Animal Science/Pre-Veterinary Medicine

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We invite you to learn more about one of the top Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science programs in the county.

Graduates of our Pre-Vet Program are more than twice a likely to get into vet school compared to the national average. Our students work with the University’s nearly 400 animals beginning with their freshman year – gaining invaluable hands-on experience that sets them apart.

In addition, Findlay’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science programs feature:

    • A 31,000-sq.-ft animal science building
    • Nearly 400 animals are cared for by students including medical care, feeding, cleaning and assisting with births
    • Student learning from industry-experienced, full-time faculty. Many of whom are active veterinarians.

In addition, the University Equine Veterinary Services, Inc. (located at our English riding facility) offers emergency and routine medical and surgical services for UF animal herds and animals belonging to the general public.

Hear first-hand from one of our students
Hear first-hand from one of our faculty

MORE THAN 2X
NATIONAL AVERAGE
Graduates of UF’s Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program have a vet school acceptance rate of more than two times the national average.
DAY-1
HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE
Students work hands-on with a variety of food animals and equine at our state-of-the-art facility starting in their first year.
MORE THAN
50%
More than 50% of our graduates do an internship. Our students intern in veterinary offices, laboratories, zoological parks or agricultural facilities.
NEARLY
400 ANIMALS
Students care for nearly 400 food animals at our Animal Science Center. This includes medical care, feeding, cleaning and even births.
31,000-sq-ft.
FACILITY
The Dr. C. Richard Beckett Animal Science Building features a functioning barn, heated surgery room, nurseries, farrowing rooms, maternity room and demonstration pens with bleachers. It also houses two classrooms, a working lab and a pharmacy.
VETERINARIANS
TEACHING
Students learn from industry-experienced, full-time faculty. Many also are practicing veterinarians.
GRE PREP
ON CAMPUS
We offer a Graduate Record Examination prep program on campus for students every spring.
DIVERSE
JOB OPTIONS
Our graduates work in animal nutrition, veterinary offices, research for government agencies, the USDA, environmental quality and breed management.