Supplemental Application

ALL APPLICANTS are required to complete the brief online ISU Veterinary Medicine Supplemental Application. The supplemental application will open May 17, 2023 for the 2023-24 admissions cycle. The FINAL deadline for submitting the Supplemental Application is September 18, 2023, 11:59 pm EDT (10:59 pm CDT).

IMPORTANT - You must start your VMCAS Application first and then your Supplemental Application.  You need your VMCAS ID number to create your Supplemental Application account.  Once your Supplemental Application account is created we are able to record information on your Status Page and communicate with you via the Message Board which is our primary method of communication. Your VMCAS application does not need to be submitted before creating your Supplemental Application. Students applying again- You must fill out a new supplemental application. Unlike VMCAS, the information from your previous year's application cannot be saved. 

Supplemental Application for
Class of 2028 (Entering Fall 2024)

(Available Wednesday May 17, 2023)


Supplemental Application for
Class of 2027 (Entering Fall 2023)


After completing the Supplemental Application and hitting submit, print a copy for your records. A non-refundable $80 processing fee for US citizens or $95 processing fee for international applicants must be paid via credit card online or via check or money order mailed to the address below. Processing fees are good for two consecutive years. If you applied last year to enter Fall 2023, you do not need to pay the fee for this year, entering Fall 2024. (Degree-seeking Iowa State University students and Iowa State University alumni do not need to pay the processing fee.)  

Veterinary Medicine Admissions
2270 Veterinary Medicine
1800 Christensen Drive
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1134

Checks for the processing fee should be made payable to Iowa State University. Please be sure your VMCAS ID is written on the signature page and on the check.

Application Fee Waiver - If you receive an application fee waiver from AAVMC/VMCAS, you may be eligible for a supplemental processing fee waiver. Please put a message on your Message Board via the Supplemental Application Portal. 

For information about sending in transcripts, please click here.

The FINAL deadline for submitting the Supplemental Application is September 18, 2023, 11:59 pm EDT (10:59 pm CDT).

Updated 05/12/2023