“What is a “standard” amount of financial aid offered by vet schools? I know it varies a lot, but would you say it’s easy to get some aid?”
“Can Dept of Education Stafford loans cover the entire veterinary program? Are there options for anyone unable to secure a co-signer?”
The “standard” amount of financial aid offered for your veterinary education is defined by the Cost of Attendance (COA) published by each school. The COA includes Tuition & Fees as well as living expenses.
Choosing a career is more complicated than deciding what to have for dinner or where to go on vacation. Whether you’ve just begun thinking about veterinary medicine as a career or it’s been a lifelong dream, you probably have some questions about how to get there and what you may have to give up along the way.
This post is part of our common questions about becoming a veterinarian and their answers section of our blog. Check out more under the veterinary questions and answers category. We also encourage you to add your own voice and send us your questions. Chances are, if you’re wondering about something, someone else is too.
Hi, I’m starting community college next fall and I just wanted to know what classes do you guys recommend for me to take that will benefit me and my plan in becoming a veterinarian. My plan is to graduate high school this year and go to DVC then transfer to UC Davis for their veterinary medicine program. I want to be prepared as I can be!