Grafton, Mass. — The Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University has earned full reaccreditation from the American Veterinary
Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education (COE).
The reaccreditation process included a 50-page self-evaluation document generated by the school and a site visit in October
by a six-member delegation from the COE. That process resulted in the COE awarding Tufts the maximum reaccreditation period
"This renewal of our accreditation is a validation of the role that our faculty, staff, policies and facilities play in the
education of veterinarians and in moving the veterinary profession forward," says Deborah T. Kochevar, DVM, PhD, dean of the
Since its last accreditation bid and site visit in 2004, Tufts has invested nearly $61 million in infrastructure enhancements
and expanded the business and surgical components of its curriculum, the school reports.