Tuition, Fees and Payment Information

Application Fees

The fees listed here apply to professional students enrolled in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The university reserves the right to change fees without notice.

  • $60 ($70 for International Applicants) Supplemental Application Fee (must be paid online)
    This fee is required of every applicant applying to the College of Veterinary Medicine. The fee is non-refundable and not applicable toward any other university fee.
  • $25 Acceptance Fee
    This fee is required of every applicant applying to the College of Veterinary Medicine. This fee is non-refundable and not applicable toward any other university fee.
  • $300 tuition deposit is required for non-residents. This deposit is non-refundable.
  • VMCAS charges a separate application fee.

Payment of Acceptance Fee/Deposit

Please see specific instructions listed in the acceptance statement which will be included in your official letter of admission.

Tuition (8 credit hours or more):

Ohio ResidentsNon-residents
$29,164 first year
$63,291 first year

All charges indicated are for two semesters (Au/Sp)

University tuition and fees includes general and instructional tuition; activity, COTA , recreation fees, and clinical fees

*Non-residents can apply for residency after their first year for tuition purposes. If you have questions about residency, contact the University Registar at (614) 292-8500, registar [at] osu [dot] edu or click website.

Other Expenses

Indirect Costs (books, living expenses, immunization): $22,132*

*This figure assumes the student is living with one or more roommates and share costs.

Books and instruments: Students must procure the textbooks, uniforms, and instruments needed for their personal use in laboratories, dispensaries, and clinics.

Living expenses: include housing, utilities, food, clothing, local transportation, and other miscellaneous expenses for 9 months.

All students must be immunized for rabies and have university health insurance or coverage under an equivalent policy.

**University fees and costs of books and supplies increase each year. Tuition and other expense are subject to change.