Kansas State University
Office of Student Admissions
College of Veterinary Medicine
101 Trotter Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-5601
Telephone: (785) 532-5660
Fax: (785) 532-5884
Kansas State University in
Manhattan, Kansas, is located 125 miles west of Kansas City near Interstate 70.
With a population of about 70,000 including KSU, Manhattan is in an area
surrounded by many historical points of interest in a rich agricultural area of
north central Kansas. Recreational activities abound in Manhattan and the
surrounding area with fishing, boating, camping, and hunting among the
favorites. Sporting events, theater, concerts, and excellent parks contribute
to the many activities available. Kansans enjoy the four seasons, each of which
brings its own special activities and events.
Kansas State University is on a
beautiful 664-acre campus. The College of Veterinary Medicine opened in 1905.
It is located on 80 acres just north of the main campus in 3 connected
For specific application information
(availability, deadlines, fees, and VMCAS participation), please refer to the
contact information listed above.
Available at http://www.vet.k-state.edu/admissions/apply/
between June 1 and September 15.
with North Dakota
to be eligible to be in the Kansas pool of applicants, the
applicant must be a Kansas resident for tuition purposes at the time of
application. International applicants are considered. Kansas has a contract for
students from North Dakota.
, September 15, 2017 at 12 Midnight Eastern Time
University supplemental application deadline:
ostmarked by Friday, September 15, 2017
within 6 weeks after interview
hold place in class):
may be considered
by Admissions Committee for extraordinary circumstances.
An admission procedure is used
including evaluation of science grades, evaluation of all 3 GRE scores,
assessment of the application and narrative, and a personal interview.
30%: Prerequisite science GPA
40%: Test scores
30%: Interview score including:
Leadership in college and
Science courses must have been taken within six years of
the date of enrollment in the professional program.
the minimum required GPA to qualify for an interview is
2.80 on a 4.00 scale in both the prerequisite courses and the last 45 semester hours
of undergraduate work. The most recent entering class had a mean prerequisite
science GPA of 3.50.
appear on official college transcripts and be equivalent to the appropriate
prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the
spring term of the year in which admission is sought.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE), general test, scores are
required by September 15, unless all prerequisites are completed at Kansas State
REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS
experience and knowledge
3 evaluations required by non-family
members: one veterinarian, one academic or pre-professional advisor, one professor
or other professional.
Is a Bachelor’s
Is this an
Number of Hours/Credits
Expository Writing I and II
Chemistry I and II
General Organic Chemistry w/lab
Physics I and II
Principles of Biology or General
Social Sciences and/or Humanities
Graduate Record Examination
(GRE), general test
Combined DVM-graduate degree programs are available.
Combined DVM-MPH degree programs are available.
Early Admission Program
The Veterinary Scholars Early Admission Program is designed for those students having a genuine desire to enter the veterinary profession who attend Kansas State University with an ACT score of 29 or greater or an equivalent SAT score and who complete a successful interview during the fall semester of their freshman undergraduate year.
Application Deadline: 9/15/2017
Last Updated 3/21/2017 srb