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Prospective Students

Admissions Guide (2017-2018)

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 Application Deadlines

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

These are important dates and deadlines to keep in mind:

VMCAS Application Opens. (VMCAS Application)

May 11, 2017

MU Supplemental Application Opens.

June 1, 2017

To ensure there are no issues with receipt of your applications, it is recommended that you complete submission of the VMCAS application (including submission of transcripts and GRE test scores) and the MU Supplemental application by
August 15, 2017

Deadline for submission of transcripts to VMCAS.

September 15, 2017

Deadline for submission of GRE scores to VMCAS.

September 15, 2017

Deadline for submission of VMCAS application.

September 15, 2017 by midnight EDT

Deadline for submission of MU Supplemental application.

September 16, 2017 by Midnight CDT

Non-resident interviews held.

January 5, 6, 7, 13, 14 (2018)

Missouri resident interviews held.

Feb-March 2018

Orientation week.

Mid-August 2018

School begins.

Late August 2018



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W-203 Veterinary Medicine Building
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: (573) 882-3554
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Last Update: May 31, 2017