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 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

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 $210. Any additional school is $110.

VMCAS 2019 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 site to learn more.

Apply to UF College of Veterinary Medicine

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.