VMCAS Application Information
Vet School Admissions 101
Students who are interested in pursuing veterinary school can work with a Pre-Professional Advisor to explore program options and ensure they are meeting requirements for their intended veterinary school. According to the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) there is not a unified set of veterinary school prerequisite courses; Veterinary program prerequisite coursework tends to vary by institution. It will be important for the student and advisor to work together to find potential veterinary schools and identify the prerequisite for their programs. Pre-Professional advisors will help pre-veterinary students identify potential programs, stay on track to meet requirements, and gather resources for veterinary program testing requirements.
The following courses are required by a majority of institutions according to the AAVMC*:
In addition, programs may require:
*Students will need to examine specific programmatic requirements for exact requirements.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to check the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS), the official guide of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), for more information on course requirements for specific veterinary schools.
Be sure to check the pre-pharmacy requirements for your intended veterinary school. VMCAS is updated annually and can be accessed online on the VMCAS Website. Veterinary schools also list their specific requirements on their websites, you can find a comprehensive list of veterinary schools and websites on the AAVMC’s website.
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