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DVM Admissions

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
S2-009 Schurman Hall
Ithaca, NY  14853

P: (607) 253-3766
F: (607) 253-3709

Admissions FAQs

FAQ: Prospective Students

Prerequisite Course Questions
GRE/MCAT Questions
College Transcript Questions
Experience Questions
Animal, Veterinary, Biomedical Research

FAQ: High School Students

Is veterinary medicine right for me?
What courses should I take in high school?
Is veterinary experience important?
When can I enter veterinary college?
How do I choose an undergraduate college?
What should I study in college?
What college courses are required?
When may I apply to veterinary college?
How does Cornell evaluate DVM applications?
Can I visit the College of Veterinary Medicine and learn more about how to prepare for a future application?
How can I keep up to date about admissions requirements and any possible changes?

FAQ: Applicants

Cornell Suplemental Application
Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) Application
Animal, Veterinary, Biomedical Research Experience
Prerequisite Courses
Other Documents

FAQ: Transfer Applicants

How many seats for transfer students are available every year?
What class year will I transfer into Cornell’s DVM degree program?
Will I need to complete all the undergraduate prerequisite courses?
Is there a special application to complete?
What will you need me to send from my College of Veterinary Medicine?