Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine History

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Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine

Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine

History of Lincoln Memorial • Institution was chartered by the State of Tennessee in

History of Lincoln Memorial • Institution was chartered by the State of Tennessee in 1897 as Lincoln Memorial University. • Now has over 10 extended sites, main site is the Harrogate site. • Has several growing professional programs including the newest, Veterinary Medicine

Location • Located in Harrogate, Tennessee • Rural area of Tennessee about 50 miles

Location • Located in Harrogate, Tennessee • Rural area of Tennessee about 50 miles from Knoxville. • Approximately 4, 000 students (undergraduate, professional)

The College of Veterinary Medicine • The first class will be in 2014. •

The College of Veterinary Medicine • The first class will be in 2014. • Implemented hands on work starting the first semester. • Strongly tied to One Health- optimizing the health of animals, people and the environment. Selective outreach service activities, and collaborative research with the human medical community.

More Information • LMU does not have Teaching Hospital • BUT, Instead, LMU will

More Information • LMU does not have Teaching Hospital • BUT, Instead, LMU will place the students in ‘real world’ clinical settings • Large Animal Teaching and Research Center 1, 000 acre facility for education, research and service. Students will work at this facility years 13.

Admissions • Applications through VMCAS- October 2 nd deadline • Applications due on November

Admissions • Applications through VMCAS- October 2 nd deadline • Applications due on November 30 th- Normally [email protected] edu http: //www. lmunet. edu/cvm/Admissions

2014 Application • You can still seek admission to LMU-CVM! Direct Admissions are open

2014 Application • You can still seek admission to LMU-CVM! Direct Admissions are open October 7, 2013 through December 31, 2013. You must indicate your official intent to apply by December 9, 2013 (12: 00 p. m. ) • FOR THE DIRECT ADMISSIONS FORM TO LMUCOLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE SELECT THE IMAGE BELOW Please save the PDF to your computer before adding your information. E-mail the completed form to direct. [email protected] edu • Application online-

Admissions Requirements • Minimum 2. 8 GPA to apply • Pre-requisite courses • GRE

Admissions Requirements • Minimum 2. 8 GPA to apply • Pre-requisite courses • GRE scores- Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic

Pre-Requisite Courses • In Quarter Units: • • 10 units Biology with lecture and

Pre-Requisite Courses • In Quarter Units: • • 10 units Biology with lecture and lab 4 units of Genetics lecture 4 units of Biochemistry lecture 8 units of ‘advanced’ biology- Anatomy, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Physiology, Virology 10 units of Organic Chemistry lecture and lab 10 units of Inorganic Chemistry lecture and lab 4 units of Physics- no lab needed 4 units of Statistics

Cont. Courses • • 8 units of English 4 units speech communication 4 units

Cont. Courses • • 8 units of English 4 units speech communication 4 units of History- World History preferred 8 units of Social and Behavioral Sciences- Anthropology, Economics, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology etc.

Admissions Process • 1. Apply to LMU by completing the ‘on-line’ admissions through VMCAS.

Admissions Process • 1. Apply to LMU by completing the ‘on-line’ admissions through VMCAS. (By October 2 nd) • 2. Complete the LMU supplemental material (the rest by November 30 th) • 3. Official Transcripts • 4. GRE- Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic • 5. PPI’s- Personal Potential Index- Electronic submissions of 4 letters through Educational Testing Services: • • A. Veterinarian B. University Faculty C. University Faculty OR Veterinarian D. Previous or Current employer

Selection Process • CVM will look at several things when going over the application

Selection Process • CVM will look at several things when going over the application • • • 1. GPA, and TRENDS. 2. Grades in individual courses 3. College Curriculum 4. GRE Scores 5. Interview 6. Animal Experience 7. Extra Activities 8. Letters 9. Communication skills

Interviews • Invited to interview based on application • Half hour interview with an

Interviews • Invited to interview based on application • Half hour interview with an admissions committee member.

Cost • Tuition will range from $40, 000 to $46, 000 over the 4

Cost • Tuition will range from $40, 000 to $46, 000 over the 4 years. • Total cost of attendance- Including tuition, fees, books and supplies, insurance, room and board, personal expenses, and transportation. • • Year 1: $65, 000 Year 2: $66, 000 Year 3: $68, 000 Year 4: $75, 000 • Questions on finances: wendy. [email protected] edu

Contacts • www. LMUnet. edu/cvm • Office of Veterinary Admissions Veterinaryadmissions@lmunet. edu Dr. Robert

Contacts • www. LMUnet. edu/cvm • Office of Veterinary Admissions [email protected] edu Dr. Robert Lester- Assistant Dean for Clinical Relations robert. [email protected] edu • Tod Schadler- Associate Dean of Student Services • Tod. [email protected] edu