2017 AVMA Council on Education Accreditation  
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University has received Accredited status from the American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education (AVMA COE). Learn more

AVMA Council on Education
Accreditation by the AVMA Council on Education (COE) represents the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. Find out more information about the AVMA Council on Education and learn more about the 11 standards associated with the COE. 

The college consistently produces high pass rates on the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). The AVMA COE requires an 80% pass rate. ISU CVM pass rates for the past 5 years are:

  • 2022 - 96%
  • 2021 - 98%
  • 2020 - 96%
  • 2019 - 99%
  • 2018 - 95%