Earning your DVM from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine offers you much more than a path to animal practice. It unlocks a much larger world of far-reaching career opportunities in veterinary medicine, from companion and exotic animal care, to research that could affect animal and human health on a global scale. From general practitioners, to researchers, and more, there's a world of possibilities out there to explore.
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine aims to:
- Provide the best learning environment to prepare students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team, advancing human and animal health (One Health) through research and knowledge exchange.
- Provide a relevant and stimulating learning environment to equip veterinary students to become practice- and career-ready graduates
- Embrace diversity and offer students from a wide range of backgrounds the opportunity to follow their chosen career in veterinary medicine
- Serve society through strategic and impactful research into safe food production and control of emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases in developing countries and beyond
- Involve students in the work of our Research Centers, to foster a thirst for knowledge to improve the health and welfare of humans and animals through observation, investigation, and research
- Educate graduate students to become successful contributors to the knowledge economy, through advanced training in areas strategically important to global health
Why Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine aims to provide a relevant and stimulating environment for students to thrive. By attending Ross, you also get:
- Accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association
- Pre-clinical DVM training and postgraduate programs are conducted at RUSVM’s main campus in St. Kitts. Built on a multi-level site, the 50-acre campus features high-tech classrooms, highly developed small and large animal surgery suites, and a hands-on gross anatomy lab equipped with progressive multimedia technology, closed-circuit cameras, and display monitors.
- Facilities including large animal teaching facility, two surgery teaching laboratories, large animal hospital with recovery stalls, extensive large animal paddock and kennels, with more than 350 animals, and more
- The majority of the 70-member faculty holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and/or PhD credential, and many are board certified in one or more clinical specialties
- Upon graduation, you will be joining 4,500 alumni
- Multiple scholarships available
- Recipient of the Association of American Veterinary Colleges Distinguished Teacher Award
- 62 of 75 graduates (83%) found a job within 6 months after graduation
- Enhance your degree with a research or health option
- Live in St. Kitts for 28 months while you study!