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Reapplicants and Deferments for the DVM Program


Applicants who were not offered admission are welcome to reapply. If you would like feedback on your previous application as well as advice on how to strengthen your candidacy, please contact the admissions office for an appointment at Reapplicants must apply through VMCAS.


Admitted applicants may request a one-year deferment of their admission. Deferment requests are reviewed by the Admissions Committee on a case by case basis and may be granted for reasons such as a unique employment opportunity, fellowship program, or family or medical emergency. Deferments beyond one year are not allowed.