Ranked #7 in The U.S.

Ranked #7 among veterinary medical colleges nationwide by U.S. News & World Report, we are Florida’s only College of Veterinary Medicine. We teach the veterinarians of the future and provide leading-edge care to animal patients from throughout the Southeast through the UF Veterinary Hospitals. Our programs in biomedical research advance the science of animal, human and environmental health.

UF Achievers

Veterinary Medicine Review

Highlights of our accomplishments

Stories, videos and podcasts offer insights into the groundbreaking work being conducted at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and its impact on animal, human and environmental health.

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Recent news & Mentions

College facts

# 7 The college is ranked #7 among veterinary colleges nationwide by U.S. News & World Report.

# 1 Our UF Small Animal Hospital caseload is the largest among academic veterinary hospitals in the U.S.

# 1 The Wall Street Journal lists the University of Florida as the No.1 public university in its 2024 list of Best U.S. Colleges.


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DVM Admissions

We seek students who possess the academic capability to manage a rigorous science-based curriculum, while also demonstrating strong interpersonal and teamwork related communication skills.

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DVM Students

From first-year orientation and leadership experience to commencement and everything in between, our faculty and staff offer UF College of Veterinary Medicine students a wide range of support through a variety of activities and services.

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Graduate Studies

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies coordinates training programs for graduate degree-seeking students (PhD, MS) and for those seeking graduate degrees in combination with professional or residency programs. We also offer non-traditional (online) programs, including degrees and certificates in select areas.

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Leading discovery through innovation and faculty expertise

Our goal is to be a global leader in biomedical research to advance animal, human and environmental health.

Dr. Pascual and Zakia

In the spotlight: Young goat survives rare bone infection thanks to treatment at UF

Patient care

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Small Animal Hospital

The UF Small Animal Hospital is the leading referral facility for patients throughout Florida and the Southeast. We are committed to offering the best-possible treatment for your pet via a wide range of expertise in many specialties.

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Large Animal Hospital

The UF Large Animal Hospital provides advanced diagnostics and veterinary care to horses, cattle, alpacas, llamas, goats, pigs, and other large farm or food animals. We also offer emergency and extended care services.

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UF PETs in Ocala


The UF Pet Emergency Treatment Service offers compassionate care by our emergency and critical care specialists after hours, weekends and holidays to pets in need of immediate care in the Ocala area.


In the Spotlight: UF Veterinary Hospital at World Equestrian Center

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College Publications


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Veterinary Page

A newsletter for faculty, staff and students of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Florida Veterinarian

A magazine for alumni, faculty and friends of the UF College of Veterinary Medicine.