Your Path to Working with Animals in Veterinary Medicine

的re are 30 schools or colleges of veterinary medicine (CVMs) in the U.S. that are accredited or have accreditation pending. 入学 to veterinary school is competitive, and veterinary schools review a candidate’s eligibility on multiple factors such as GPA, 标准化考试成绩, and service and volunteer experience. Pre-Vet is considered an area of interest, in addition to your chosen major. Veterinary schools accept a variety of majors, as long as a student fulfills all requirements for admission.


Prerequisites vary from program to program. 请检查 the Summary of Course Prerequisites 所提供的 the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) 欲知详情.

Students planning to apply to the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine, should review 他们特定的先决条件.

服务 & 志愿服务

Veterinarians and other health care professionals are expected to perform community service while in school. Career and Professional Development can assist you in researching service and volunteer opportunities; following are a few local opportunities.

What Entrance Exam is Required and When Should I Take It?

研究生 Record Examination (GRE) is required by most veterinary schools, while some also require the 生物学 GRE. Some programs will accept the Medical College 入学 Test (MCAT) in place of the GRE. Testing and application deadlines vary by program. 访问 the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) 有关详细信息,.

View the test centers, dates, and seat availability.

选择测试日期时, make sure your scores will be reported in time for your application deadlines (which vary from program to program). 对于计算机交付的测试, score reports are sent to your designated score recipients approximately 10–15 days after your test date. Please allow time for delivery of scores and processing by the institution.

You can take the computer-delivered GRE revised General Test 每21天一次,直到 五次 within any continuous rolling 12-month period. This applies even if you canceled your scores on a previous test. You may take the paper-delivered GRE revised General Test as often as it is offered.


审查 the application overview and resources 所提供的 the Veterinary Medical College Application 服务 (VMCAS) 有关详细信息,.