Admissions

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Important Announcements

Prerequisite course updates
Our prerequisite course requirements will change for admission to the Class of 2027 (admit term fall 2023). Read more about these changes here.

CVM discontinues use of GRE scores in applicant evaluation
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.

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Information Sessions

Learn more about a career in veterinary medicine, veterinary education, and admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program.

VetCamp

Developed and taught by DVM students, this three-hour interactive program educates students in grades 9-12 about careers in veterinary medicine, through hands-on learning activities and games.

Apply to Join the Class of 2027!

The application deadline to join the class of 2027 is September 15, 2022. 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.

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