Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
|Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine|
|Dean||Willie M. Reed|
|Location||West Lafayette, IN, USA
The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is one of 28 veterinary schools in the United States fully accredited by the AVMA. It offers doctorate degrees in veterinary medicine as well as bachelor's and associate degrees in veterinary technology. Within the state of Indiana, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is the only veterinary school, while the Indiana University School of Medicine is the only medical school. The two schools frequently collaborate on medical research projects.
The College of Veterinary Science contains the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and three Departments:
The College of Veterinary Medicine occupies over a dozen structures in the southeast corner of Purdue's main campus. Major buildings include the Veterinary Teaching Hospital and Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine.
In 1877, a Department of Veterinary Science was established within Purdue's School of Agriculture (later the College of Agriculture). The Department was reorganized as the School of Veterinary Science and Medicine in 1959. The school's name was changed to the School of Veterinary Medicine in 1974 and then again to its present name, the College of Veterinary Medicine, in 2012.
According to the 2007 rankings of U.S. News & World Report, Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine places No. 14 in the United States, tied with Auburn University, University of Tennessee and Washington State University.
- Purdue University Data Digest 2006-07
- Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
- "Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine prepares for name change". DVM Newsmagazine. December 21, 2011. Retrieved April 14, 2012.
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- U.S. News ranks Purdue graduate programs among country's best