MADISON, WI. — Cleft lip and palate are the most common craniofacial birth defects in humans, affecting more than 175,000 newborns around the world each year. Yet despite decades of research, it’s still not known …
Training Future Veterinarians & Biomedical Researchers
The school offers a four-year professional program leading to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, which offers graduates career opportunities within private practice, academics, research, industry, government services, and more.
The UW School of Veterinary Medicine’s Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program provides a path to an M.S. or Ph.D. degree through exceptional graduate research training in core areas of animal and human health.
2.5 MStudent aid awarded in 2022-23
38.4 MTotal research and extramural awards (2022-23)
28.9 KTotal patient visits seen at the UW Veterinary Care teaching hospital (2022-23)
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.
One of the School of Veterinary Medicine’s fundamental principles is to foster a welcoming and inclusive community that is infused with high ethical standards, professionalism, and compassion. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
Saving Lives & Serving Wisconsin
In our endeavors to improve both animal and human lives, our discoveries have advanced cancer treatments; created new ways to fight the flu; and we’re a world leader when it comes to figuring out what keeps cows healthy and happy.