All scores for standardized tests need to be included
in your application to veterinary school. Each
participating AAVMC college requires a standardized test
as prerequisite for admission. Unfortunately, they all do
not require the same tests. While the GRE is the most
common test required, some require the MCAT exam and
others use the VCAT exam. To check on which
standardized test(s) required at your schools of interest, please follow this link (College Specifications).
All standardized tests should be sent directly to VMCAS.
Be careful to take these exams early enough to be
included in your admission application.
Medical College Admission Test (MCAT): VMCAS Code: 900
Medical College Admission Test
MCAT Program Office
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243
Veterinary College Admission Test (VCAT): VMCAS Code: 44
The Psychological Corporation
Veterinary College Admission Test
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, TX 78204
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): VMCAS Code:
Test of English as a Foreign Language
TOEFL/ TSE Services
P.O. Box 6151
Princeton, NJ 08541-6151
Osteopathy: If you are interested in a career in medicine and your dream is to be a physician who has a holistic approach to healthcare you should consider being a osteopathic physician. A doctor of osteopathy has a fundamental belief in the power of the body to heal itself and focuses on direct patient contact working side by side with other physicians and health care providers. A doctor of osteopathy has all the rights and privileges given to MDs. Click on the "Links" bullet below to learn more about this challenging opportunity and what a doctor of osteopathic medicine is.