Kansas State University
Office of Student Admissions
College of Veterinary Medicine
101 Trotter Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-5601
Telephone: (785) 532-5660
Fax: (785) 532-5884
Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, is located 125 miles west of Kansas City near Interstate 70. With a population of about 70,000 including KSU, Manhattan is in an area surrounded by many historical points of interest in a rich agricultural area of north central Kansas. Recreational activities abound in Manhattan and the surrounding area with fishing, boating, camping, and hunting among the favorites. Sporting events, theater, concerts, and excellent parks contribute to the many activities available. Kansans enjoy the four seasons, each of which brings its own special activities and events.
Kansas State University is on a beautiful 664-acre campus. The College of Veterinary Medicine opened in 1905. It is located on 80 acres just north of the main campus in 3 connected buildings.
For specific application information (availability, deadlines, fees, and VMCAS participation), please refer to the contact information listed above.
Supplemental Application: Available at http://www.vet.k-state.edu/admissions/apply/ between June 1 and September 15.
Contract tuition: resident tuition
Resident seats: approximately 45
Nonresident seats: approximately 62
Contract seats: 5 with North Dakota
Residency implications: to be eligible to be in the Kansas pool of applicants, the applicant must be a Kansas resident for tuition purposes at the time of application. International applicants are considered. Kansas has a contract for students from North Dakota.
SUMMARY OF ADMISSION PROCEDURES
VMCAS application deadline:Monday, September 17, 2018 at 11:59pm Eastern Time
Kansas State University supplemental application deadline: postmarked by Friday, September 15, 2018
Kansas residents: mid-December interviews scheduled
Nonresident: early January interviews scheduled
North Dakota: February interviews scheduled
Date acceptances mailed: within 6 weeks after interview
School begins: mid-August
Deposit (to hold place in class): $500.00
Deferments: may be considered by Admissions Committee for extraordinary circumstances.
An admission procedure is used including evaluation of science grades, evaluation of all 3 GRE scores, assessment of the application and narrative, and a personal interview.
30%: Prerequisite science GPA
30%: GRE test scores
40%: Interview score including:
Interview score including:
Prerequisites for Admission: Science courses must have been taken within six years of the date of enrollment in the professional program.
Required undergraduate GPA: the minimum required GPA to qualify for an interview is 2.80 on a 4.00 scale in both the prerequisite courses and the last 45 semester hours of undergraduate work. The most recent entering class had a mean prerequisite science GPA of 3.50.
AP credit policy: must appear on official college transcripts and be equivalent to the appropriate college-level coursework.
Course completion deadline: prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the spring term of the year in which admission is sought.
Standardized examinations: Graduate Record Examination (GRE), general test, is required of all applicants. Scores are required to be reported by September 15th.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS
Animal/veterinary work experience and knowledge
3 evaluations required by non-family members: one veterinarian, one academic or pre-professional advisor, one professor or other professional.
Is a Bachelor’s Degree Required? no
Is this an International School? no
PREREQUISITES FOR ADMISSION
||Number of Hours/Credits
|Expository Writing I and II
|Chemistry I and II
|General Organic Chemistry w/lab
|Physics I and II
|Principles of Biology or General Zoology
|Social Sciences and/or Humanities
Estimated Tuition Resident: $25,000
Estimated Tuition Contract: $25,000
Estimated Tuition Non-Resident: $55,000
Non-Resident: about 62
Graduate Record Examination (GRE), general test
VMCAS Participation: full
Accepts International Students? yes
Combined DVM-graduate degree programs are available.
Combined DVM-MPH degree programs are available.
Early Admission Program
The Veterinary Scholars Early Admission Program is designed for those students having a genuine desire to enter the veterinary profession who attend Kansas State University with an ACT score of 29 or greater or an equivalent SAT score and who complete a successful interview during the fall semester of their freshman undergraduate year.
Application Deadline: 9/15/2018