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How to Apply



At St. Matthew's University, our team of admissions advisors are pleased to assist you and respond to any question or concerns promptly and professionally. Please feel free to contact our friendly and knowledgeable admissions advisors at:

Phone: 800.498.9700 or 407.488.1700
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Due to our rolling admissions, there is no deadline to apply. Semesters begin in September, January, and May. Apply now by following these simple steps:

1. Complete the Online Application Form

To begin your application process, please complete the online application form: Apply Now

2. Submit the Application Fee

An application fee of $75 (U.S.) is required to process your application, and may be submitted online using a credit card. If you prefer, you may pay by check or money order, payable in U.S. dollars. Please be sure to include your name on the check or money order, and mail it to the address below when you submit your application.

3. Submit Required Documents

In addition to your application and fee, you will need to submit the following documents to complete the application process:

  1. TRANSCRIPTS: Official transcript(s) from each college/university or professional school you attended. Student-issued copies may suffice, pending official transcripts.
  2. PERSONAL STATEMENT: The personal statement should indicate (A) your purpose for considering a career in veterinary medicine; (B) why you would be an asset to St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine; (C) your significant activities or accomplishments, personal interests, unique aspects of your pre-veterinary preparation and any additional information that would help the Admissions Committee in the evaluation of your application. (A maximum of 500 words is recommended to answer these questions.) You may attach your personal statement to your online application.
  3. RESUME: Your current resume is required, and you may attach it to your online application.
  4. LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION: Two letters of recommendation are required. Evaluations from a college pre-veterinary-medical committee are accepted in lieu of individual letters. 
  5. TOEFL: Applicants whose principal language is not English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). More information on TOEFL can be found at the official TOEFL test site.
Mailing Address

Please mail your application fee and documents to this address:

St. Matthew's University
12124 High Tech Avenue, Suite 290
Orlando, FL 32817

Interview

When a candidate is favorably considered, the admissions committee schedules an interview. The interview may be in person or by video conference.

Transfer Students

St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine welcomes applications from qualified transfer students from veterinary medical schools recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and or the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB). Acceptance of transfer credits is at the discretion of the university.