School of Veterinary Medicine
Preparing students for the world of animal health care and its effect on global health.
St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the few schools in the world accredited by both the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE) in the United States and Canada, as well as the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in the United Kingdom.
- After passing the NAVLE, SGU’s DVM graduates are fully eligible to seek licensure in the US and Canada.
- DVM graduates who have also completed the Global Veterinary Health Track will be eligible to register as members of the RCVS and practice in the UK without further examination.
- Students gain valuable hands-on experience in veterinary surgery and other skills prior to their final-year clinical training at one of SGUSVM’s 32 affiliated schools of veterinary medicine in the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and the Netherlands.
In addition to a state-of-the-art large-animal facility and marine station, the SGU Small Animal Clinic helps local pets live longer through vaccination services, deworming, and parasite management. The clinic serves more than 1,200 residents and handles close to 200 patients each week.
US and UK Accreditation
Accredited by both the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE) in the United States and Canada, as well as the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) in the United Kingdom.
More than 2,100 veterinarians have been graduated into the global healthcare system over the last two decades, who prove that excellence knows no boundaries.
NAVLE PASS RATE*
Students and graduates obtained a 92% pass rate on the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) over the last five years.
*According to International Council of Veterinary Assessment reports, 2016-2020
Experience clinical training during your final year at one of 32 universities and clinical facilities in the US, UK, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands and Australia.
Surf & Turf
GAIN A DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE
You’ll cover a lot of ground at SGU —and some water, too. Our veterinarian program gives you hands-on training in both terrestrial and aquatic animals.
Representing more than 15 countries of origin, SGU’s veterinary school instructors provide intensive training, unique animal experiences, and an understanding of the variety of human cultures served.
Gain comprehensive training in a variety of clinical specialty areas such as orthopedics, cardiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, immunology, diagnostic imaging, and pathology, among others.
ON-CAMPUS VETERINARY STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS
Make social connections with other veterinary students while gaining specialized insights through lectures, demonstrations, and wet labs. Exotic wildlife, alternative therapies,pathology, shelter medicine, herpetology —there is something for every interest!