Applying to Veterinary Schools

If you plan to enter a veterinary school immediately after your senior year, you should apply in the summer between your junior and senior year:

1. Application Meeting: In the spring of your junior year, call 785-864-2834 to schedule a meeting with a Premedical Advisor.

2. Graduate Record Exam (GRE): These scores are the largest single factor for admission to K-State, 40% of an applicant's score. So, be sure to thoroughly review and practice for the test!

3. Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS)You'll have your recommendation letters and transcripts sent through VMCAS. Aim to complete your application by August 1st, and September 15th is the deadline.

4. Secondary Applications: Aim to complete the K-State College of Veterinary Medicine Supplemental Application by September 1st, and be certain K-State receives your GRE scores, VMCAS application and letters, and supplemental application by September 15th!

5. Interview: At K-State, interviews are held in December and January. You can call 785-864-2834 to schedule a one-hour practice interview with a Premedical Advisor.

For more information, see Applicant FAQ.

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