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Admission Requirements for Veterinary Schools in Canada

The Atlantic Veterinary College - University of Prince Edward Island

  • 3 semesters of Animal Biology
  • 1 semester of Genetics
  • 1 semester of Linear Algebra/Calculus
  • 1 semester of Statistics
  • 2 semesters of Chemistry
  • 1 semester of Organic Chemistry
  • 1 semester of English (Composition)
  • Mean Academic Average should be around 86%
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score
  • 10 Electives

 

Ontario Veterinary College - University of Guelph

  • Complete at least two years of full-time studies
  • 2 semesters of Biology  
  • 1 semester of Cell Biology
  • 1 semester of Genetics
  • 1 semester of Biochemistry
  • 1 semester of Statistics
  • 2 semesters of humanities/social sciences
  • Extracurricular Animal Experience

 

The Western College of Veterinary Medicine – University of Saskatchewan

  • 2 semesters of English/Chemistry/Mathematics/Statistics
  • 2 semesters of Biology
  • 1 semester of Organic Chemistry
  • 1 semester of Biochemistry
  • 1 semester of Physics
  • 1 semester of Genetics
  • 1 semester of Microbiology
  • At least 75% admission average

 
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine – University of Calgary

  • 30-32 admitted per year
  • 2 semesters of Biology (lab component required for each course)
  • 2 semesters of Chemistry (lab component required for each course)
  • 1 semester of English (must include a writing component)
  • 1 semester of Organic Chemistry (a lab component is required)
  • 2 semester of Statistics
  • 1 semester of Biochemistry Course (lab not required)
  • 1 semester of Genetics (a lab component is optional)
  • 1 semester of Ecology (a lab component is optional)
  • Minimum combined grade point average (GPA) of 3.00

Note: For all veterinary schools, there are no preferred undergraduate programs.

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