Earn a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science with an emphasis in Pre-veterinary at the University of Idaho

B.S. Animal & Veterinary Science: Pre-Vet

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College of Agricultural & Life Sciences

Agricultural Sciences Bldg.
Phone: (208) 885-7984

Mailing Address:
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2336
Moscow, ID 83844-2336

Future Veterinarians, Start Here

Take your first steps toward a veterinary career in a program that fulfills the undergraduate academic requirements for admission into a doctor of veterinary medicine (D.V.M.) program. Immerse yourself in the study of animal sciences and enjoy hands-on experiences in on-campus labs and animal centers.

Fast Facts

  • Beef center with over 50 purebred cows
  • Dairy center with over 100 milking Holsteins
  • Sheep center with over 100 breeding Suffolk ewes
  • Hands-on learning at the UI Caine Veterinary Teaching Center
  • Access to reproductive physiology and agriculture biotech labs
  • Veterinarian
  • Food Industry Veterinarian
  • Veterinary Technician
  • Research Support Scientist
  • Animal Keeper


if you are pursuing a DVM.


if you are not pursuing a DVM.
Potential salaries are based
upon national averages.

Degree Roadmap
Degree Prep To prepare for courses required to earn a degree in Animal and Veterinary Science: Pre-Vet, we recommend you:
  • participate in 4-H activities
  • work for a farm or ranch
  • work with animals
Scholarships Over 400 scholarships are offered exclusively to College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) students based on GPA and other qualifications. Learn more.

You can find general need- and merit-based scholarships on the Financial Aid Office's scholarships page.
Financial Aid To find out about deadlines and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.
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Hands-on Learning
  • Beef center
  • Dairy center
  • Sheep Center
  • Reproductive physiology and agriculture-biotech labs
  • Study abroad in Mexico, Taiwan, or Australia
  • Nancy M. Cummings Research, Extension and Education Center
  • UI Caine Veterinary Teaching Center
  • Veterinary Clinic
  • Pre-Vet Club
  • Dairy Club
  • Student Idaho Cattle Association
  • Block and Bridle