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Prospective DVM Students

The professional veterinary program at Texas A&M University is one of the oldest and most prestigious programs of its kind in the United States. Becoming a veterinarian requires dedication and diligent study. The veterinary medical student must meet high standards of ethics and academic performance. Although the demands on student time and energy are considerable, the rewards and challenges are numerous.

The professional degree curriculum is a four year program composed of three years of classroom study with a final year of clinical rotations. It is designed to give future veterinarians a solid base in disease recognition and clinical competency. Here you will find information for potential applicants as well as students already in the professional curriculum.

The updates to the prerequisites is for the 2014-2015, application cycle (entering Class of 2015) and thereafter.
The changes to the prerequisites are:

  • English Literature replaced with Introduction to Psychology
  • We will only accept a Junior/Senior level Statistics course. Calculus will no longer be an acceptable prerequisite.

All applicants that apply during the May 2016/Entry 2017 application cycle will be required to have completed or be enrolled in the following prerequisites prior to the submission of application:

  • Organic Chemistry I
  • Physics I
  • Biochemistry I