Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) Admissions

Application Deadline: September 15th

By applying to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, you are not only taking the first step to becoming a successful practicing veterinarian; you are affirming your commitment to healing animals, helping humans, and transforming global health.

Cummings School's DVM degree program uniquely prepares our highly motivated students to become leaders in their field. Graduates of this program are qualified to treat disease in animals of all species, address global health issues through their training in international veterinary medicine, and apply their expertise to solve animal and human health-related problems, such as emerging infectious diseases. At Cummings School, students gain scientific knowledge, hands-on clinical experience, and the ethical attitudes, professionalism and behaviors essential for becoming responsible practicing veterinarians.

Our exceptional faculty and progressive four-year curriculum emphasize critical thinking in veterinary medicine and prepare students to tackle critical issues in new and emerging fields.

Combined Degree Programs

Students of the Cummings School of Veterinary medicine working with patients during their Clinical Rotations.

The combined degree programs at Cummings School emphasize Tufts University's commitment to a progressive academic philosophy. These programs allow talented students to refine their veterinary focus while reaping the benefits of a broad base of general veterinary knowledge and developed clinical skills.

Integrating veterinary and graduate school curricula, these combined degree programs arm graduates with the unique range of skills, experience, and knowledge to fill needed positions in their field.

Bachelor's/DVM Early Acceptance Program

We offer undergraduates enrolled at Tufts University, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Vermont an opportunity to apply to the DVM Program during the spring of their sophomore year. A limited number of students are admitted and are guaranteed a space in the veterinary school class once they finish their undergraduate degree.

Admission Resources

Summer Panel Series

We are pleased to announce the return of our Summer Panel Series! These remote sessions will provide you with the opportunity to meet and interact with current veterinary students, admissions staff, and alumni of the Cummings School at Tufts University. There's no need to register in advance--just login in at the start of a session and enjoy!

Application Deadlines

Common Requests

  • To request information about our programs please complete the Request Admissions for Information online form.
  • To visit the campus or schedule an online information session, contact the Office of Admissions.
  • Applicants who desire feedback on a previous application should call or send an email request to the Office of Admissions at vetadmissions@tufts.edu. Meetings can be conducted in person, or by telephone, or via email.

Contact Us

The staff at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine Office of Admissions is always happy to speak with you and answer any questions you may have. Our offices are conveniently located on the veterinary school campus in the Jean Mayer Administration Building.

Office of Admissions
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
200 Westboro Road
North Grafton, MA 01536

Phone: 508- 839-7920
Fax: 508- 887-4820
vetadmissions@tufts.edu