Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

24 months
25217 USD/year
25217 USD/year
10953 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The MS and PhD degree curriculum at Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine operates as a single multi-disciplinary Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) graduate program. 


An integral part of our college and the Virginia Tech Graduate School, the Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences  program is designed to prepare students to be scholars and researchers who will benefit animal and human health by advancing veterinary, public health, and biomedical knowledge.

Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine programs of study - courses, laboratory and field research, clinical experience, and teaching opportunities - are flexible and tailored to meet individual students' needs, depending on academic background, professional experience, and career goals. The college prides itself on the high quality of student mentoring, advising, and support services.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Angiogenesis
  • Avian Medicine
  • Bacteriology
  • Environmental Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Genetics
  • Immunology
  • Large and Small Animal Clinical Sciences Specialties
  • Medical Informatics
  • Molecular and Cell Biology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Oncology
  • Parasitology
  • Pathology
  • Public Health
  • Regenerative Medicine/stem Cell Physiology
  • Theriogenology
  • Translational Medicine
  • Virology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Before you can be considered for freshman admission, you must complete:

  • 3 units of math (includes algebra I, geometry, and algebra II)
  • 2 units of laboratory science (chosen from biology, chemistry or physics)
  • additional academic units (foreign language is highly recommended)
  • International Education Systems and Curriculums
  • English Language Requirements: International students whose native language is not English must document proficiency in the English language by submitting either an IELTS, TOEFL, or PTE.
  • SAT Optional: Virginia Tech does not require the SAT for international applicants. 
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25217 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25217 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25217 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25217 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    10953 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10953 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.



In order to receive financial aid through Virginia Tech, each student must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is available for completion on January 1 prior to the upcoming aid year, and must be submitted by Virginia Tech's priority deadline.

Financial aid for veterinary students

Review important financial aid information for veterinary medicine students provided by the Virginia Tech Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid, including FAFSA filing, Health Professions Student Loan (HPSL) allotments, Cost of Attendance (COA) budgets, award packages, and contact information.


Scholarships are available through the college's Office of Academic Affairs. Made possible by gifts from alumni and friends of the college, these scholarships are awarded based on a variety of eligibility requirements such as merit, financial need, geographic area of residency, and area of clinical interest. Award recipients are selected by the college's Scholarships and Awards Committee after review of scholarship applications from professional students.

Other financing options

For information on loan forgiveness, repayment, and scholarship options, review the Association of American Veterinary Medical College's Options for Funding Your Veterinary Medical Education.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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