Troy University Pre-Professional Programs

Pre-Veterinary Medicine Program

Minimal Requirements for Entrance

Biology 1100, 1101 with lab (8 hours)
General Chemistry 1142, 1143 with lab (8 hours)
Organic Chemistry 3342, 3343 with lab(8 hours)
Introduction to Biochemistry (CHM 3357) and lab (4 hours)
General Physics 2252, 2253 with lab(8 hours)
*Mathematics 1125 (Calculus)
*English 1101, 1102
*English 2205, 2206 or 3394, 3395
*HIS 1101, 1102
*PHI 2204 (Ethics)
*SOC 2275 and ANT 2200 or PSY 2200
*ART 1133 (Visual Arts)

Select 2 courses from:
BIO 3372 and lab, BIO 4433 and lab, BIO 4478 and lab,
BIO 3320 and lab, BIO 4471 and lab,
BIO 3382 and lab, BIO 4432 and lab

*With a B.S. Degree, the above courses can be waived. There is a 6 year rule for courses in organic chemistry and physics.

Veterinary Medicine Schools in Alabama

Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
(334) 844-2685
Auburn University Veterinary School

Tuskegee University
School of Veterinary Medicine
(334) 727-8460

Education Required

Minimum requirement is 3 years of college; majority of applicants have a 4 year college degree. Candidates with a bachelor's degree are given preferential consideration.

Degree / Major

Any major is acceptable as long as you meet the minimal entrance requirements.

Admission Test

VCAT (Veterinary College Admission Test)
The Psychological Corporation
555 Academic Court
San Antonio, Texas 78204-3956

Application Materials

Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements in the United States and Canada
Marcia James Sawyer
Betz Publishing Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 34631
Bethesda, MD 20817
(800) 634-4365
(301) 340-0030

Committee on Admissions
College of Veterinary Medicine
217 Goodwin Center
Auburn University
Auburn, AL 36849

Tuskegee University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Tuskegee, AL 36088
(205) 727-8460

Resource Materials

Strategy for Success
National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box 5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017
(217) 333-0090 Fax: (217) 333-0122


National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
P.O. Box5017-A
Champaign, IL 61825-5017

Association of American Veterinary Colleges
1023 15th St. N.W., Third Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 371-9195

Questions or comments? Contact the TROY Office of the Pre-Professional Studies.

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