Are you interested in a career in Veterinary Medicine? Do you want to learn how to properly care and treat animals? If so, then veterinary school may route may be the route for you! Veterinary students earn a Doctor of Veterinarian Medicine (DVM) degree and we can help you earn yours!


Perform very well in all Pre-Requisite Courses (Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Mathematics)

Score very well on the GRE (80th-90th percentile)

Obtain up to Five Letters of Recommendation from faculty/staff who know you well and can speak highly of your work ethic and desire to pursue veterinary medicine

Have strong clinical experience from volunteer or medical opportunities relevant to veterinary medicine

Plan out your 4 year or extended plan for classes & studying – and apply on time!

Be well rounded and show passion in non-medical opportunities shaped around community and leadership!

Create a unique personal statement which speaks clearly of your passion to pursue veterinary medicine. This personal statement should easily distinguish you from another applicant.

Practice proper interview skills and techniques

Engage in academic research & clinical science!

Seek the right counselors and mentors to keep you on track, motivated, and ready to become a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine


The application process can be pretty tricky. University Doctor has all the info you need to get you started! Find the useful resource below to get you along your way into the Medical School of your choice. Be sure to contact one of our University Doctor Faculty/Counselor to help you every step of the way!

General Information: Veterinary Medical School Admissions Requirements Publication

Complete undergraduate coursework to include the following prerequisite courses:

Explore opportunities to gain practical experience working with patients in an veterinary clinic or health-related setting.

Take Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Draft personal statement to the question below (VMCAS PS prompt):

  • Discuss briefly the development of your interest in veterinary medicine.
  • Discuss those unique activities that have contributed to your preparation for a professional program.
  • Discuss your understanding of the veterinary medical profession, what you have to offer the profession to it and your career goals and objectives.

Request official copies of transcripts to be sent to you to aid you in filling out transcript entry portion of VMCAS application

Contact potential letter writers

Create Veterinary Medicine College Application System (VMCAS) account

Complete application through Veterinary Medicine College Application System (VMCAS)

Complete biography, coursework, standardized test score (GRE), experience (employment, extracurricular, research, volunteer), achievement section

Input personal statement

  • It is recommended to use a word processing program and then copying and pasting statement into text box.

Upload letters of recommendation using electronic letters of recommendation (eLOR) system

  • Register evaluators into eLOR system. Once registered, an email will automatically be generated and sent to evaluators containing instructions and their usernames and passwords
  • Let the writer know an email from with the subject line “VMCAS Evaluation Request” will be sent to their inbox

Request transcripts (from all colleges attended) to be sent directly to VMCAS

  • VMCAS-Transcripts
    PO BOX 9126
    Watertown, MA 02471

Designate programs to apply to

Submit application fee

Print and REVIEW application for any errors or omissions

SUBMIT application!

Having any trouble with the above? We can give you the academic prescription you need to be a competitive applicant. With our team of medical coaches & admissions experts, we are able to increase your clinical experience, academic planning, scores, and LORs.

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