On Friday, June 15, 2012, the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) conferred 128 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at the Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts in Davis, California.
The SVM is proud of its 128 new Doctors who will embark on various careers in veterinary medicine.
Demographics Upon Entry
The Class of 2012 was selected from a pool of 1,178 applicants.
The Class consisted of 104 females and 27 males for a total of 131 upon admissions.
The ethnicity distribution was as follows:
1 African American/Black
14 Asian/Other Asian
3 Hispanic/Mexican American/Other Spanish
24 Declined to state
The average entry ages was 24 with a range of 20 years of age to 45.
Upon entry, students displayed the following interests in veterinary medicine:
50- small animal
13 - equine
13 - mixed
11 - wildlife
6 - large animal
3 - lab animal
4 - small/equine
8 - research
4 - avian/exotics
7 - food animal
6 - zoo
2 - academics/teaching
3 - dairy
Academics Upon Entry
The average GPA was 3.56 with a 3.42 in the required sciences and a 3.62 in the last 45 semester units.
The average GRE scores were as follows:
Verbal- 79% (588 scaled score)
Quantitative - 75% (711 scaled score)
Analytical Writing - 67% (5.0 scaled score)
Educational Background Upon Entry
42 from the University of California, Davis
33 from the University of California
19 from the California State University
9 from other colleges within the state of California
28 from out-of-state universities
24 - B.A.
99 - B.S.
8 - No degree
14 - M.A./M.S.
5 - Ph.D.
53 - Animal-related sciences
53 - Biological sciences
9 - Natural/environmental Sciences
16 - Other
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