Application Process

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For applicants who have met all the requirements of admission, the following is a guideline to apply to Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Specific questions about the process can be sent to

Complete the VMCAS Application

Applicants wishing to apply to the College of Veterinary Medicine must apply through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) by September 15, 2017 at midnight, EDT. Late application will not be accepted.

For more information on the VMCAS Application Cycle, please visit VMCAS.

Submit Official Transcripts to VMCAS

All transcripts should be sent to directly to VMCAS by September 15, 2017 or earlier. Late transcripts will not be accepted. All VMCAS applications are placed into Transcript Verification before releasing data to the veterinary schools.  VMCAS matches your coursework section line by line against your official transcript to ensure you have correctly entered your courses. For more information on transcript verification, please visit:

Transcripts must be submitted from all institution attended and/or received college credit. Failure to submit all transcripts could result in an incomplete application. Transcripts sent to Purdue will not be evaluated as a part of your application. 


Electronic Letters of Recommendation (ELOR)

Register a minimum of three evaluator. Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine request at least one evaluator to be a veterinarian. We recommend registering your evaluators as soon as you begin the application process to give the evaluator ample time to complete your letter of recommendation. For more information about the Evaluation process, visit:

Required Interview

Purdue University host a required interview for all of those who are invited. Interviews are held the last two Fridays of January. Invitations for interviews will be sent out in mid-December. 

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