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The UT College of Veterinary Medicine (UTCVM), located in Knoxville, was established by an act of the Tennessee Legislature in 1974 and is part of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture.

UTCVM is one of 33 veterinary colleges in the United states and provides opportunities for Tennessee students while serving pet owners and the livestock industry as well as protecting public health, enhancing medical knowledge and generating economic benefits to the state and nation.

Medical Services

Community Services

Public Health

Healthy Herds

  • Improving Tennessee’s animal agriculture economy
  • Teaching herd health management skills to future veterinarians

Research Benefits

The College has research facilities on Cherokee Farm adjacent to the UT Medical Center at Knoxville. Satellite teaching/research facilities are located in Middle and West Tennessee.