The states of Idaho and Washington have an agreement which guarantees a certain number of places in the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine to qualified Idaho residents. Normally students must maintain an overall undergraduate GPA of at least 3.50 in their studies prior to admission to the program. Candidates with greater depth and breadth of academic background are given preference by WSU.
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores must be received by October 1 of the year of application. While students may enter the program following completion of an associate degree program acceptance is normally not gained until a baccalaureate program is completed.
Completion of the following courses results in an associate's degree with an area of emphasis in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. The required coursework normally fulfills the first half of baccalaureate degree requirements in Pre-Veterinary Medicine. Course selection should be tailored to match requirements defined by intended transfer institutions.