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Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)

A program of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges


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Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC):


The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) coordinates the national and international affairs of all 30 colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, 9 departments of veterinary science, 8 departments of comparative medicine,  and internationally, all 5 veterinary colleges in Canada, 13 international colleges of veterinary medicine in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and New Zealand, and  6 affiliate colleges of veterinary medicine. The AAVMC fosters the teaching, research and service activities of its members, both nationally and internationally. The AAVMC's mission is to provide leadership for and promote excellence in academic veterinary medicine to prepare the veterinary workforce with the scientific knowledge and skills required to meet societal needs through the protection of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.


Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)

VMCAS is a centralized application program for participating Veterinary Medical Colleges. Listed below are the  U.S. Veterinary Medical Colleges that participate in VMCAS, along with two Canadian Veterinary Medical Colleges, and international institutions.


VMCAS Colleges:

Auburn University

 

Missouri, University of

Colorado State University

 

North Carolina State University

Cornell University

 

Ohio State University

Edinburgh, University of

 

Oklahoma State University

Florida, University of

 

Oregon State University

Georgia, University of

 

Pennsylvania, University of

Glasgow, University of

 

Prince Edward Island, University of

Guelph, University of

 

Purdue University

Illinois - Urbana, University of

 

Ross University

Iowa State University

 

Royal Veterinary College - London

Kansas State University

 

St. George's University

Lincoln Memorial University

 

Tennessee, University of

Louisiana State University

 

University College Dublin

Massey University

 

University of California - Davis

Michigan State University

 

Vrginia-Maryland Regional College

Midwestern University

 

Washington State University

Minnesota, University of

 

Western University of Health Sciences

Mississippi State University

 

Wisconsin - Madison, University of


VMCAS Fee Structure:

Fee Reimbursement Program: Click HERE

VMCAS Required Materials:

Send these materials directly to VMCAS:

VMCAS Web Application

Minimum Three (3) Electronic Evaluations

VMCAS Application Fee

Transcripts (see Transcript Verification Page for Mailing Information)


Send these materials directly to the School(s):

Standardized Test Scores

Supplemental Applications / Fees / Additional Materials (if applicable)


Important VMCAS Dates & Deadlines:

VMCAS 2014/2015 application opens: June 5, 2014

Get S.E.T. for Verification: September 2nd, 2014 (Click HERE for more information)

VMCAS Application / Evaluation Deadline: October 2nd, 2014 (1pm Eastern Time)


The VMCAS Web Application deadline is 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on October 2, 2014

Late applications are not accepted under any circumstances

For more information on the VMCAS process, please visit: http://www.aavmc.org/vmcas.aspx


The Veterinary Medical School Admissions Requirements (VMSAR) Book :

VMSAR is a publication containing the admission requirements and contact information for all of the AAVMC member colleges. VMSAR also provides statistical data on numbers of applications and matriculates, and specific information on the slots available at each college. The AAVMC does not sell this book directly. For ordering information, please visit the Purdue University Press (publisher) Web site at http://www.thepress.purdue.edu/ or call (800) 247-6553 (distributor). The price is $35.00, excluding shipping costs.


VMCAS Contact Information

E-mail: vmcasinfo@vmcas.org

Student/Advisor Hotline: 617-612-2884

Fax: 617-612-2051

TRANSCRIPT MAILING ADDRESS: 

Send Transcripts to  :

            VMCAS – Transcripts

                         P.O. Box 9126

                         Watertown, MA 02471


Applicants are encouraged to deliver their VMCAS application as early as possible to allow time for Transcript Verification and to avoid any unforeseen circumstances that may cause delays on the applicant’s end such as web congestion, internet service provider problems, or credit card challenges. Page Last Updated May 8, 2014

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