Pre-Veterinary Program

Pre-veterinary majors at George Fox study in a Christian university environment that integrates faith with learning.

For students interested in pursuing a career as a veterinarian, George Fox University offers majors that satisfy the prerequisites to gain admission into veterinary school. Students who wish to pursue a career as a veterinarian typically major in biology or chemistry. They may, however, choose any academic major the university offers as long as they take certain specific courses required of their veterinary school of choice.

George Fox University offers all of the science and mathematics courses required by veterinary schools in the region. The university also offers undergraduate research and clinical job shadowing opportunities, and many George Fox students have engaged in research both at the university and at Oregon Health and Science University.

Points of Distinction

Broad curriculum

Students take a liberal-arts curriculum that helps broaden perspectives and contributes to an appreciation and understanding of all aspects of society. All classes are taught from a Christian worldview where faith is integrated with learning.

Faculty expertise

Our professors are current in their fields and care about each student who comes through the door. Instructors are accessible both inside and outside the classroom.

Why George Fox?

Christ-centered community

Our faith influences everything we do here, from the way our professors teach to the way we relate to one another and serve in the community.

Global opportunities

More than half of George Fox undergraduate students study abroad, ranking George Fox among the nation's leaders in study abroad participation (U.S. News & World Report).

Small classes

Our 14-to-1 student-to-faculty ratio means you'll get to know your professors on a personal level.

National recognition

George Fox University is a Christian university classified by U.S. News & World Report as a first-tier national university, and Forbes ranks George Fox among the highest Christian colleges in the country.