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The College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M University provides its students with the broad comparative medicine knowledge base and the clinical skill and insight necessary to treat and prevent animal diseases.

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.

**All applicants will be required to take the newest version of the GRE (Graduate Record Examination) exam. All applicants must have taken this test between August 1, 2011 and September 30, 2015. We will not accept any test scores prior to August 1, 2011.

2015- 2016 Academic Year

ATTENTION ALL FUTURE APPLICANTS: Application deadline for admission into the Fall 2016 semester will be October 1, 2015 at 5 p.m. (CST). Information to aide applicants in determining residency status can be found on our eligibility page.

Important Dates What To Do Contact - Who, What or When
May 2015
  • TMDSAS application opens
Wednesday, September 30
  • Deadline date (last day) to take the GRE exam - must be current version of GRE (must be any exam taken as of August 1, 2011 and thereafter. We will not accept any scores prior to August 1, 2011.)
  • Must contact GRE to set up registration and schedule date to take the newest version of the GRE. MUST be taken by September 30 (Exam must be taken as of August 1, 2011 and thereafter. We will not accept any scores prior to August 1, 2011.)
  • Use code #6812 (Texas A&M University - College of Veterinary Medicine)

Thursday, October 1 by 5 p.m. (CST)

  • Applicant Evaluations & official transcripts must be submitted via postal mail postmarked by this date directly to:



P.O. Box 2175

Austin, TX 78768

  • Must have supplemental application fee postmarked by this date to ensure processing of your application to the DVM Program here Texas A&M University. Check or Money Order Only.
  • Evaluations must be received on or before October 15. Failure to have evaluations to TMDSAS by this date could result in the disqualification of your application by the College of Veterinary Medicine at TAMU.
  • TMDSAS via e-mail @
  • Student Admissions via e-mail:
  • Evaluation Form:
    • One evaluation must be completed by a veterinarian with whom the applicant has worked. Please notify your evaluators that we will no longer accept letters of support with the evaluation.
    • Using Adobe Reader, complete applicant portion of form and sign with a digital ID, then save and e-mail to evaluator for completion
    • Evaluator will complete the electronic form, sign, and mail to TMDSAS

Thursday, October 1 by 5 p.m. (CST)

  • If paying by EFT, your TMDSAS application fee must be received by 5 p.m. CST.
  • If paying by cashiers check or money order, your TMDSAS application fee must be received on October 8th in the TMDSAS Office by 5 p.m. CST.
  • Any fee received after October 8th will be returned and your application will not be forwarded to our institution - NO EXCEPTIONS!!!
  • Check the status of your payment as well as receipt of all supporting documents through TMDSAS "Check Status" page.
Friday, December 18, 2015
  • All applicant statuses should be known.
  • Notification is done by e-mail and regular mail. You must be sure that TMDSAS has your most current and up-to-date e-mail and postal address on file.
January 2016
  • CVM Interviewing to take place
  • All admissions decisions are made
Late April through early June
  • Appointments for debriefings are conducted for applicants not accepted into DVM Program.
  • Student Admissions Office
May 31
  • All prerequisite courses must be completed and all transcripts submitted to the College of Veterinary Medicine within 15 days of the end of the semester.
  • Request official transcripts from your institution to be mailed to the College of Veterinary Medicine.

If you have any questions, please contact Admissions.