Animal Science Advising Center
Interested in Vet School?
Where do I start?
How difficult is it to get into the UC Davis Vet School?
- UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine admission statistics
- GPA Factors For Admission Decisions for US Accredited Vet Schools
Where can I go if I have more questions?
- Contact Health Professions Advising or Pre-Graduate/Professional School Advising to meet with a peer adviser.
- The websites for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) and the American Veterinary Medical Association also have some useful information for pre-vet students.
What are the prerequisites for admission to vet school?
- Veterinary School Preparation at UC Davis
- Summary of US Veterinary School Requirements
- Summary of Accredited International School Requirements
- Health Professions Advising webpage on Veterinary Professions
- Summary of prerequisites for all AAVMC institutions
- Check the individual websites for other veterinary schools to find their prerequisite information
How can I get more animal experience?
- Barn Residency
- Facility Internships
- Shelter Internships
- Exotics Internships
- The Vet Aide Club offers internships at the VMTH each quarter.
- The Pre-Vet Students Supporting Diversity Club offers helpful workshops and events for pre-vet students.
- You can also find more internships through the Internship and Career Center
- Animal experience that you receive through your labs in Animal Science classes (i.e. ANS 1, 2, 41L) can also be used as experience for vet school.