find out what it takes
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine takes a holistic view of the admissions process, reviewing not just grades and test scores, but also giving weight to an applicant’s experience, perseverance, and passion to become a veterinarian.
In order to be considered for admission to Ross, you must:
- Have fulfilled the prerequisites listed below,
- Have completed the equivalent of 150 hours of veterinary professional experience,
- Submit an application (online or through VMCAS),
- Submit a personal essay,
- Submit your undergraduate transcripts,
- Take the GRE and submit your scores,
- Submit two letters of recommendation,
- Optionally, submit your CV,
- Provide proof of English competency, if English is not your first language, and
- If you are an international or transfer applicant, additional requirements may apply.
Once your completed application is received, you may be invited for a personal interview with one of our admissions representatives.
After completion of the application process, the committee will review your application and notify you of their decision.