Recruiting High-Quality Future Professionals
Admissions and Recruitment Committee
The rigors and responsibilities of modern veterinary medicine require the best and the brightest students.
The AAVMC conducts short and long-range examinations of the profession’s
applicant pool, ensuring the availability of a stream of highly
The applicant pool for those aspiring to become veterinarians remains
strong, in spite of highly publicized veterinary economic issues
regarding salaries, workforce opportunities, tuition costs, and student
The AAVMC works closely with admissions personnel at member institutions
and sponsors conferences, meetings and related symposia to support
admissions and recruitment. The AAVMC is developing a national
recruitment strategy to help identify, inspire and recruit those
students best suited for careers in veterinary medicine.
The AAVMC’s Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) is
continually upgraded to provide prospective students and member
institutions with highly efficient student recruitment and applicant