University of Saskatchewan

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Veterinary Medicine

University of Saskatchewan

Faculty:Western College of Veterinary Medicine
Field of Study:Veterinary Medicine (DVM)
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $12,347
International: $68,277


This program prepares you to meet the needs of animal health care in Western Canada and beyond. Our curriculum allows you to pursue personal interest areas including small, large or exotic animal care, surgery, medical imaging, anesthesiology, pathology, wildlife medicine, or animal-human health-related issues — just to name a few.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Residency - As a regional veterinary college, the WCVM accepts applicants who are residents of the four western provinces and the northern territories. The pre-veterinary course requirements consist of 60 credits of required and elective courses.

    A minimum, cumulative average of 75 per cent is needed to be considered for admission.

    Applicants are required to have both experience and good knowledge of animals and the veterinary profession to be successful in gaining admission. The diversity, quality, depth and breadth of animal and veterinary experiences are assessed in the interview.
    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 85] or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]
    Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit:
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Interview is required.

      * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on December 14, 2020