From more than 7,700 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across the nation, 162 top-notch students were chosen for the Class of 2021 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
With 82 students coming from Ohio, the class of 2021 includes a four-time marathon runner, a competitive figure skater, an Artic researcher, a business owner, a Black Belt, and a third-generation veterinarian. Additionally, these students have spent many hours volunteering with organizations such as the Koala and Wildlife Hospital in Australia, Habitat for Humanity, American Red Cross, and the Ohio Wildlife Center.
Facts and figures can’t tell you everything about our newest incoming class but they can give you some insight into students that will be advancing our remarkable legacy. To learn more about our incoming class, please view the Class of 2021 Profile.
The Class of 2021 Learns OH-IO
Class of 2021 New Student Orientation
The class of 2021 new student orientation took place Thursday, August 17 thru Monday, August 20. Their three-day orientation schedule included the following:
- Thursday, August 17, the class spent the day participating in teambuilding activities at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building.
- Friday, August 18, the class of 2021 along with over 150 family members attended information sessions. In the afternoon, student ambassadors provided tours to students and family members and the college held a Health & Wellness Fair at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building as well as a Merchandise and Resource Fair.
- Monday, August 20, the class participated in strengths finders breakout sessions in the morning. During the afternoon, they meet in small groups with other new students from the health science colleges on campus.
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