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Auburn University

Office of Academic Affairs
Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
217 Goodwin / Overton
Auburn, AL 36849-5536
Phone: (334)884-2685


At Auburn, students have the opportunity to work in a collaborative environment with more than 100 na tionally and internationally recognized faculty to pursue needed answers to current challenges in areas such as biotechnology, oncology, criticl, genetics, infectious dis eases, molecular medicine, neuroscience, gene therapy and nanotechnology.



Evaluation criteria: Auburn University has a three part admission procedure, which entails an objective evalu ation (academic credentials), a subjective review (personal credentials & work experience with animals), and a personal interview.


Letters of Recommendation: Three electronic evaluations are required, one from a veterinarian, one from an employer who might be a 2nd veterinarian and the third should be from an academician (major professor or ad visor).


Students have the opportunity to work with more than 100 nationally and internationally recognized faculty.


Full participant in VMCAS.


Course requirements and semester hours

Written composition# 6

* Literature# 3

Fine Arts# 3

Humanities/fine arts elective# 6

* History# 3

Social/behavioral science electives# 9

Mathematics—precalculus with trigonometry# 3

Biology I with lab 4

Biology II with lab 4

Fundamentals of chemistry with lab 8

** Organic chemistry with lab 6

** Physics 8

Biochemistry 3

** Science electives 6

## Animal Nutrition 3

* Students must complete a 6-semester-hour sequence either in literature or in history.

** Organic chemistry, physics, and the two science electives must have been taken within 6 calendar years.

*** Science electives must be two of the following: genetics, microbiology, cell biology, comparative,  anatomy, histology, repro physiology, mammalian or animal physiology, parasitology,

embryology, or immunology.

# These requirements will be waived if the student has a bachelor’s degree.


## Will accept web based or correspondence course.


Application deadline: October 2

GRE score deadline: October 2

Noti fication of interview: January-February

Date interviews are held: February-March


Transcripts: Transcripts are no longer mailed to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

GRE Code: 1005

Register early to get your preferred test date and location.



Alabama and Contract students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 to be considered for admission. At-large applicants must have a 3.00 cumulative GPA for consideration.

Date acceptance notifications sent: March

Applicant’s response date: April 15

Freshman orientation (mandatory): August 5

Regular classes begin: August 11

Deposit (to hold place in class): none required

Deferments: not considered Transfer Students: no International Students: no


Is a Bachelor’s Degree Required? No

Is this an International School? No

VMCAS Participation: full

Accepts International Students? No



Estimated Tuition Resident: $17,858

Estimated Tuition Contract: $17,858

Estimated Tuition Non-Resident: $42,382



Resident: 40

Contract: 38

Non-Resident: 40



General GRE, verbal, quantitative and writing score


Application Deadline: 10/2/2014

Page updated: 05/01/

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