Purdue University is located in
one of the largest metropolitan centers in northwestern Indiana. Greater Lafayette
occupies a site on the Wabash River 65 miles northwest of Indianapolis and 126
miles southeast of Chicago. The combined population of the twin cities, Lafayette
and West Lafayette, exceeds 100,000. The community offers an art museum,
historical museum, 1,600 acres of public parks, and more than 60 churches of
all major denominations.
Purdue ranks among the 25 largest
colleges and universities in the nation. Students represent all 50 states and
many foreign countries. Purdue University has the third highest enrollment of
international students of any college in the United States. The Purdue
University College of Veterinary Medicine strives to become the leading
veterinary school for comprehensive education of the veterinary team and for
discovery and engagement in selected areas of veterinary and comparative biomedical
sciences. To better prepare individuals for veterinary medical careers in the twenty-first
century, our curriculum emphasizes the veterinary team approach,
problem-solving, and hands-on experiences.
For specific application information,
please refer to the contact information listed above. Purdue Veterinary
Medicine requires a brief supplemental
application. The application can be obtained at www.vet.purdue.edu/admissions.
The deadline for submission is September 15, 2016.
Each veterinary class has 84
students. The class will be seated with approximately 50% residents and 50%
OF ADMISSION PROCEDURES
Thursday, September 15, 2016 at 12 Midnight Eastern Time
hold place in class):
$250.00 for residents; $1,000.00 for nonresidents. Deposit
applied to tuition after matriculation.
deferments will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The admission process consists
A preliminary review based upon
grade point indices, test scores, and prerequisite course completion
An in-depth review of selected
A personal interview by
invitation is required
55% weight -
Grades, test scores, overall
academic performance (including academic rigor)
45% weight -
Animal, veterinary, research,
and general work experiences, extracurricular activities, leadership, personal
statement, overall presentation of application materials, honors and awards,
references, and interview
the mean cumulative GPA of the entering class in the fall
of 2015 for resident students was 3.78 on a 4.00 scale and for non-resident students
was 3.65 on a 4.00 scale. The minimum cumulative GPA required for consideration
is 3.0 on a 4.00 scale.
be accepted if it appears on official college transcripts by subject area and
is equivalent to the appropriate college-level coursework. Should your institution’s
official transcript not list the subject area, then you may submit an unofficial
transcript with a letter explaining this and indicating which prerequisite courses
are met by these credits.
Is a Bachelor’s
Is this an
Inorganic Chemistry (w/ lab) I
Inorganic Chemistry (w/ lab) II
Organic Chemistry (w/ lab) I
Organic Chemistry (w/ lab) II
Biochemistry (upper level)
Biology (w/ lab) I
Biology (w/ lab) II
Microbiology (w/ lab)
Physics (w/ lab) I
Physics (w/ lab) II
Purdue University will accept scores only of the revised
GRE. Scores must be submitted by the September 15th deadline. For the most
current GRE submission information, please see http://aavmc.org/gre2017.aspx.
Last Updated 3/17/2016 sam