is a real sense of community. Everyone is supportive. Everyone is looking out for you, making sure you’re succeeding, because the professors and your classmates want you to succeed.”

    “I would definitely recommend going to Ross Vet. It is going to be different, but that’s why there is a real sense of community. Everyone is supportive. Everyone is looking out for you, making sure you’re succeeding, because the professors and your classmates want you to succeed.”

    CHRISTINA COLON

    CLASS OF 2019