The advisors in the Preveterinary Curriculum have developed the following pages to help you plan a successful application for admission into a college of veterinary medicine. Montana State University undergraduate students are academically very well qualified and sought after among the regional veterinary schools.
The preveterinary advising office is located in room 101-E Lewis Hall on the main campus to provide easier access to undergraduate students. The phone in this office is 994-5598. Appointments may be scheduled by phone or by signing up on the door of 101-E Lewis Hall.
The State of Montana does not have a college of veterinary medicine. However, Montana has a new Montana Cooperative Veterinary Medicine Program. Please visit the webpage at http://wimu.montana.edu Montana residents will competitively apply for admission to this program after completing their undergraduate pre-requisite courses. The program will have the first year of study here on the MSU campus and the next 3 years at Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Montana currently supports 10 students through this program.
Montana residents may also compete for admission to veterinary school through a contract agreement with WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education). Montana residents will competitively apply for admission to this program after completing their undergraduate pre-requisite courses. Information on the current status of this program in Montana may be obtained by contacting the Commissioner for Higher Education Office in Helena, MT.