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 Vision

The College of Veterinary Medicine will be the leader of innovation and excellence in the future of our profession. Focusing 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.

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.

Guided by The University of Arizona’s core values:


Be honest, respectful and just.


Choose to care.


Be insatiably curious.


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


Harness the power of diversity.


Bear down.

Prospective Students 

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