College of Veterinary Medicine

Transforming animal, human,
and environmental health.

Biomedical science. The human-animal bond. Clinical care. Emerging infectious disease. Public health. Food safety. Food productivity. Environmental toxins. Specialized medicine.
It’s all connected.

Through rigorous multi-species study, the College of Veterinary Medicine is uniquely positioned to explore critical connections among animal and human health, the environment, and agriculture. Through outreach programs and direct services, we touch the lives of thousands of animals and their owners. And through innovative education, we’re preparing the next generation of veterinary scientists.

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Take a Virtual Tour

Ready to see what the College of Veterinary Medicine at Illinois has to offer? Take a virtual behind-the-scenes tour with a veterinary student in our latest college video. 

Dr. Wenyan Mei poses at the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Research Spotlight

Collaborative Study Reveals
Protein’s Role in Supporting Stem Cells

“Good collaboration with other teams provides opportunities for exchanging ideas across disciplines and learning new research skills. I believe this is crucial for success in conducting research.”

— Dr. Wenyan Mei

Facility Spotlight

Proficiency through practice: The Clinical Skills Learning Center

Our innovative, world-renowned facility integrates numerous strategies for developing practice-ready graduates.

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Embracing our differences. Enriching our community.

We prioritize building an inclusive climate, fostering success for all members of our community. Learn about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Why Vet Med at Illinois?

With strengths in clinical and diagnostic specialties, biomedical discoveries from the molecular level to the population level, and innovative approaches to transformative education, our college delivers a healthier future for animals, people, and the environment.

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