Admissions

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Important Announcements 

Update for the Class of 2026!

After careful consideration, the UMN CVM will discontinue the use of Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores in DVM applicant evaluation, starting with the Class of 2026 (admit term fall 2022). Read more about how applicants are evaluated here

Join the Class of 2026!

The application window to join the class of 2026 opens January 2021 and closes September 15, 2021. Please view the planning guide for more details. Visit the How to Apply page for specific instructions on submitting an application. View our application checklist for a summary of materials to submit with your application (transcripts, letters of reference, etc.).

Application Preparation Seminars

Applying to the Class of 2026? Attend a summer Application Preparation Seminar for an overview of the applicant evaluation process, plus tips and advice for submitting a competitive application. Register for this event.

Opportunities on campus 

Information Session

Information Session ONLINE ONLY due to COVID-19 restrictions 

Attend an Information Session to learn more about a career in veterinary medicine, veterinary education, and admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. In-person visits and hospital tours are suspended until further notice. 

2021 information sessions will be held from 4-5:15 pm CST on the following dates:

May 10, 2021
June 14, 2021