Optional Admissions Forms for UCD

The criteria for applicant selection for the Class of 2018 has changed from what is described below. Please see for details while we work to update our web pages.

NOTE: Once your VMCAS application has been received by our office you will be granted access to our Applicant Portal. If you intend to apply for either of these programs, you will UPLOAD the filled out application to the Applicant Portal. Here are some IMPORTANT instructions to help you get started.

1. DO NOT attempt to fill out the application using your web browser or Preview.

2. Instead, save it to your computer and use the free version of Acrobat Reader to fill it out.

3. Open saved copy and fill in the blanks.

4. Save your application

5. Submit to the Applicant Portal

Veterinary Medical Opportunity Program (VMOP)

Currently under revision. Please check back

Veterinary Scientist Training Program (VSTP)

The Veterinary Scientist Training Program (VSTP) is designed to train the next generation of veterinary scientists. UC Davis combines a rich pre-clinical and clinical training with a strong commitment to basic and clinical research. Particular strengths include the Center for Comparative Medicine, our Cancer Research Program (UC Davis has recently achieved the National Cancer Institutes prestigious designation as a Cancer Center), a world recognized Neuroscience Research Center and our Biomedical Engineering Program. The emerging Genomics Center and our strong integration with the Western Human Nutrition Research Group as well as the Shriner's Hospital provide a tremendous wealth of talented investigators and infrastructure for cutting edge research in a wide variety of fields. 

  • VSTP Application Form can be found on the VSTP website. For more information regarding VSTP, please click here.