Our holistic admissions process focuses on assessing candidates as unique, multidimensional individuals with distinct abilities and past experiences. Beyond evaluating a set of scores, we consider academic and personal history as well as an applicant’s overall fit with the mission and values of the University of Arizona College of Veterinary Medicine.

Arizona CVM Prerequisites

Science Prerequisites:

Biology (6 credits)
Chemistry (6 credits)
Biophysics or Physics (6 credits)
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry (6 credits)
Math (3 credits)

General Education Prerequisites:

Arts and Humanities (6 credits)
Social Sciences (6 credits)
English Composition (3 credits)

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Tuition & Financial Aid

The following tuition rates have been approved by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) for 2020-2021:

  • Arizona residents: $15,000 per semester x 3 concurrent semesters = $45,000 per year*
  • Non-Arizona residents: $23,333 per semester x 3 concurrent semesters = $69,999 per year*

*Tuition rate is subject to annual review by ABOR and excludes fees that may be assessed by the CVM and/or the University of Arizona.

Financial Aid

How To Apply

All prospective DVM students for Fall 2021 can apply through VMCAS.

Key Dates for 2020-2021 VMCAS Application Cycle:

  •  1/22/20:  VMCAS Application Opens   
  •  5/12/20:  Colleges are Available/Applicants Have the Ability to Submit Applications
  •  9/15/20:  VMCAS Application Deadline

International students may be required to provide proof of English Proficiency.

Application Process

Applications for Fall 2021 are now open through VMCAS!.


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