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Univ Guelph anyone?

Discussion in 'Pre-Veterinary' started by TheSter, Apr 21, 2007.

  1. TheSter


    Apr 21, 2007
    Hi, this is my first post... please be gentle. Anyone know if there is an internationl ranking of veterinary schools? i have seen tons of US vet rankings, and international undergrad rankings, but no international vet school rankings. Also, does anyone have any information on the university of guelph thats not on their website? i am waitlisted at a few schools not but no official acceptances anywhere except Guelph. Everyone i met at the school seemed nice and the students i talked with had nothing but good things to say and i enjoyed the city. but i am still unsure. any information would help me. Thanks
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  3. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    Speaking of which Ive never seen the rankings of US vet schools. Anyone know how their ranked for the most recent edition?
  4. birdvet2006

    birdvet2006 Glasgow c/o 2006 5+ Year Member

    Feb 5, 2005
    Portsmouth, NH
    You will find much discussion on this forum about ranking in general. Most students find that ranking is NOT useful. You have to consider who ranked the schools and how? Most of it is based on research output or something like that. Not exactly applicable to us all. You should rank the schools by your own methods. Where can you live? Which place seems like a place you want to be for 4-5 years? Tuition, cost of living, elective type curriculum vs. non-specialized curriculum - it is all up to your individual likes/dislikes.
  5. bakaduin

    bakaduin UF CVM Class of 2012 2+ Year Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    NM! Found it using that wonderful thing called search!
  6. aggiegolf

    aggiegolf 2+ Year Member

    Apr 1, 2007
    I think US World Report did this ranking. Eh I can't remember. Anyway, its the "bible" of rankings. The only ones I remember are:

    1. Cornell University

    2. ?

    3. University of Pennsylvania

    4. North Carolina State

    5. Texas A&M

    I agree with birdvet. I don't find the rankings to be very useful (or true).

    UC Davis was in the top 5 and then got placed on provisional accreditation status for out of date facilities.
  7. pressmom

    pressmom Third year! 2+ Year Member

    Apr 4, 2007
    The US News Vet School Rankings are out this weekend.

    Rank/School Average assessment
    score (5.0 = highest)
    1. Cornell University (NY) 4.5
    2. Colorado State University 4.3
    University of California--Davis 4.3
    4. University of Pennsylvania 4.1
    5. North Carolina State University 3.9
    Ohio State University 3.9
    Texas A&M University--College Station 3.9
    University of Wisconsin--Madison 3.9
    9. Michigan State University 3.8
    10. University of Minnesota--Twin Cities 3.7
    11. University of Florida 3.6
    12. University of Georgia 3.5
    13. Tufts University (MA) 3.4
    14. Auburn University--Main Campus (AL) 3.0
    Purdue University--West Lafayette (IN) 3.0
    University of Tennessee--Knoxville 3.0
    Washington State University 3.0
    18. Kansas State University 2.9
    University of Illinois--Urbana-Champaign 2.9
    University of Missouri--Columbia 2.9
    Virginia Tech/University of Maryland 2.9
    22. Louisiana State University--Baton Rouge 2.8
    23. Oklahoma State University 2.5
    24. Mississippi State University 2.1
    25. Oregon State University 1.8
    26. Tuskegee University (AL) 1.7
    27. Iowa State University 0.0
    Western University of the Health Sciences (CA) 0.0
  8. Vetgirl305

    Vetgirl305 2+ Year Member

    Feb 17, 2007
    I posted a forum on can find info from people who go there and people who want to go there....good luck....I was offered and interview but I'm going to Colorado. Good luck!

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