Confirm your interest in veterinary medicine, prepare academically and develop the necessary skills and experience:
Identify pre-requisite courses, and the classes at UC San Diego or elsewhere to meet them.
This is a general guideline. Please check individual schools for their specific pre-requisites:
One year of biology
One year of general chemistry
**One year of organic chemistry (FAQ)
As an example, view UC Davis Admissions Criteria and Profile of Accepted Applicants
Read about individual vet schools’ Admission Requirements
Join the UC San Diego Pre-Veterinary Student Association.
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