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About Cummings School

Cummings School faculty advance science, improve patient care and most importantly assure that our students approach the veterinary profession with knowledge-filled, open minds, and the drive to make a difference in the world.
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Milestones and Achievements


1978: Tufts University established School of Veterinary Medicine, New England’s only veterinary school. Doors opened in 1979 in Boston, MA as a “One Medicine” program with shared pre-clinical instruction with Tufts School of Medicine. Partnership with Angell Memorial Animal Hospital in Boston provided the first clinical teaching venue.