Prospective D.V.M. Students
Welcome, DVM program applicants!
Applications for the Class of 2021 / 2017 application cycle will be accepted starting May 11, 2016, through September 15, 2016. Please visit the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) website for specific instructions on how to submit an application.
The application planning guide for the Class of 2021 / 2017 application cycle (admission into fall 2017 term) is now available here.
Pre-Veterinary Visit Day - Save the Date!
On Saturday, April 2, 2016, we will host our annual open house event for pre-veterinary groups and other prospective applicants. The sessions will include a presentation of our program and admissions process, a question and answer panel with current students, and a tour of our veterinary medical center. You can read more details here, and confirm your participation here.
Now Accepting VetFAST, VetLEAD, and Transfer Applications!
Applications are now being accepted for the VetFAST, VetLEAD, and Transfer Applicant programs. All applications and supporting materials are due Friday, April 29, 2016.
About the Program
The profession of veterinary medicine is dynamic, growing and on the forefront of improving the lives of animals and people while helping to keep the world a healthy and safe place.
The Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) is a fully accredited rigorous four-year professional program preceded by three to four years of pre-professional studies. The College of Veterinary Medicine is committed to preparing future leaders in companion animal, food animal, and public health practice, as well as research and education. University of Minnesota students benefit from one of the largest teaching hospitals in the country, as well as world renowned faculty in zoonotic diseases, comparative medicine, and population systems. The College offers state-of-the-art facilities, including the Veterinary Medical Center, Leatherdale Equine Center, Dairy Education Center and The Raptor Center.