DVM Admission Timeline

All applicants to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program are responsible to ensure that required materials are on file by the appropriate deadline; incomplete applications will not be reviewed. While the provisions of the UPEI Academic Calendar document will ordinarily be applied as stated, UPEI reserves the right to change any provision listed herein, including but not limited to residency and academic requirements for admission, without notice to individual applicants. Every effort will be made to inform applicants of any changes.

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Atlantic Canadian applicant requirements and deadlines

October 15, 2021

  • Creation of a UPEI application account (if you have not already done so) and submission of the on-line application and fee.
  • Submission of the Atlantic Canadian Residency form and supporting documents.
  • Submission of the Animal/Veterinary Related Experience form.
  • Submission of final official transcripts for courses taken and/or confirmation of courses currently enrolled in.

February 1, 2022

  • Receipt of fall semester transcripts for courses in progress, if applicable.

May 2022

  • Interview and W-SAB testing for applicants who rank highly based on academic achievement occurs on-site at the Atlantic Veterinary College.

June 1, 2022

  • Receipt of winter semester transcripts for courses in progress, if applicable. 

Atlantic Canadian applicant contact:

Tracy Carmichael
tcarmichael@upei.ca
(902) 894-2836


International applicant requirements and deadlines

International applicants, including applicants from the United States, must first apply online through the Veterinary Medical College Application Service (VMCAS) operated by the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges by the VMCAS deadline (see below). Applicants will be contacted to remit the processing fee.

September 29, 2021

  • Completion of the VMCAS application.
  • Applicants will be contacted by UPEI regarding payment of the processing fee.

November 2021

  • Interview and W-SAB testing for applicants who rank highly based on academic achievement occurs on-site at the Atlantic Veterinary College

February 1, 2022

  • Receipt of fall semester transcripts for courses in progress, if applicable.

June 1, 2022

  • Receipt of winter semester transcripts for courses in progress, if applicable.

International applicant contact:

Sharon Gotell
sgotell@upei.ca
902-566-0781