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Admission Requirements

Applications accepted throughout the year - open enrollment

The minimum entry requirement for this degree program is a professional veterinary or medical qualification, or a bachelor’s degree or international equivalent in the biological or biomedical sciences. Applicants will be selected on the basis of their educational performance to date and their ability to demonstrate a sustained interest in research.

Due to the intensive nature of this degree, a high-level of English proficiency is required and applicants whose native language is not English will be asked to provide evidence of proficiency through test scores and/or education/professional experience in the medium of English.

English Competency

If English is not your primary language, or if you did not complete your undergraduate degree at a postsecondary institution where courses were taught in English, you will be requested to provide Ross with your official record of scores for one of the following:

  •  Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) iBT – minimum acceptable score is 550 on the paper-based test, or 213 on the computer-based test
  • IGCSE English (First language) Grade B—International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - 7.0
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic – 67
  • Cambridge English: Advanced & Proficiency overall 185


Along with your other materials, the admissions committee will consider your cumulative GPA, GPA in pre-requisite coursework, and the competitiveness of your undergraduate school and curriculum when making their decision.

You may send your transcripts before or after submitting your application, but we must receive them before your application can be considered complete. Please send all materials to:

 Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Office of Admissions
630 US Highway 1
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

Important Dates

Admissions Events
November 15 Webinar: Ask the Dean
November 28 Ross Vet Canadian Webinar: The Application & Admissions Process
December 05 Current Student Perspective: Transitioning to Clinical Year