DVM Admissions




Cornell requires an academic evaluation and an evaluation from each animal experience listed on the Cornell Supplemental Application. Some students also like to provide an additional evaluation from a work experience not related to animals. Below find copies of the evaluation forms. It is preferred that these evaluations be completed online within the application process electronically. When listing your experiences on the Cornell Supplemental Application you will be asked who the person is that will be completing the evaluation. You will list that person and provide their email address. The evaluator will receive an email from us asking them to complete the online evaluation.

Note VMCAS requires a minimum of three evaluations to go through their application (eLor system). The evaluations you provide through VMCAS should not be duplicated through the Cornell evaluations

Guidelines for Evaluators

An academic evaluation from a faculty member or academic advisor is required for the application. This evaluation can come through the VMCAS eLor system or through the Cornell Supplemental Application (it need not be duplicated through both). We also require an evaluation for every animal/veterinary/biomedical research experience listed on the Cornell Supplemental Application. These can come through the VMCAS system or the Cornell Supplemental Application). Note, if you do not have an evaluation for an experience, you may list it on the VMCAS and we will review it there.

We have provided “Guidelines for Evaluators” that we encourage you to provide those writing you a letter. This assists them in knowing and understanding some areas of interest to the admissions committee.