The University of Georgia is located in Athens-Clarke County, with a population of over 100,000. Georgia’s Classic City is a prospering community that reflects the charm of the Old South while growing in culture and industry (www.visitathensga.com). Athens is just over an hour away from the north Georgia mountains and the metropolitan area of Atlanta, and just over 5 hours away from the Atlantic coast.
In 1785, Georgia became the first state to grant a charter for a state-supported university. In 1801 the first students came to the newly formed frontier town of Athens. The University of Georgia has grown into an institution with 16 schools and colleges and more than 2,889 faculty members and 34,519 students.
For specific application information (availability, deadlines, fees, and VMCAS participation), please refer to the contact information listed above.
Residency implications:Georgia retains up to 19 positions for contract students. Contracts are with Delaware (maximum 2 seats) and South Carolina (maximum 17 seats). The balance of those admitted are residents of Georgia or nonresident, non-contract applicants. International applications are accepted. Total number of students admitted each year: 114.
SUMMARY OF ADMISSIONS PROCEDURES
VMCAS application deadline: September 17, 2018 at 11:59PM Eastern Time
Supplemental application deadline:September 17, 2018 at 1 PM Eastern Time (The deadline to request a supplemental application account will be posted on our website).
GRE score deadline: September 17, 2018 (scores must be submitted electronically from ETS) (Applicant must use code 5752).
Decision letters mailed:early-middle February
School begins: mid-August. A required 3-day orientation will precede the start of classes.
Deposit (to hold place in class): $500; $750 for non-resident, non-contract students.
Deferments:one-year deferments considered on a case-by-case basis.
The admissions procedure includes a file evaluation. There are no interviews.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS
Program of Study
Required undergraduate GPA:cumulative GPA of 3.00 or greater on a 4.00 scale or a combined score on the GRE verbal and quantitative sections of 308 or higher.
Is a Bachelor’s Degree Required? no
Is this an International School?no
PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION
To view our prerequisite courses for admission to the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine please visit our website at vet.uga.edu/admissions/requirements.
Estimated Tuition Resident:approx. $19,436
Estimated Tuition Contract:approx. $19,436
Estimated Tuition Non-Resident:$48,516
Standardized examinations: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test (including the analytical writing portion) must be completed within the 5 years immediately preceding the deadline for receipt.
VMCAS Participation: full
Accepts International Students? yes
Combined DVM-graduate degree programs are available:
- DVM-MPH Veterinarians in Public Health
- DVM/PhD Veterinary Medical Scientist Training Program
Application Deadline: 9/17/2018
VMCAS Application Deadline: 9/17/2018