Admissions

DVM student with client and her pet

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.

Information Sessions

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

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.

Start your application 

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. Visit the VetCamp website to learn more about the program.

Application Preparation Seminars

Applying to veterinary school in 2022? The UMN CVM will host two webinars this summer for candidates applying for fall 2023 admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program.
Each webinar will provide an overview of our DVM program, explain how applicants are evaluated, and offer tips on how to best prepare your application.  Come prepared to ask questions!

Register Here

Sessions will be held:
Wednesday, July 13, 2022
3:30 - 5:00 pm CDT

Tuesday, August 16, 2022
3:30 - 5:00 pm CDT

Questions? Contact us at [email protected]