Eligibility & Residence Information
Students with a minimum grade point ratio (GPR) of 2.90 overall
or a 3.10 GPR for the last 45 semester hours completed have met the
minimal qualifications to submit an application (A=4.0 grade points
per hour). However, meeting these minimal academic standards does
not make the applicant competitive nor qualify for an interview.
Only traditionally graded courses are considered when calculating
the GPR for the last 45 hours. Typically, the last 45 hours are
composed of upper division courses. At the time of application, any
course work that is currently in progress will not be considered as
a part of the GPA calculations. This course work will be reviewed
by the Selections Committee during the review sessions when
selecting applicants for entry into the College of Veterinary
Medicine program. Only completed course work at the time of
application will be used in GPA calculation.
By state law, only coursework from accredited U.S.
colleges and universities of higher education can be used
for computation of grade point averages.
Enrollment in the College of Veterinary Medicine &
Biomedical Sciences is limited. Priority consideration is given to
qualified applicants who are residents of Texas and who are United
States citizens or residents of Texas who live in the United States
under a visa permitting permanent residence. Applicants from other
states who have outstanding credentials will also be considered for
up to ten positions in each class.
If you have any questions regarding eligibility, please contact
Office of the Dean
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-4461
Independent individuals 18 years of age or over who move into
the state and who are gainfully employed within the state for a
period of 12 months leading up to his or her enrollment in an
institution of higher education may be classified as a resident for
tuition purposes. These laws are subject to change and any
questions should be directed towards the Registrar's Office at
Texas A&M University or to the Texas Medical and Dental Schools
Application Service (TMDSAS).