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

Application to DVM/Master of Public Health Program

DVM/MPH Application

Interested applicants must apply separately to the DVM and MPH programs and meet the respective admission criteria of each. DVM applicants receive information and an application for the MPH program in January, once they have been selected for an interview for admission to DVM Program. The MPH application for admission must be submitted by March 1 to the Office of Admissions at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.

Application Requirements

The application requirements for applicants to the DVM/MPH program include the following:

  • applicants must have been offered an interview for admission to the DVM program at Cummings School


Approximately six students are admitted each year to the DVM/MPH program. Selection is based on the following criteria:

  • MPH Application and Essays
  • DVM Application Materials

Applicants are notified of admission to the program by early April.