Achieve Your Goals with Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
INTENDED FOR YOU.
Discover the ideal combination of expertise and experience designed to help you graduate practice-ready. Gain real-world, hands-on learning that informs your practice and research going forward.
Flexible Start Dates
Start when it makes sense. Apply when you’re ready. With three start dates and rolling applications, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine can fit your educational, professional, and personal needs.
Learn by doing. Work alongside professionals in the classroom and in the clinic. Gain the skills and confidence you need to graduate practice-ready.
Rossies stick together. Our communities, both those we build and those we join, are essential to our One Health initiative and campus experience.
Our hands-on curriculum starts building your muscle memory in your first semester. Our integrated clinical skills and communications labs offer you practical experience throughout your program.
FIND YOUR PATH. DISCOVER YOUR VETERINARY PROGRAM.
Hands-On. High-Quality. Life-Changing.
Strengthened by a culture of connectivity and a fundamental commitment to integrated One Health research, you’ll find the path that helps advance your veterinarian schooling.
At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, our students learn adaptability, resilience, and patience fostered by island life and a rigorous academic program.
Discover the path towards your veterinary future.
Unlock a world of far-reaching opportunities by earning your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree through our accelerated program. Graduate practice and career ready.
Understand an alternative path.
Designed for those who qualify for an alternate path to the DVM, passing the Vet Prep guarantees acceptance into our DVM program.
Delve into our veterinary graduate programs.
Evolve our shared understanding of animal welfare, human health, and ecosystem sustainability in one of our graduate programs. Expand your studies and go for an MSc, PhD, or One Health Certificate.
Take advantage of research degree opportunities while earning a DVM degree.
Gain new perspectives and advance your career by earning your DVM MSc dual degree in as few as 11 semesters*. Immerse yourself in research and veterinary medicine to become a stronger candidate for future roles.
*Integrated DVM MSc by Research
EXPERIENCE UNIQUE VETERINARY
Embark on the opportunity of a lifetime.
At Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, students and faculty draw connections between animals, people, and the planet — advancing a One Health mindset through research, innovation, and veterinary practice.
Embrace Opportunity. Earn Your DVM Degree.
Explore our vibrant campus and find out how island life embeds itself in our day-to-day activities. At Ross Vet, animals, people, and the environment intersect, offering an AVMA-accredited vet school experience like no other.
ROSSIE NEWS & EVENTS
Learn more about our students and faculty, read up on latest research news, or learn more about becoming a veterinarian.
Want an insider’s take on life as a vet student? Here’s your chance! Join current DVM students for a live Q&A webinar where they will discuss what it’s like to live and learn as a Rossie.
ATTEND A ROSS VET EVENT
Interact with world-renowned speakers, help with a beach clean-up, and share in the Ross Vet community.
INNOVATE. INVESTIGATE. RESEARCH
VETERINARY MEDICINE AT ROSS VET SCHOOL.
Research-centered. One Health inspired.
Ask tomorrow’s big questions while working alongside experienced researchers and veterinary medicine specialists. Our Research Centers are at the forefront of global ecosystem research.Investigate, innovate, and integrate across all practice areas in collaboration with researchers from across the globe.
ST. KITTS. AN OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME.
This isn’t your ordinary vet school.
Your modern classroom is just a few steps from the incredible beaches and natural beauty of St. Kitts.
Located in the Leeward Islands, just a little over 200 miles from Puerto Rico, St. Kitts is home to approximately 44,000 people. The unforgettable experiences students have while studying veterinary medicine at Ross Vet are intensified by the extraordinary and exotic environment of St. Kitts.
Come to learn and open a new door — to community, opportunity, and life-changing experiences.
FIND YOUR PLACE AT ROSS VET
Stepping into a new world is momentous — and worth it. Access the information you need to discover how Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine transforms students into leaders.
We’re here to help. Explore our resources or request more information.
Learn more about the admission process, talk with alumni, current students, and faculty, and find out more about what Ross Vet can do for you.
Stay connected with faculty and fellow alumni. Learn about alumni benefits, career opportunities, conferences and alumni events.
Gather information and support resources while exploring how the Ross University experience fits your student and your family.
Find the latest information and links to useful resources. Check out the academic calendar, get details about orientation, and access student information.
PURSUE EXCELLENCE WITH AN AVMA-ACCREDITED DVM PROGRAM
Earn your Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, whose DVM program is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE).
Earn a degree at an institution committed to protecting the rights of students, improving veterinary medical education, and providing quality education.
A Day in the Life of a Veterinary Student at Ross Vet School
A DVM student details the Ross Vet experience from classes and extracurricular activities to pet adoption on the island of St. Kitts.
Things To Know Before Starting Veterinary School
Read about the skills, abilities, and training needed to succeed in vet school, and find helpful information about being a veterinarian.
Types of Veterinarians and What They Do
Learn about the 22 veterinary specialties recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Step into a new world to start changing yours.