Auburn University Application Essay
Jodie Kenney 334/844-1050 All applications must be submitted through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS).
Please pay careful attention to the application deadline as late applications will NOT be accepted by Auburn University.
A full list of the courses is available in our Prospective Students Brochure above on pages 8-9.
Relevant AP (Advanced Placement) or IB (International Baccalaureate) credits reflected on a college transcript will be accepted in fulfillment of prerequisites.
Each system includes appropriate pathology, diagnostic techniques, and therapeutic measures for both large and small animal diseases.
Each semester also includes a case-based course related to topics currently being taught.
The curriculum is designed as a modified “systems approach.” The first year deals primarily with structure and function of the normal animal.
This year includes gross and microscopic anatomy, imaging, physiology, and other related courses.
All coursework completed at any college or university will be used to calculate the applicant’s cumulative GPA.During the first semester of the second year, several principles courses are taught, such as immunology, infectious diseases, and pathology.Students then begin courses based on a body system (for example, gastrointestinal or cardiovascular systems).This includes joint enrollment credits earned in high school.To qualify for an admissions interview, Alabama and Kentucky residents must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test is required as part of your application.Test scores must be received by September 15 and the exam must have been taken within the previous five calendar years.At-large applicants (those who are not Alabama or Kentucky residents) must have a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale.In addition to completing the required pre-veterinary courses, students are required to work with one or more veterinarians to learn about the career opportunities and responsibilities within the profession.Prerequisite courses must be completed by June 15, prior to entry into the DVM program in the fall.The minimum acceptable grade for required courses is a C-minus.