Frequently Asked Questions


What qualifications do admitted applicants usually have?

How many hands-on animal activities are there?

I have already applied to veterinary school. Is this program right for me?

Is on-campus housing available?

I am over 23 years old, but the Adult session dates do not work with my schedule. Can I apply to a College session?

If I am not accepted to AVM, is it possible to reapply the following year?

I already attended AVM. Can I apply again for this summer?

I was accepted to the AVM program, but I have to withdraw my application after paying the full tuition. Can I get my money back?

I am a guidance counselor, career counselor, or veterinarian. How can I get more information?

Applying to AVM

I am a high school student and I already submitted my 1st quarter grades. Do I also need my school to send in my 2nd quarter grades?

How should letters of evaluation be submitted?

Do I need to take the GRE or SAT to complete the AVM application?

I am a college freshman. What transcripts should I submit?

Can I apply to both the residential high school session and the day high school session?

I have been out of school for a while, and have lost contact with my professors. May I substitute employers for letters of evaluation?


When are admission decisions made?

Is there a waiting list?

What are my chances of being admitted from the waiting list?

Financial Aid

Who is eligible for financial aid?

How do you make financial aid decisions?

I am financially independent. Do I need to submit tax documents from my parents as part of my financial aid application?

High School Residential Sessions

Where do students stay while attending a residential session?

Are students in a residential high school session supervised at Assumption College?

What do students in a residential high school session do during weeknights and weekends?