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Prospective Students

Admissions Guide (2016-2017)

Preparation in High School
Early Accept Programs for High School Seniors/MU Freshmen
BS in Animal Sciences and DVM Degrees
Preparation in Undergraduate College (course pre-requisites)
Application Procedure & Deadline
Procedure for Evaluation of Applicants & Selection Process
CVM Student Characteristics & Summary Profile of Students Accepted into the Class of 2020
Contact the Admission's office

Fall 2017

All applicants are required to complete BOTH the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) and a Supplemental Application specific to the University of Missouri found at

Procedure to Apply:

May 13, 2016 VMCAS Application Opens. (VMCAS Application)
September 15, 2016 (To prevent extra delays, it is recommended that you have transcripts sent to VMCAS by August 15, 2016.) Transcripts due to VMCAS.
Thursday, September 15, 2016 by Midnight EST VMCAS Application and all letters of reference due.
Friday, September 16, 2016 by Midnight EST MU Supplemental Application due.
December 31, 2016 GRE must be taken prior to this date.
January 6-8, 14-15 of 2017. Specific dates will be set soon. NON-resident interviews held.
February 1, 2017 GRE scores must be received.
Feb-March 2017 Missouri resident interviews held.
Mid August 2017 Orientation week.
Late August 2017 School begins.



College of Veterinary Medicine
W-203 Veterinary Medicine Building
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-3554
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