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Application Procedure

Review the Academic and Non-Cognitive Admissions Criteria. Thorough knowledge of these criteria can help applicants to prepare a competitive application.

Academic Criteria Non-Cognitive Criteria

Applicants must complete all prerequisites prior to entering the DVM program.  Please see our prerequisite page for additional information.

Prerequisites

Residents of the states of Idaho, Montana, and Utah applying in the 2017-2018 cycle must certify with their state by September 5, 2017. Please follow the residency certification instructions and contact the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine to keep us up-to-date on your progress as you complete the residency certification process. Applicants from WICHE states (AZ, HI, NV, NM, ND, WY) please see your state WICHE office for more information on certification deadlines.

Residency Certification

Submit an application through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) by September 29, 2017 11:59pm Eastern time. All official transcripts are to be sent to VMCAS at the address on their website. Please be sure to review our academic and non-cognitive criteria in order to make your application as competitive as possible.

Veterinary Medical College Application Service

Submit your GRE scores electronically to WSU College of Veterinary Medicine (School code:4984) through the ETS Website by September 29, 2017 11:59pm Eastern Time. Please note: test scores that are more than five years old on or before September 15, 2017 will not be accepted.  Only the general GRE exam is required.  Subject tests are not considered.

ETS Website

Submit a WSU/WIMU supplemental application by September 29, 2017 11:59pm Eastern Time

WSU/WIMU Supplemental Application

File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by January 31, 2018.

Washington residents, residents of WICHE states, and nonresidents should request that reports be sent to WSU. Utah residents should request that reports be sent to USU and WSU. Montana residents should request that reports be sent to MSU and WSU.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)