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College and Hospital Facts

The NC State Veterinary Hospital, part of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is one of the highest rated academic veterinary medical centers in the United States, seeing an average of 35,000 cases annually. 

Clinical faculty including internationally recognized certified specialists in over 30 disciplines. Specialty services at the hospital include cardiology, oncology, neurology, dermatology, internal medicine, zoological medicine, equine surgery and behavioral medicine, to name a few. 

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is consistently ranked among the top veterinary programs in the nation.

The Veterinary Hospital provides state-of-the-art patient care for companion animals, equine and farm animals spread across three main facilities on the 250-acre CVM campus: The Randall B. Terry, Jr. Companion Animal Veterinary Medical Center, the Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center and the Veterinary Health and Wellness Center.

 More about the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and the NC State Veterinary Hospital:

• About 400 students enrolled in the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Professional Program.

• More than 150 faculty members and more than 450 staff members.

• More than 100 house officers (interns and residents).

• The 100,000-square foot College Research Building includes state-of-the-art facilities for research teams as well as BioSafety Level 3 labs for infectious disease investigations

• Faculty, research technicians and graduate students conduct leading-edge studies in vaccine development, regenerative medicine, cancer immunotherapy and genetic research to prevent diseases in livestock and companion animals.

• The college’s 80-acre Teaching Animal Unit, or TAU, is a dynamic, on-campus teaching lab for students to learn husbandry, production management and livestock production procedures.