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COVID-19 Guidance: Guidance and operational updates for Cummings School and its veterinary teaching hospitals

DVM Transfer Admission

Transfer students are admitted to the second year of our DVM program when space is available. Compatibility between Cummings School and the current veterinary school’s curriculum is required. Please contact us before you apply to ensure eligibility.

Applicants are required to submit the following by June 1:

  • Application for admission
  • An official transcript from their current veterinary school as well as official transcripts from all other schools attended
  • A personal statement explaining the reasons for seeking transfer
  • Letters of evaluation, which should be requested from those who know the applicant well, understand academic and professional demands, and have had the opportunity to evaluate the applicant’s personal qualities and potential as a veterinarian and veterinary medical student. Three letters of evaluation, one from each of the following areas:
    • A faculty member at the current veterinary school
    • A pre-veterinary, pre-medical or pre-health professions committee, or from a dean, advisor or faculty member
    • A veterinarian or research scientist with whom the applicant has had considerable experience