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College of Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine
1060 William Moore Drive
NC State Box 8401
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: (919) 513-6500
Student Services Phone: (919) 513-6262
Student Services Fax:     (919) 513-6197

Ranked third in the nation among colleges of veterinary medicine by U.S. News & World Report, NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is a driving force in veterinary innovation. From our leadership in understanding and defining the interconnections between animal and human health, to groundbreaking research in areas like equine health, and our commitment to training the next generation of veterinary health professionals, we are dedicated to advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.

No specific undergraduate degree track is associated with a pre-professional veterinary medicine program. Faculty members from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Sciences  serve as advisers to undergraduate students interested in veterinary medicine that are enrolled and pursuing a baccalaureate program usually in a science-related field. Pre-professional course requirements are listed at: After completion of the required courses, students may be eligible to apply for the professional veterinary program. Course requirements may be changed annually and are determined by the Faculty Committee on Admissions in the College of Veterinary Medicine.

All courses listed at: should be completed by the time of application to the College of Veterinary Medicine, except for two courses which may be pending completion in the spring semester, term, or quarter, of the year of application.


D. Paul Lunn

Associate Dean

Steven L. Marks
Director of Veterinary Medical Services

Laura Nelson
Director of Academic Affairs

Kathryn M. Meurs
Director of Graduate Studies and Research

Dianne Dunning
Director of Advancement

Student Services

Jeffrey Huckel