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best out of state chances

Discussion in 'Pre-Veterinary' started by fargeese, May 1, 2007.

  1. fargeese

    fargeese VMRCVM Class of 2012 7+ Year Member

    Oct 6, 2006
    I am sure that someone has already posted this, but I am not smart enough to find the thread. What I would like to know is which schools offer the best chances for an out of stater?

    I still think my state school is my best shot, and I don't have the requirements for some (I went to a liberal arts college and they didn't offer cell bio or animal nutrition), but it would be nice to know where they accept the most applicants from out of state. I got an interview at the state school this year, but would not say I am an outstanding candidate, but rather merely a ok one (3.4 GPA, 3.8 science, 1430 GREs, limited experience, soon to be remedied) so I would like to apply to at least 1 or 2 out of state schools that accept more than 5 uber-brilliant candidates in case I get rejected by my state school again.

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  3. runnerDC

    runnerDC Tufts - class of 2011 2+ Year Member

    Sep 6, 2006
  4. RazorDoc2010

    RazorDoc2010 Mizzou 2011 2+ Year Member

    Oct 1, 2006
    Kansas State
    Iowa State
    Western (no residency classification)

    there are plenty more...those are just the ones I remember from looking at it last year. Just check out the website posted and that should take care of your question. Good luck next year!
  5. ri23

    ri23 OSU CVM Class of 2011 7+ Year Member

    Nov 28, 2006
    Ohio, Penn
  6. silverelf

    silverelf Tufts Class of 2011 2+ Year Member

    Jan 9, 2007
    49% of the class at tufts and penn is out of state since they are technically "private" schools...
  7. JIKJen124

    JIKJen124 5+ Year Member

    Apr 4, 2005
    I think OSU has 37 seats for out of staters. CSU, although super hard to get into, takes a good chunk of out of staters too.
  8. pressmom

    pressmom Third year! 2+ Year Member

    Apr 4, 2007
    First order the Veterinary Medical School Admission Requirements book from AAVMC, as it has a lot of this info. It was my bible this past year.

    Anyway, as taken from it
    pg 10-11

    Auburn: 10
    UC Davis: "Limited"
    CSU: Up to 32
    Cornell: Up to 35
    UF: Not more than 15% of entering class
    UGA: Up to 10
    UIUC: 20-30
    ISU: Up to 22
    KSU: 50% of class
    LSU: Up to 22
    Michigan State: 20-25% of entering class
    UMN: not more than 40% of entering class
    Mississippi State: 35-40
    Missouri: minimum of 16
    NCSU: up to 14
    Ohio State: up to 38
    OK State: up to 20
    Oregon State: up to 8
    U Penn: 50
    Purdue: 20
    UTK: 20
    Tufts: up to 40
    Tuskegee: up to 5
    VA-MD: up to 10
    WSU: limited number of positions
    Western: up to 100
    Wisconsin: up to 20

    Hope this helps. Get the book.
  9. fargeese

    fargeese VMRCVM Class of 2012 7+ Year Member

    Oct 6, 2006
    I knew I was just looking in the wrong place! thanks everyone:)
  10. fscth

    fscth Cat Whisperer

    Apr 30, 2007
    Wow this is my dream topic!
    Thanks for all the info guys!

    I am from Alaska so any colleges I apply to will be out of staters! ;)
  11. wont

    wont 2+ Year Member

    Mar 9, 2007
    For alaska Washington State University is in-state ... sort of.
  12. KittenKiller

    KittenKiller chop suey 7+ Year Member

    Jan 25, 2007
    Kennett Square, PA
    Cornell also takes about half its class from out of state.
  13. deadvet

    deadvet 7+ Year Member

    Oct 14, 2006

    Incorrect quote for ISU. The number of out of staters accepted is approximately 50!

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