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Application Information

2015-2016 Admission Cycle is now closed! Stay tune for the next admission cycle.

Application Steps

Step 1: Review Admissions Criteria

Step 2: Review Application Important Dates

Step 3: Apply to VMCAS

Step 4: Apply to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Apply to VMCAS

Submit these required materials below directly to VMCAS:

  • Every Official College Transcript (including dual enrollment institutions)
  • Diversity Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation

The three documents below are accessible after you complete your supplemental application. Once you download and complete the forms, upload them to VMCAS:

  • Animal Science and Animal Nutrition Completion Plan
  • Prerequisite Inventory Sheet
  • Professional, Passport-style Photograph of Yourself (.jpg or .png)

Note: The three documents above can be combined into one or two PDF documents using Adobe Acrobat or before submitting to VMCAS.

VMCAS is a centralized application service that students must use to apply to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and many other veterinary schools nationwide. There is a required base fee of $195. Any additional school is $100.

VMCAS 2016 Fee Reimbursement Program

Financially-disadvantaged applicants may qualify for VMCAS Application fee reimbursement and reduced GRE fees. These opportunities are subject to availability and issued on a first come, first serve basis. Visit the AAVMC site and ETS site to learn more.

Apply to UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Submit a completed supplemental application form to UF College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Be sure to complete the entire supplemental application:
    • Self-report your unofficial GRE scores
    • Add your contact information
  • Be sure to send your official GRE scores by using our GRE Code: 5753
  • Be sure to pay your $30.00 nonrefundable application fee. Checks must be made out to University of Florida, Office of Admissions, PO Box 2946, Gainesville, FL 32627-2946
  • If you have any questions contact the Admissions Team at

The supplemental application is required in order for you to be admissible to the University of Florida Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program. Do not send any materials to UF College of Veterinary Medicine except your official GRE Scores. All other materials should be submitted to VMCAS as stated aboved.

Applicants who currently attend or have been enrolled in another professional veterinary program applying to transfer need to contact Lynnette Chaparro ( You are considered a transfer applicant.