Application Statistics- Class of 2021

Applicant Pool Summary:

Residency *Applied Offered Admission Accepted offer Gender Applied Accepted
California Residents 482 129 124 Female 860 116
WICHE Residents 44 7 3 Male 171 31
Non-residents 514 37 20 Total 1040 147
Total Applicants *1040 173 147

*Received 1124 applications from VMCAS. Only 1040 applicants completed application requirements.

Statistics of Accepted Applicants

  • Average GPA’s: 
    • CA Residents - Accumulative (3.70), Overall Science (3.68), Last 45 Sem/67 Qtr Units (3.82)
    • Non-Residents – Accumulative (3.88), Overall Science (3.90), Last 45 Sem/67 Qtr Units (3.96)
  • Average GRE scores:
    • California/certified WICHE residents:  Quantitative 74%
    • Non-residents: Quantitative 81%
      • Verbal – 78%, Analytical Writing - 76% (averages for all applicants)
  • Average Age: 23 (age range 20-39)
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian (83), Asian/Other Asian (30), Hispanic/Mexican American/Other Spanish (7), Multi-Ethnic (26), African American/Black (1)
  • Primary Undergraduate College: UCD (40), UC (26), CSU (23), other CA (12), out-of state (46)
  • Undergraduate Majors: Animal-Related Sciences (49), Biological Sciences (72), Chemistry/Physics/Other Sciences (6), Humanities/Social Sciences/Other (20) 
  • Degrees Received by end of Spring 2017: Bachelor’s (147); Master’s (tbd); PhD/Professional (tbd)
  • Applicants Admitted on 1st Application: (140), 2nd (6), 3rd (1)
  • Areas of Interest Species Specific: small animal (60), mixed animal (32), equine (9), wildlife (18), zoo (3), large animal (5), lab animal (6), food animal (2), small/equine (9), avian/exotics (3)
  • Areas of Veterinary Interest at Application: Private Practice/Specialty Practice (116); Academics/Research/Teaching (23); Public Health (8)

Undergraduate Colleges of Admitted Students
(Majority of undergraduate academic work)

University of California

Accepted

UC Berkeley

3

UC Davis

40

UC Irvine

4

UC Los Angeles

10

UC Riverside

2

UC San Diego

4

UC Santa Cruz

3

Total

66

California State Universities

Accepted

Dominguez Hills

1

Fullerton

1

Humboldt State

1

Monterey Bay

1

Northridge

1  

Pomona

5

San Diego

1

San Jose

2

San Luis Obispo

9

Sonoma

1

Total

23

Other California Colleges

Accepted

California Coast

1

Claremont McKenna

2

Concordia - Irvine

1

Mills

1

St. Mary's

1

San Diego

1

Santa Clara 1

Stanford

2

Southern California 2

Total

12

Out-of-State Colleges Accepted
Auburn University, AL 1
Boston University, MA 2
Brandeis University, MA               1
Brown University, RI 1
Carnegie Mellon University, PA 1
College of William & Mary, VA    1
Columbia University, NY               1
Curtis Institute of Music, PA 1
Duke University, NC 1
Johns Hopkins University, MD 2
Lehigh University, PA 2
Massachusetts Institute of Tech, MA 1
New York University, NY 2
The Ohio State University, OH 1
Pennsylvania State University, PA 1
Rice University, TX 1
Saint Anselm College, NH 1
Syracuse University, NY 1
Texas Christian University, TX 1
University of Arizona, AZ 2
University of Illinois-Urbana Champ 1
University of Maryland-College Park 1
University of Miami, FL 3
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 1
University of Nevada-Reno 2
University of New Hampshire-Durham 1
University of Notre Dame, IN 1
University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras 1
University of Rochester, NY 1
University of Vermont 1
University of Wisconsin-Madison 2
Virginia Commonwealth University 1
Wake Forest University, NC 1
Willamette University, OR 1
Williams College, MA      1
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA 1
Zhejiang University, China 1
Total 46