Prospective DVM Students


Welcome DVM program applicants!

Two DVM students performing an eye exam on dog.


The Class of 2021 Application Cycle is Now Closed.

The application cycle for the Class of 2021 (program start term fall 2017) is now closed. If you applied and have not received an application confirmation, please contact us at

Join the Class of 2022!

Applications for the Class of 2022 (program start term fall 2018) will be accepted starting early May, 2017, through Mid-September, 2017. Please view the planning guide for more details. Visit the How to Apply page for specific instructions on submitting an application.

Application Preparation Seminars

Applying to the Class of 2022? Attend a summer Application Preparation Seminar for an overview of the applicant evaluation process, plus tips and advice for submitting a competitive application. Sign up here.

Upcoming Events

Pre-Veterinary Student Visit Day - April 1, 2017

Visit the beautiful St. Paul campus and learn about admission into the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree program. Tour the Veterinary Medical Center and talk to current D.V.M. students. Activities include:
  • General information session
  • Q & A panel hosted by current D.V.M. students
  • Tour of the Veterinary Medical Center

For more details, please see the the event flyer.

Click here to register:

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.