Application Steps

Step 1: Review Admissions Criteria

Step 2: Review Frequently Asked Questions Page

Step 3: Review Application Important Dates

Step 4: Apply to VMCAS

Step 5: Apply to the UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Apply to VMCAS

The application system now allows all applicants to submit supplemental materials and additional information directly to VMCAS:

  • Every Official College Transcript (including dual enrollment institutions)
  • Official GRE scores must be sent using the following GRE code: 5753U Florida COIG Vet Medcn VMCAS
  • Diversity Statement
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Prerequisite Inventory Sheet
  • Professional, Passport-style Photograph of Yourself (.jpg or .png)

Note: Combine the Prerequisite Inventory Sheet and Photograph into one PDF using Acrobat or SmallPDF.com.

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 $205. Any additional school is $105.

VMCAS 2018 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

  • Be sure to complete the Supplemental Application Form
  • Be sure to pay your $30.00 nonrefundable application fee (card or check)
  • Checks payable to University of Florida, Office of Admissions, PO Box 2946, Gainesville, FL 32627-2946
  • If you have any questions contact: studentservices@vetmed.ufl.edu

All materials should be submitted to VMCAS; please do not send any materials to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Transfer Students

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.

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