Deadline for Fall 2024:
May 15th, 2024
When you pursue the Master of Veterinary Science degree, you become a graduate student at Illinois. Throughout our program, students gain access to a diverse faculty and peer group with expertise in the industry, use a systems-based approach to solve real-world problems, and join a network of over 450,000 fellow Illini alumni.
We hope you join us!
Admissions Requirements (For online and on-campus MVS programs)
- Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in any field
- A minimum grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) or better
Meeting these requirements does not guarantee admission. Our admissions team is looking for evidence of academic ability and writing skills, as well as indications of past performance and future potential in your career.
Please see our FAQ page for more information on admissions requirements.
You must upload all required materials to the Graduate College Application for submission:
- Unofficial transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- Academic Statement of Purpose
- Three (3) letters of reference
- Application fee
International applicants must also include:
- TOEFL score
- Declaration of Finances Form (if attending on-campus program)
Fall 2024 On-Campus Program Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
Fall 2024 Online Program Application Deadline: May 15th, 2024
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