Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
1240 Lynn Hall
West Lafayette, IN 47907-1240
Status: Full Accreditation
Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine graduated its first class of DVMs in 1963. Since then, the school has produced nearly 2,000 veterinarians. This college is the only veterinary medicine school in Indiana, and besides the classrooms it offers a teaching hospital, equine sports medicine center, the PetSafe program and Peace of Mind program.
Students attending the 4-year, DVM program study the normal biology’s, sciences, and chemistry, plus they take part in research efforts and other fields of study including spinal injuries, infectious diseases, neuroscience, oncology, herd management, production medicine, animal welfare, equine sports medicine and flow cytometry.
Students who wish to attend this school must complete 2-3 years of required course work in order to be eligible to apply to the DVM program. Required courses must be passed with a “C” grade or better. Non-residents must prove a GPA of 3.0 or better and residents must average a 2.0.
Programs and Accreditations Offered
- Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
- Veterinary Technologist and Registered Technician
- Veterinary Technology Distance Learning Program
- Graduate and Post Graduate Programs
- Combined Degree Programs
- Internships and Residencies
- International and Non-Traditional Students
Tuition and Fees
In the tuition section of the chart below, the numbers represent the average expenses for students who are living off-campus, and include expenses such as room and board, books, supplies, travel and personal. Financial Aid is available for those students who excel in their academics and prove to be a useful member of society through volunteer and community work relating to animals.
Financial Aid Application: http://www.purdue.edu/DFA/
2009 Class Profile
# Total Applicants: 656
# Total Students Enrolled: 70
# of Male Students Enrolled: 13
# of Female Students Enrolled: 57
Overall GPA: 3.45
Average GRE Score: Verbal- 462, Quantitative- 635, Analytic Writing- 613
Resident 1st Year Tuition: $31,278
Total Resident Cost for 4 Years: $125,112
Non-Resident 1st Year Tuition: $54,876
Total Non-Resident Cost for 4 Years: $219,505