Prospective Students

Want to become a Cornell-trained veterinarian? 

Learn more about the DVM student experience, and how to apply.

  • To apply to Cornell’s DVM program, start here
  • To learn about our Early Admissions Pathways- Early Acceptance Pathway; Cornell Accelerated BS/DVM Pathway 
  • Learn about the Dean's Leaders Program, a preparatory summer experience for incoming students belonging to traditionally underrepresented groups and identities within the veterinary profession.
  • Pre-Vet Advising- if interested in discussing your preparation there are several ways to do this. 
    • Attend an Admissions Presentation & Tour (dates TBD)
    • Set up a  Zoom or phone appointment by clicking this link. Whether a high school, college, or post-bac student or thinking about a career change- we are here to assist you!  Quick Questions.
    • Attend a Virtual Roundtable.  These are small groups on Zoom with typically a current vet student and Director of Admissions to learn more about Cornell's veterinary curriculum, how to prepare for a future application, and how to apply.  Also a great way to meet other pre-vets and applicants across the country!
    • Attend our annual Open House (2021 date TBD)
    • If you are interested in setting up a virtual meeting for your Pre-Vet Club send us an email with possible dates.
  • If you are interested in setting up a virtual meeting for your Pre-Vet Club send us an email with possible dates.

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Prevet Tracker Screen Shot

Cornell Pre-Vet Tracker Mobile App is here!
Attention, Pre-Vet students:
we are proud to introduce the Pre-Vet Tracker Mobile App. This is an excellent way to collect all your veterinary and animal experiences necessary for applying to a DVM program in one place and always at your fingertips. Now applicants can have all the necessary information collected in one place for easy access when you are ready to hit that "submit" button on your application. Download this FREE APP in the Apple Store or Google Play today and start adding experiences! 

Dean's Leaders Program
Designed to advance the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)’s and the veterinary profession’s commitment to access, equity, representation and inclusion.  The Dean’s Leader’s Program is available on a competitive basis to D.V.M. students who have applied for and been offered Fall admission to CVM. Learn More

We encourage you to subscribe to the electronic Pre-Vet Newsletter, which comes out quarterly and offers advice about preparing for a future application, profiles of students and faculty, and updates on events at the College of Veterinary Medicine.  Check out past issues for more info.

Newsletter Archives

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