Paws and Progress: Journey to Your Veterinary Career

Forge a unique path to becoming a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with Southeast Missouri State University's exclusive partnership with St. George's University. Elevate your educational experience and fast-track your veterinary career through this distinctive pre-vet program designed to mold the future leaders of animal healthcare.

Your One-of-a-Kind Journey:

Embark on your academic adventure in Southeast's pre-veterinary program. Lay the groundwork for success and set the stage for your veterinary aspirations with a curriculum tailored to the world of animal health.

Seamless Transition to Excellence:

Qualified students will seamlessly transition to St. George’s University in Grenada for the next phase of their educational voyage. Say goodbye to the competition for a slot – our program ensures students who meet the requirements will have direct entry into SGU's accredited four-year School of Veterinary Medicine program.

Distinctive Advantages Await:

  1. Effortless Entry: Bid farewell to the competition anxiety; our program grants you direct access to St. George’s University’s veterinary program, eliminating the need to vie for a coveted slot.
  2. Financial Support: Excel in your veterinary studies with the added advantage of a $10,000 scholarship for students accepted into 4+4 pre-vet programs. This scholarship, disbursed evenly throughout the SGU program, eases the financial journey toward your rewarding career in veterinary medicine.
  3. Personalized Mentorship: Benefit from individualized guidance and mentorship within our pre-vet program. Our dedicated faculty and advisors provide support tailored to your goals, ensuring a strong foundation for your veterinary journey.
  4. Hands-on Opportunities: SGU’s veterinary medicine students gain hands-on training a year earlier than in most programs. Plus, SGU’s Small Animal Clinic and Large Animal Facility provide students with a level of hands-on training and experience not often seen until the final year of veterinary education.

Don't just dream of becoming a veterinarian—make it a reality with Southeast Missouri State University and St. George’s University. Join us on this extraordinary journey toward a fulfilling and impactful veterinary career. Your future in animal healthcare starts now!

Admissions Requirements

Applications are reviewed holistically by the teams at Southeast Missouri State University and St. George’s University. However, some general guidelines include:

  • Strong high school grades in the sciences and math.
  • Upon conclusion of the undergraduate program, students must maintain a GPA of 3.3 or above, and a recommended 500 hours of animal experience alongside a veterinarian or animal care professional.
  • Must meet all admissions criteria of SGU School of Veterinary Medicine.
  • Students should apply to join the program after they have been accepted to Southeast Missouri State University.
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