DVM Program

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Start your DVM Journey with St. Matthew's University

St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine, located on Cayman Islands in the Caribbean, offers a DVM program that parallels the training at top American and Canadian medical veterinary schools. Our community of expert faculty actively supports our students in a close-knit community that is designed to fully train and prepare veterinarians. St. Matthew's is a member institution of the Association of American Veterinary Colleges (AAVMC) since 2005.

Clinical rotations

Our clinical programs provide a wide range of small and large animal hospital experiences, with the goal of integrating and expanding upon your preclinical studies.

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Scholarship and Loans

We offer academic merit scholarships up to $35,000 to help qualified applicants finance their education

Discover Life as a Veterinary Medicine Student on the Beautiful Island of Grand Cayman

Read what our graduates have to say about our experienced faculty, small class sizes, and  the curriculum we offer at St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine. Like you, they wanted to make a difference in the world, and with a Veterinary degree from St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine, they have achieved it.

Currently an emergency veterinarian at Diamond Veterinary Hospital, in Seattle area.

Dr. Shields had such a positive impact on me I felt I could pay it forward and be a positive.

My experiences at St. Matthew's University have been extraordinary and I am beyond grateful to have had the opportunity to attend school in the Cayman Islands.

Daniel Mullins, DVM,


Dr. Raeann Foste,


Dr. Joseph D'Abbraccio,


Funding your DVM

We know that pursuing your dream of a veterinary education is an investment, and qualified St. Matthew's University students benefit from a range of private and public funding options.

St. Matthew's Scholarships

St. Matthew's offers significant merit-based scholarships for students, up to a maximum of $35,000 (USD).

Our DVM Degree Program

Basic Sciences 

The seven semesters of the Basic Science Curriculum can be summarized quite simply: first, you learn the basics such as Anatomy, Physiology, and Pharmacology, and then you apply that knowledge in Clinical Skills and Surgery courses.

Clinical Medicine  

St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine has arrangements with numerous U.S. and Canadian Colleges of Veterinary Medicine to provide the important bridge from academic classroom settings to hands-on, real-world settings.

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