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MU CVM Accreditation Information

The University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE). Accreditation is renewed on a yearly basis with a full evaluation every 7 years. The most recent full review was conducted in 2013 and the next full review is scheduled for 2020.

NAVLE Examination Pass Rates

The licensing examination for veterinarians is the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). The AVMA COE requires a minimum pass rate of 80% to maintain full accreditation. Performance of University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine graduates is shown in the following table.  Data includes the ultimate pass rate of the graduating class for the combined December and April testing dates.

YEAR
STUDENTS TAKING EXAM(S)
STUDENTS PASSING EXAM(S)
PERCENT PASSING
NATIONAL PERCENT PASSING
2008
65
64
98%
97%
2009
70
70
100%
97%
2010
64
64
100%
98%
2011
69
69
100%
97%
2012
70
70
100%
96%
2013
102
100
98%
96%
2014
112
111
99%
95%

In addition successfully completing a professional veterinary education, most states require state and national licensing examinations to meet requirements to practice. Please visit the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME; www.nbvme.org) and the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB; www.aavsb.org) websites for further information.

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Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-3554
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Last Update: November 4, 2014