U.S. Veterinary Colleges Fare Effectively in Rankings

UC Davis, Cornell and Ohio State are in the top 6 worldwide.

The veterinary programs at UC Davis, Cornell University and Ohio State University are among the best in the world, according to the annual ranking by British publisher Quacquarelli Symonds.

The 2021 list included the trading venues of the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, and the Royal Veterinary College of the University of London, settling in at # 2 after taking top spot twice in the past three years .

Cornell was fourth and Ohio State sixth. Michigan State University had the next senior US veterinary program in 11th place after moving up to the top 10 in 2020.

According to Quacquarelli Symonds, world university rankings by subject are based on academic reputation, the reputation of the employer, and the impact on research. The full list can be found at bit.ly/3kFoDkC.

UC Davis also ranked # 2 in the world in the Agriculture and Forestry category.

“I am proud to see that UC Davis continues to receive recognition for the world-class education it provides students and the powerful impact of its research and service,” said University Chancellor Gary S. May, MS, Ph.D.

More than 700 students are enrolled in UC Davis Veterinary School under Dean Michael Lairmore, DVM, Ph.D., DACVP, DACVM, who plans to retire in June 2021.

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