Steps to apply for admission to Oregon State University Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine: 
  • Complete the VMCAS application process online. The 2022/23 VMCAS application opened on January 22, 2022 and will close September 15, 2022.
  • Request all official transcripts be sent directly to VMCAS, they must be received by September 15, 2022.
  • Complete VMCAS with electronic letters of recommendation prior to September 15, 2022 deadline at 12 MIDNIGHT Eastern time zone/9 PM Pacific time zone. We require a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation with at least one letter from a DVM in order to process your application
  • Ensure all required prerequisite courses are complete or will be complete by August 15, 2023 if offered admission to our program.
  • Complete Oregon State University supplemental application questions through VMCAS and submit online payment by September 15, 2022 at 11:59 PM PDT.
  • Pay online supplemental application fee of $50.00 (payments by mail will not be accepted). 

We will begin reviewing applications after the September 15th deadline. We do not interview non-resident or WICHE applicants and admission decisions will be based upon application materials only. Selected in-state applicants will be invited to interview using the Multiple Mini Interview format. We anticipate having non-resident and WICHE admission decisions made in mid-December and communicated via our applicant portal. Oregon interview invitations will be sent out in mid-December as well.