Oklahoma State University
Office of Admissions
112 McElroy Hall
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater OK 74078-2003
Telephone: (405) 744-6961
Fax: (405) 744-0356
Oklahoma State University is
located in Stillwater, which has a population of about 46,000. Stillwater is in
north central Oklahoma about 65 miles from Oklahoma City and 69 miles from
Tulsa. The campus is exceptionally beautiful, with modified Georgian-style architecture
in the new buildings. It encompasses 840 acres and more than 60 major academic
Three major buildings form the
veterinary medicine complex. The oldest, McElroy Hall, houses the William E.
Brock Memorial Library and Learning Center, as well as classrooms and
laboratories. The Boren Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital provides modern facilities
for both academic and clinical instruction. Completing the triad is the
Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory, which provides teaching
resources for students in the professional curriculum and diagnostic services
to Oklahoma agriculture and industry. The College of Veterinary Medicine is
fully accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association. Faculty members
in the three academic departments share responsibility for the curriculum.
These departments are Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Pathobiology, and
entering class size is 106, which includes 58 Oklahoma residents
and 48 non-residents. A non-resident contract seat is available through AR.
OF ADMISSION PROCEDURES
, September 15, 2017 at 12 Midnight Eastern Time
hold place in class):
resident, $100.00; nonresident, $500.00
The admission procedure consists
of evaluation of both academic and nonacademic criteria. The Admissions Committee
considers all factors in the applicant’s file, but the following are especially
important: academic achievement; familiarity with the profession and sincerity of
interest; recommendations; test scores; extracurricular activities; character,
personality, and commitment for a career in veterinary medicine. The committee
selects those applicants considered most capable of excelling as veterinary
medical students and who possess the greatest potential for success in the
veterinary medical profession.
a minimum GPA of 2.8 (on a 4.00 scale) is required in
prerequisite courses. The mean cumulative GPA of the 2016 entering class was 3.609.
credit accepted if documented on college transcript.
Is a Bachelor’s
Is this an
Number of Hours/Credits
English, Speech, or Composition
Math (College Algebra - No
Organic Chemistry (5-hour survey accepted)
1 & 2
$ 20,780 (tuition + fees for one full year)
45,890 (tuition + fees for one
Graduate Record Examination (GRE), general test is
required. The class of 2020 had mean scores of 153 verbal, 152 quantitative,
and analytical of 4.0. Scores must be sent to code 6558 by October 15.
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