Address: 245 Duck Pond Dr, Blacksburg, VA 24061, United States
The Virginia–Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine is a state-supported college of two states, Virginia and Maryland, filling the need for veterinary medicine education in both states. It is one of 28 colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States and is accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International. In 2011, the U.S. News ‘Veterinary Medicine’ Ranking place the college tied for 17th with Iowa State University in a poll of 25 ranked schools. The college’s main campus is located on Virginia Tech’s campus in Blacksburg, with a branch on the University of Maryland’s campus in College Park. It also operates the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia. The college’s Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program is designed to be finished in four years. The college also has a joint program with the Virginia Tech Carillion School of Medicine that leads to a master of public health. In addition to these degrees, students may participate in residency and internships in their desired fields of interest. The College of Veterinary Medicine has a highly reputed Veterinary Medicine program and is one of a handful of core recruiting schools for some of the most selective assignments.