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Applicant Checklist

Please note:  The GRE exam or MCAT are not required for admissions into our program.  There is no testing required or a need to send in GRE scores.

*** When applying for the DVM program, you DO NOT have to have all of the prerequisite courses completed before applying. All prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the summer term preceding the fall term when you would start the DVM program.***

Dates and Deadlines- 2018/2019 for Class of 2023

April 15th - Deadline to accept or decline an offer of admission

Dates and Deadlines- 2019/2020 for Class of 2024

May 9th - VMCAS Application Opens
September 1st - Suggested date to have all transcripts sent to VMCAS (transcripts do not need to be sent to Ohio State directly)
September 17th - VMCAS Application Closes
October - Applications will be reviewed
November/December - Interview invites will be sent out
December/January - Interviews will take place
February/March - Offers of Admissions will be sent out
April 15th - Deadline to accept or decline an offer of admission

VMCAS Contact Information

Student & Advisor Hotline: (617) 612-2884
              *Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm Eastern Time
VMCAS Fax: (617) 612-2051
VMCAS Email Address:,
              *Please include your full name, VMCAS ID number, and detailed questions

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