Application Timeline

If you are applying to a veterinary college for entrance next fall, the following is a general guideline which applies to the majority of veterinary colleges in theUnited States; however, make sure to check with your school’s deadlines.

June: VMCAS online applications available

July: Register for the GRE or MCAT online

August: Last month to take the MCAT

September: Generally the last month to take the GRE

October: VMCAS online application deadline for most colleges

November: Deadline for several supplemental applications

December: Begin Waiting!

January: Begin gathering information for your FAFSA application

February: File the FAFSA if you want financial aid information by April 15, Interview requests sent out

March: Go to interviews, Prepare to receive decisions

April 15: Nationally recognized deadline for your deposit/decision

(Thanks to Cornell University’s Pre-Veterinary Newsletter for this timeline. To sign up for this newsletter: Click Here)

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