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Applying for Admission

Update to 2020-21 application cycle: Zoom interviews and CASPer assessment requirement


Both a completed VMCAS and KSU CVM Supplemental Application are required to be considered for admission.

Important application dates:

January 22, 2020:  VMCAS 2020-2021 cycle application opens

May 12, 2020:  KSU CVM Supplemental Application and Program portion of VMCAS opens

September 15, 2020 at 11:59 pm:  VMCAS and KSU CVM Supplemental Applications close.

Through the early opening of the VMCAS application, applicants will have the ability to:

  • Log in, create an account and start the application
  • Complete the Personal Information, Academic History, and Supporting Information sections.
  • Send official transcripts/WES evaluation.  A transcript from every institution attended is required.
  • Request letters of recommendation
After May 12, 2020, applicants will be able to complete the KSU CVM portion of the VMCAS application. 

1.  Complete VMCAS online application

  • Personal information: Create a profile and provide birth, contact, residency, and family information.

  • Academic History: Provide information on all academic institutions attended, classes taken and grades earned.  Official transcripts will be sent to VMCAS.

  • Supporting Information: Complete employment history as well as animal, veterinary, research, and volunteer/community experiences.  List all achievements, awards and honors. Complete VMCAS essays.

  • Program Materials: Complete custom questions from KSU CVM.  Upload Personal statement and CV/Resume.  Three evaluations: Must be from a veterinarian, your advisor or a professor, and a personal evaluation from someone not related to you.

  • VMCAS identification number will be required to complete the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine Supplemental Application.

2.  Complete KSU College of Veterinary Medicine Supplemental Application

  • Create Account:  Create a username, password and provide email address and VMCAS ID number.

  • Education History:  Enter information and dates attended for all colleges or universities.

  • Prerequisites:  Complete the prerequisite section by entering all course information taken to fulfill KSU CVM requirements.  If currently enrolled in courses for fall, winter or spring semesters, fill in all planned courses and mark as “In Progress”.  All prerequisites must have a course assigned and requirements must be completed by the end of the spring semester of this application cycle.  Applicants will not be able to progress past this portion unless all fields are filled.

  • Transcripts:  Transcripts (unofficial accepted) must be uploaded to the application. 

  • GRE scores will no longer be required for application nor considered during application review for the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Fee:  Non-refundable $50.00 USD application processing fee, payable online, is due at time of application.

Questions?  Contact admit@vet.k-state.edu

Download a copy of the instructions (PDF)

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