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Accreditation and Awards

The Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE). Accreditation is renewed on a yearly basis with a full evaluation every seven years. The most recent full review was conducted in 2017 and the next full review is scheduled for 2024.

NAVLE Examination Pass Rates

The licensing examination for veterinarians is the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). The AVMA COE requires a minimum pass rate of 80 percent to maintain full accreditation. Performance of OSU College of Veterinary Medicine graduates is shown in the following table.

Year Students Taking Exam Students Passing Exam Percent Passing
2014 90 89 99
2015 87 85 98
2016 88 86 98
2017 74 74 100
2018 80 80 100
2019 84 84 100
2020 88 88 100
2021 93 87 94
2022 108 99 92

*The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program at the OSU-CVM meets all the educational requirements for eligibility for licensure in all 50 states.


CVM Award Recipients are listed for each award. Click on the award name to view the recipient list.

Dean Clarence H. McElroy Award

Dean Harry W. Orr Memorial Award

Regents Distinguished Research and Distinguished Teaching Awards

Zoetis Research and Zoetis Teaching Awards

Eminent Faculty and Regents Professors

Current Year Scholarship Awards