The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is accredited by the following bodies:
The accreditation process involves a very comprehensive and detailed examination of a collegeís programs and aspirations. A comprehensive self-study is conducted by the institution in close association with the AVMA-COE, and the accreditation team conducts an extensive site visit in which they rigorously inspect and evaluate the physical plant and facilities, budgets, operations, and policies. They also conduct extensive interviews with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and university administrators in order to ascertain their perspectives on the strengths and weaknesses of the collegeís programs.
Learn more about AVMA COE accreditation.
Visit the Office for Academic Affairs website for information on the college's board examination pass rates.
Earning AAALAC accreditation is a rigorous process that involves a detailed examination of an organization's institutional policies, procedures and performance regarding animal care and use in the areas of research, education, testing and breeding. Teams of professionals evaluate a comprehensive written document and conduct a site visitation that analyzes institutional performance in animal husbandry, veterinary care, physical plant and other areas.
Along with meeting all applicable local and national regulations regarding the use of animals in science, AAALAC accredited institutions must also demonstrate that they are achieving standards outlined in the National Research Council's Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals. Developed in 1996, those standards exceed those that are required by law.
Learn more about AAALAC accreditation.