Admission Criteria

  1. Must hold a BS degree in the biological or physical sciences OR a DVM degree from any accredited institution in the US or an approved institution overseas.

  2. Highly recommended undergraduate courses: anatomy, physiology, cellular and molecular biology, physics, chemistry, biochemistry, and calculus.

  3. Applications must include:

    • Official college transcripts: GPA equivalent to 3.0/4.0 or above

    • Official GRE scores (BMS code: 6306)- Quantative: 150; Qualitative: 150; Writing: 3.5

    • Fluency in English:

      1. Official test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (paper-based), 197 (computer-based), 79 (internet-based) OR

      2. Official International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at least 6.5

      3. Tests waived for native English speakers and students graduating from countries where English is the official language

    • Graduate College application

    • Personal Statement and resume

    • Three letters of recommendation

Application Process

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