Steps to apply for admission to Oregon State University Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine: 
  • Complete the VMCAS application process online. The 2021/22 VMCAS application will open on January 22, 2021 and close September 15, 2021.
  • Request all official transcripts be sent directly to VMCAS, they must be received by September 15, 2021.
  • Complete VMCAS with electronic letters of recommendation prior to September 15, 2021 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 2022 if offered admission to our program.
  • Complete Oregon State University supplemental application questions through VMCAS and submit online payment by September 15, 2021 at 11:59 PM PDT.
  • Pay online supplemental application fee of $50.00 (payments by mail will not be accepted). 

*Our staff is working remotely, so if you have questions about the admissions process, please email Thank you!

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 by mid-December and communicated via email. Oregon interview invitations will be sent out by mid-December as well.