Application Steps

The 2019-2020 VMCAS Application Cycle is closed.

For applicants

News: VMCAS cycle now opens in January

In a departure from previous cycles, the VMCAS application process will now begin Jan. 22 , 2020 and will end Sept. 15, 2020. Historically, applicants could not begin applying until May. The new cycle will allow for more time to complete the application process.

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Apply to VMCAS

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

  • Every Official College Transcript (including dual enrollment institutions)
  • Essay Questions
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Prerequisite Inventory Form
  • Professional, Passport-style Photograph of Yourself (.jpg or .png)

Note: You can combine the Prerequisite Inventory Form 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 application fee of $215. Any additional school is $120. The application system allows all applicants to submit supplemental materials and additional information directly to VMCAS:

  • Every Official College Transcript (including dual enrollment institutions)
  • Essay Questions
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • Prerequisite Inventory Form
  • Professional, Passport-style Photograph of Yourself (.jpg or .png)

VMCAS 2020 Fee Reimbursement Program

Financially-disadvantaged applicants may qualify for VMCAS Application fee reimbursement. This opportunity is subject to availability and issued on a first come, first serve basis. Visit the AAVMC website to learn more.

Apply to UF College of Veterinary Medicine

Note: 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 an AVMA accredited veterinary program interested in transferring to our program; should contact the Associate Director of Admissions, Lynnette Chaparro for more information.