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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 29 colleges of veterinary medicine in the United States, 9 departments of veterinary science, 9 departments of comparative medicine, 3 other veterinary medical educational institutions, and internationally, all 5 veterinary colleges in Canada, 11 international colleges of veterinary medicine in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, the Netherlands and New Zealand, and two 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 26 U.S. Veterinary Medical Colleges that participate in VMCAS, along with two Canadian Veterinary Medical Colleges, and international institutions.

VMCAS Colleges

Auburn University

University of Edinburgh

University of California-Davis

North Carolina State University

Colorado State University

Ohio State University

Cornell University

Oklahoma State University

University College of Dublin

Oregon State University

University of Florida

University of Pennsylvania

University of Georgia

Purdue University

University of Illinois-Urbana

Ross University

St. George’s University

Iowa State University

University of Tennessee

Kansas State University

Virginia-Maryland Regional College

Louisiana State University

Washington State University

Massey University

University of Wisconsin

Michigan State University

University of Glasgow

Midwestern University

University of Minnesota

University of Guelph

Mississippi State University

University of Prince Edward Island

University of Missouri

Western University

Murdoch University

Royal Veterinary College

VMCAS Fee Structure

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 2013/2014 application opens: Early June, 2013

Transcripts to VMCAS Deadline: September 1st, 2013

VMCAS Application / Evaluation Deadline: October 2nd, 2013 (1pm Eastern Time)

Fall Transcripts to VMCAS Deadline: February 1st, 2014

The VMCAS Web Application deadline is 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on October 2, 2013 .

Late applications are not accepted under any circumstances

For more information on the VMCAS process, please visit:

Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements Book (VMSAR)

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 $22.95, excluding shipping costs.

VMCAS Contact Information


Student/Advisor Hotline: 617-612-2884

Fax: 617-612-2051

Mail : VMCAS will have a new address to send your transcripts to.

Please watch this space for updates !

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 March/07/2013

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