Research is at the heart of academic life at Tufts University. Cummings School is recognized for research contributions in infectious disease and global health, neuroscience, regenerative medicine, and specialty clinical and translational medicine and surgery. We offer our veterinary students valuable research experience through summer research training programs funded for over 25 years by the National Institutes of Health, foundations, and industry partners.
Cummings Veterinary Medical Center treats more than 80,000 patients per year.
Cummings School’s community is committed to preparing students for success. We foster open-minded, knowledgeable active citizens who are capable of effecting positive change. To date, more than 2,000 graduates have successfully entered careers in a variety of fields, ranging from general and specialty clinical practice and biomedical research to pioneering positions in international medicine, conservation medicine, human-animal interaction, and public health.
We value our strong partnership with Cummings Foundation and its long-term commitment to supporting our school’s mission of healing animals, helping humans and transforming global health.