College

There are 30 veterinary schools accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association in the U.S.  There were nearly 6,800 applicants competing for approximately 2,700 openings in 2013. In other words, it is very competitive to gain admission to a veterinary school. Choose a degree program which will provide you a strong grounding in the biological and physical sciences. Make a list of degree programs at various universities and colleges and visit them individually.  Find a program that will suit your needs the best.  There are various undergraduate pathways to study prior to be admitted to vet schools. Some of the most popular colleges are Walden University, Grand Canyon University, Saint Josephs University, Herzing University, Brandman University, Penn Foster Career School, and Baker College Online.