Application Procedure for the Class of 2017
Submitting Application Materials
Beginning Fall 2013. All applicants will be required to apply using the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS).
Summary of Admission Procedure - Timetable
- Early June, 2013: VMCAS Application Opens
- September 1, 2013: Transcripts due to VMCAS
- Wednesday October 2, 2013 1:00 PM Eastern Time: VMCAS application and all letters of reference due
- Thursday October 3, 2013 1:00 PM Eastern Time: Supplemental Missouri application due
- January: Out of state interviews held
- Feb-March: Missouri resident interviews held
- Date acceptances mailed: mid-April
- Orientation week: mid-August
- School begins: late August
Requirements for Application
Applicants should provide one official
transcripts from each college or university attended to the
University of MO College of Veterinary Medicine on or prior
to November 1, 2012. A second official transcript
that includes all fall semester/quarter course grades must
be received on or before February 1, 2013.
Transcripts must be official and issued by the institution
where courses were taken. However, they do not have to be
mailed directly from the Registrar's Office.
Please send to:
Univ. of MO-Columbia
College of Veterinary Medicine
W203 Vet Med Bldg
Columbia, MO 65211.
Applicants must meet all academic requirements
regardless of degrees held. If currently enrolled in a graduate
program, an applicant must submit his or her application with a letter from his or her major professor stating knowledge
and approval of the student’s application to the College
of Veterinary Medicine.
A minimum combined score of 285 must be
obtained on the verbal and quantitative portions of the GRE,
and a minimum of 1.5 on the analytical portion. If the MCAT
is taken, a score of 15 or greater must be obtained. Invitation
for personal interviews are extended to qualified applicants. Scores must be attained within the last three years.
Scores obtained prior to Spring 2010 not considered. No minimum score or revised GRE General Test required.
For GRE and MCAT information:
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243
Letters of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation from
influential citizens carry no more importance than letters
from other individuals. Applicants submitting the Direct Application
are allowed to list up to four evaluators. At least three
evaluations must be returned to the MU College of Veterinary
Medicine before Jan. 1. At least one evaluator must be a veterinarian.
Additional letters are not forwarded to the Admissions Committee.