About the Texas A&M VMBS and our DVM Students & Alumni
Thank you for your interest in recruiting our Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) professional program students and alumni for your business or practice.
- The professional veterinary program at Texas A&M University is one of the oldest and most prestigious programs of its kind in the world.
- For more than 100 years, we have made the world a better place by teaching future veterinarians and scientists.
- We are the oldest school of veterinary medicine in the state of Texas and among the 40 North American members of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).
- The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) is home to more than 580 intelligent, dedicated, and passionate professional DVM students who will become the future of veterinary medicine.
- In 2018, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranked the VMBS fourth in the nation and 10th in the world, placing the VMBS first in the SEC.
- In the 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings of the nation’s best schools and programs, the VMBS tied for fourth among the 30 American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited veterinary schools in the U.S.
DVM Graduate Salary Information
Each year as graduation approaches, veterinary employers begin to think about recruiting the brightest students available.
Employers usually have many questions regarding benefits, salary ranges, and tips on how to recruit the perfect new employee.
- The starting salaries of graduating veterinarians, and veterinary medical salaries in general, have recovered from the recent U.S. economic downturn.
- Salaries have been increasing at a rate greater than inflation.
- There are several pay scale information sites to help guide veterinary employers in deciding what scale they should offer a new graduating veterinarian from Texas A&M.
- Texas A&M DVM graduates are extremely competitive in the market.
- Recent DVM new graduate salaries have approached $70,000 (2014–15).
- Employers will also want to consider other variables when deciding pay scales for Texas A&M DVM graduates:
- Business Plan for your company or practice
- Cost of Living scale (city versus rural)
- Competitiveness of your market
- Independent barriers for your market
- Level of experience or specialization needed in an applicant
Engaging Our DVM Students & Alumni
- Post your summer employment, externship, and career opportunities on our Veterinary & Biomedical Job Board through December 2020.
- On January 1, 2020, the Veterinary & Biomedical Job Board will be eliminated.
- We encourage employers to post their summer employment, externship, and career opportunities on the Texas A&M Career Center’s HireAggies platform.
- Help documentation about how to sign up and post a job opportunity on the HireAggies platform is available.
- Consider becoming an exhibitor at our annual Veterinary Job & Externship Fair held each Fall semester.