DVM Admissions

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Prospective Students

Related Pages

Preparing Future Application
Admissions Formula
Prerequisite Courses & Academic Information
Animal Experiences
Post Baccalaureate Students
FAQ: Prospective Students

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"Research experience may earn additional points in all of the categories except for grades and test scores."


Admissions Formula

The admissions formula reflects the relative weight placed on the factors considered when applications are reviewed. We place 50% of the weight on the applicant's academic ability, and 50% on other skills and achievements.

As you review the Admissions Formula, you can compare your own preparation in each category and understand how you may strengthen your own preparation for a future application.

Cornell's DVM Admissions Formula 

25%     Overall GPA

25%     GRE (verbal and quantitative) or MCAT

   5%    Quality of Academic Program

20%     Animal/Veterinary/Biomedical Experience            
              (supported with letters of evaluation)

10%     Non-Cognitive Skills

10%     All Other Achievements and Letters
             of Evaluation

   5%    Personal Statement