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The OVC Advantage

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The Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is a world leader in veterinary health care, learning and research.

We work at the intersection of animal, human and ecosystem health.

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With faculty and administration sharing like-minded ideas on furthering animal care, research and innovative teaching methodologies, OVC offers a rich and intense learning environment to students. Teaching hospital and facilities specialize in large and small animals , with dedicated intensive and oncology care, mean the potential for hands-on and applied learning are endless.

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Visit OVC

OVC welcomes visitors to the college. We host many opportunities  for prospective students and families to explore the campus.

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Come for a visit

OVC welcomes visitors, and there are many opportunities throughout the year for prospective students and families to explore the campus.

There is no better way to visit OVC than during College Royal, the University of Guelph's annual March open house.

OVC exhibits during College Royal include Teddy Bear Surgery, the Anatomy Lab, Principles of Disease Display, Toxic Garden and much more. There are also tours associated with some of the open houses and events planned by the University of Guelph's admissions office.

These events are a great way for high school students and their families to visit the campus and learn more about life as a University of Guelph student. For more details please click here.

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What Our Students Say

"OVC is a family of professors, instructors, administrators, and students dedicated to help you succeed and get the most out of your four years!" Kelly Fox, Class of 2015, from Hamburg NY, Canisius College

"My experience at OVC has been all that I had hoped and more. The people are friendly, the professors are excellent, and Guelph is a great place to live." Jeremy Shaba, Class of 2015, from West Bloomfield MI, Michigan State

 

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Welcome to your future

Each year, the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) accepts up to 15 U.S. and international students. This year, you could be one of those students.

Academically, OVC is consistently ranked as one of Canada's top universities. In fact, we're renowned worldwide for excellence in teaching, research and service, with graduates of the program practicing veterinary medicine, conducting research or working in related industry across the globe.

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Step-by-Step Admissions

The Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph attracts students who rank among Canada's best, enabling us to provide a challenging academic environment and an educational experience that is diverse and emphasizes a collaborative learning approach. 

 

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Founded in 1862, OVC is the oldest veterinary school in Canada and the United States. OVC is located in Ontario, at the University of Guelph, and is a short drive from one of Canada's largest and well-known hubs of activity and culture, Toronto. A drive north takes you to the first of Canada's many popular lakes, known for clear waters and havens of nature.

Academically, OVC is consistently ranked as one of Canada's top universities. In fact, we're renowned worldwide for excellence in teaching, research and service, with graduates of the program practicing veterinary medicine, conducting research or working in related industry across the globe.

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