B.Sc. On Campus

Veterinary Science

University of Nevada, Reno

48 months
22922 USD/year
22922 USD/year
7268 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The B.S. in Veterinary Science at University of Nevada, Reno is a pre-professional program through the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Veterinary Science.


The Veterinary Science program offered by University of Nevada, Reno produces outstanding results as can be seen by the number of students accepted into veterinarian schools and the manner in which Nevada's students succeed in these professional schools.


The university’s pre-veterinary program offers students intensive advisement, and internship with veterinary practitioners and scholarships from the Gordon MacMillan endowment. Students are selected by schools of veterinary medicine based on the following factors: high academic performance, written application, practical experience in some phase of veterinary medicine, references, motivation, personal interview, and results of written examinations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Elements of Livestock Production
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology Lecture 
  • Introduction Organismal Biology Lecture 
  • Principles of Biological Investigation  
  • Organic Chemistry for Scientists and Professionals 
  • Business and Professional Speaking
  • Principles of Genetics 
  • Advanced Nutrition Management  
  • Introductory Biochemistry 
  • Veterinary Physiology and Applied Anatomy
  • Disease Domestic Animals 
  • Physiology of Reproduction
  • Ethics and Economics of Biotechnology 
  • Animal Genetics and Breeding 
  • Range-Livestock Interactions
  • Meat Science and Muscle Biology
  • Animals in Human Cultures 
  • Sheep Management 
  • Beef Cattle Management 
  • Community Animal Health and Welfare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

To be admitted to an undergraduate degree program as a regular freshman student, you must be a graduate from an approved or accredited high school (GED certificate may not be used for admission) and satisfy the below requirements:

  • Required high school courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • GPA in the academic core courses: English, math, social sciences and natural sciences.
  • Standardized test scores are required for admission to the University of Nevada, Reno. The University accepts the ACT and SAT scores.
  • If you are a student who does not meet our academic GPA requirements, but have graduated with an Advanced Diploma from a Nevada high school, you will be granted admission to the University.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    22922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22922 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    22922 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22922 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7268 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Reno

860 - 1230 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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.

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Updated over a year ago

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