Veterinary School Admission Criteria

Academic Credentials (50-60%)

  • Overall Grade point average ……………….25-30%
  • Standardized Test Scores (GRE, MCAT) ……….25-30%

Quality of Academic Program (5-10%)

  • Prerequisite Course and overall Grade point averages
  • Course selection: major, overall program
  • Academic minor, research projects, teaching assistantships 

Veterinary and Related Work Experiences (20%)

  • Veterinary and animal related experience and employment.
  • Non-veterinary experience and employment.
  • Research, veterinary specialty interests and experience.

Personal Attributes, Interests and Achievements (10-15%)

  • Leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Community service, social awareness
  • Work ethic, ability to handle stress
  • Interests, hobbies

Personal Essay (5%)

  • Communication Skills
  • Motivation for career in veterinary medicine

Letters of Evaluation (5%)

  • Employers
  • Professors
  • Academic Advisor