Application Statistics - Class of 2023

Applicant Pool Summary:

Residency *Applied Offered Admission Accepted offer Gender Applied Accepted
California Residents 516 149 130 Female 821 125
Non-residents 438 36 15 Male 148 22
International 25 6 2 Not stated 10 0
Total Applicants *979 191 147 Total 1040 147

*Received 1122 applications from VMCAS. Only 979 applicants completed application requirements.

Statistics of Accepted Applicants

  • Average GPAs: 
    • CA Residents - Overall Science (3.65), Last 45 Sem/68 Qtr Units (3.78)
    • Non-Residents (includes international) – Overall Science (3.94), Last 45 Sem/68 Qtr Units (3.96)
  • Ranges for CA residents:
    • The student with the lowest Overall Science GPA (3.00), had a 45 Sem/68 Qtr Units GPA of 3.80 and a GRE Quant score of 62%
    • The student with the lowest 45 Sem/68 Qtr units GPA (3.24), had an Overall Science GPA of 3.32 and GRE Quant score of 68%
    • The student with the lowest GRE Quant score (38%), had an Overall Science GPA of 3.43 and 45 Sem/68 Qtr Units GPA of 3.62
  • Average GRE scores:
    • California residents: Quantitative 71%
    • Non-residents: Quantitative 82%
  • Average Age: 23 (age range 20-37)
  • Ethnicity: Caucasian (87), Asian/Other Asian (31), Hispanic/Mexican American/Other Spanish (5), Mixed Race/Multi-Ethnic (24), African American/Black (1)
  • Undergraduate Majors: Animal-Related Sciences (54), Biological Sciences (81), Chemistry/Physics/Other Sciences (7), Humanities/Social Sciences/Other (8) 
  • Degrees Received by end of Spring 2019: Bachelor’s (148); Master’s (10); PhD/Professional (0)
  • Applicants Admitted on 1st Application: (135), 2nd (12), 3rd or more (1)
  • Areas of Interest Species Specific: small animal (51), mixed animal (27), equine (8), wildlife (24), zoo (5), large animal (6), lab animal (4), food animal (7), small/equine (8), avian/exotics (3), dairy (3), fish (2)
  • Areas of Career Interest at Application: Private Practice/Specialty Practice (101); Academics/Research/Teaching (27); Public Health (20)
  • Average Veterinary Experience Hours: 1698 (range: 186-8550 hours)
  • First Generation Students: 29

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

University of California

Accepted

UC Berkeley

7

UC Davis

50

UC Irvine

4

UC Los Angeles

4

UC Merced 1

UC Riverside

0

UC San Diego

6

UC Santa Barbara

7

UC Santa Cruz

3

Total

82

 

 

California State Universities

Accepted

Chico 2

Northridge

1

Pomona

2

Sacramento

1

San Marcos

1

San Luis Obispo

8

Sonoma

1

Total

17

Other California Colleges

Accepted

Dominican University

1

Loyola Marymount University 

2

Mills College

1

Stanford University

2

University of the Pacific 2
University of San Diego 1

Total

9

Out-of-State Colleges Accepted
Amherst University, MA 1
Austin Peay University, TN 1
Becker College, MA               1
Boston College, MA 1
Bucknell University, PA 1
Calvin College, MI    1
Clemson University, SC               1
College of Holy Cross, MA 1
Columbia University, NY 1
Duke University, NC 1
Gonzaga University, WA 1
Grand Canyon University, AZ 1
Harvard University, MA 1
Lewis & Clark College, OR 1
Mount Holyoke College, MA 1
Northeastern University, MA 1
Ohio State University, OH 2
Princeton University, NJ 1
Rice University, TX 1
Southern Oregon University, OR 1
Tufts University, MA 1
Tulane University, LA 1
University of Delaware 1
University of Hawaii, Manoa 1
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2
University of Maryland, College Park 1
University of Miami 1
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 1
University of New Hampshire, Durham 2
University of Puget Sound, WA 1
University of South Florida 1
University of Tennessee, Knoxville 1
University of Washington 1
University of Wyoming 1
Vanderbilt University, TN 1
West Virginia University 1
Yale University, CT 1
Total 41