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  1. Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine

  2. 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

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

  4. 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.

  5. 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 1-3.

  6. Admissions • Applications through VMCAS- October 2nd deadline • Applications due on November 30th- Normally Veterinaryadmissions@lmunet.edu http://www.lmunet.edu/cvm/Admissions

  7. 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 LMU-COLLEGE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE SELECT THE IMAGE BELOW 
Please save the PDF to your computer before adding your information. E-mail the completed form to directCVMadmissions@lmunet.edu • Application online-

  8. Admissions Requirements • Minimum 2.8 GPA to apply • Pre-requisite courses • GRE scores- Verbal, Quantitative, and Analytic

  9. 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

  10. 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.

  11. Admissions Process • 1. Apply to LMU by completing the ‘on-line’ admissions through VMCAS. (By October 2nd) • 2. Complete the LMU supplemental material (the rest by November 30th) • 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

  12. 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

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

  14. 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.metz@lmunet.edu

  15. Contacts • www.LMUnet.edu/cvm • Office of Veterinary Admissions Veterinaryadmissions@lmunet.edu Dr. Robert Lester- Assistant Dean for Clinical Relations robert.lester@lmunet.edu • TodSchadler- Associate Dean of Student Services • Tod.schadler@LMUnet.edu