Biological and Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

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Cornell Combined DVM/PhD Degree Program

Program Information

The Combined Degree Program is designed to provide students with the resources and support necessary to succeed in the program and in their subsequent careers.

Program Guidelines:
Cornell Combined DVM-PhD Program Student/Faculty Guidelines 2013-14

Financial Benefits and Guidelines:
DVM/PhD degree students will receive substantial financial incentives to complete both degrees. Stipends will be paid during summer laboratory rotations and throughout the PhD portion of the program. Tuition and fees will be paid during the PhD portion of the program, but the student will be responsible for these costs during the time they are enrolled in the DVM curriculum. Tuition paid as a DVM student, not including interest on loans, will be reimbursed upon completion of the DVM/PhD program. Health insurance, through Cornell's SHIP (Student Health Insurance Plan), will be provided throughout the seven years of training.