Prospective DVM Students


Welcome DVM program applicants!

Two DVM students performing an eye exam on dog.


Now accepting applications for admission starting fall 2017 for the class of 2021!

Applications for the Class of 2021 / 2017 application cycle will be accepted starting May 11, 2016, through September 15, 2016. Please view the planning guide and application checklist for more details. Visit the How to Apply page for specific instructions on submitting an application.

Summer Events

Application Preparation Seminars

Applying to the Class of 2021? Attend an Application Preparation Seminar for an overview of the applicant evaluation process, plus tips and advice for submitting a competitive application.

Information Sessions

Attend an Information Session to learn more about a career in veterinary medicine, veterinary education, and admission to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program. Visit campus for a session and stay for a tour of the Veterinary Medical Center!


Developed and taught by students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and sponsored by the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Foundation, this three-hour live program educates students in grades 9-12 about careers in veterinary medicine, through interactive hands-on learning activities and games.