Vision

A New Program for a New Generation

Committed to progressing the field of veterinary medical education. 

Our Mission

To continuously improve how we educate and innovate so we can lead the way in developing adaptive problem-solvers capable of tackling our most significant challenges.

Our Values

We value an inclusive environment that fosters critical thinking and evidence-based training that helps students become natural problem solvers and lifelong learners. We provide a transformational educational experience that promotes collaboration and creates a culture of discovery.

We are guided by The University of Arizona’s core values:

Integrity

Be honest, respectful and just.

Compassion

Choose to care.

Exploration

Be insatiably curious.

Adaptation

Be open-minded and eager for what's next.

Inclusion

Harness the power of diversity.

Determination

Bear down.

Our VISION

The College of Veterinary Medicine will be the leader of innovation and excellence in the future of our profession. With a focus on advancing animal and human health, our student-centered program will develop career-ready veterinarians who live healthy, meaningful lives and serve communities and the animals they treat.

Prospective Students 

Our admissions process focuses on assessing candidates as unique, multidimensional individuals. We consider academic and personal history as well as an applicant’s overall fit with our mission and values.