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Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)

A program of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges


Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC):

The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) coordinates the national and international affairs of all 30 colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, 9 departments of veterinary science, 8 departments of comparative medicine,  and internationally, all 5 veterinary colleges in Canada, 13 international colleges of veterinary medicine in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and New Zealand, and  6 affiliate colleges of veterinary medicine. The AAVMC fosters the teaching, research and service activities of its members, both nationally and internationally. The AAVMC's mission is to provide leadership for and promote excellence in academic veterinary medicine to prepare the veterinary workforce with the scientific knowledge and skills required to meet societal needs through the protection of animal resources, the promotion of public health, and the advancement of medical knowledge.

Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)

VMCAS is a centralized application program for participating Veterinary Medical Colleges. Listed below are the  U.S. Veterinary Medical Colleges that participate in VMCAS, along with two Canadian Veterinary Medical Colleges, and international institutions.

VMCAS Colleges:

Auburn University


Missouri, University of

Colorado State University


North Carolina State University

Cornell University


Ohio State University

Edinburgh, University of


Oklahoma State University

Florida, University of


Oregon State University

Georgia, University of


Pennsylvania, University of

Glasgow, University of


Prince Edward Island, University of

Guelph, University of


Purdue University

Illinois - Urbana, University of


Ross University

Iowa State University


Royal Veterinary College - London

Kansas State University


St. George's University

Lincoln Memorial University


Tennessee, University of

Louisiana State University


University College Dublin

Massey University


University of California - Davis

Michigan State University


Vrginia-Maryland Regional College

Midwestern University


Washington State University

Minnesota, University of


Western University of Health Sciences

Mississippi State University


Wisconsin - Madison, University of

VMCAS Fee Structure:

Fee Reimbursement Program: Click HERE

VMCAS Required Materials:

Send these materials directly to VMCAS:

VMCAS Web Application

Minimum Three (3) Electronic Evaluations

VMCAS Application Fee

Transcripts (see Transcript Verification Page for Mailing Information)

Send these materials directly to the School(s):

Standardized Test Scores

Supplemental Applications / Fees / Additional Materials (if applicable)

Important VMCAS Dates & Deadlines:

VMCAS 2014/2015 application opens: June 5, 2014

Get S.E.T. for Verification: September 2nd, 2014 (Click HERE for more information)

VMCAS Application / Evaluation Deadline: October 2nd, 2014 (1pm Eastern Time)

The VMCAS Web Application deadline is 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on October 2, 2014

Late applications are not accepted under any circumstances

For more information on the VMCAS process, please visit:

The Veterinary Medical School Admissions Requirements (VMSAR) Book :

VMSAR is a publication containing the admission requirements and contact information for all of the AAVMC member colleges. VMSAR also provides statistical data on numbers of applications and matriculates, and specific information on the slots available at each college. The AAVMC does not sell this book directly. For ordering information, please visit the Purdue University Press (publisher) Web site at or call (800) 247-6553 (distributor). The price is $35.00, excluding shipping costs.

VMCAS Contact Information


Student/Advisor Hotline: 617-612-2884

Fax: 617-612-2051


Send Transcripts to  :

            VMCAS – Transcripts

                         P.O. Box 9126

                         Watertown, MA 02471

Applicants are encouraged to deliver their VMCAS application as early as possible to allow time for Transcript Verification and to avoid any unforeseen circumstances that may cause delays on the applicant’s end such as web congestion, internet service provider problems, or credit card challenges. Page Last Updated May 8, 2014

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