Texas Tech University SVM Joins TMDSAS
We are pleased to announce that the Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine
is now officially the newest addition to TMDSAS! Applications can be submitted beginning
on Wednesday, September 30 at 8 am CDT.
September 22, 2020
RE: Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine Receives Letter of Reasonable
Assurance, Officially Joins TMDSAS
Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine (TTU SVM) has received their Letter
of Reasonable Assurance from the American Medical Association Council of Education,
enabling it to officially accept veterinary students. TTU SVM becomes the second institution
of veterinary medicine in the state of Texas and the eighteenth TMDSAS member institution.
The new school opens at a time when there is growing need for veterinarians in the
State and interest in veterinary medicine has been sharply increasing over the last
several years. Dr. John Dascanio, Senior Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs
added, “The Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine is excited to join
TMDSAS as we begin accepting applications for our inaugural class in our mission of
serving rural and regional communities. Many have planned over numerous years for
the school to open and we are appreciative of TMDSAS’s partnership in making this
We look forward to meeting our future students!” We look forward to working with Dr.
Dascanio and the TTU SVM team as TMDSAS continues to expand opportunities to better
serve the pre-health community for the benefit of future veterinarians in Texas.
Instructions for Future Applicants to Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine
The Texas Tech University School of Veterinary Medicine will begin accepting applications
on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 at 8:00 AM CDT. Current TMDSAS applicants will
receive an email from TMDSAS on how to apply to the new institution, and applicants
who have not yet submitted will have the option to add TTU SVM in their [Select Schools]
page of their application at that time.
The application deadline is December 21st, 2020 at 5:00 PM CST, although applicants
are encouraged to submit as early as possible. Furthermore, TTU SVM will be sending
out secondary application invitations on a rolling basis once they begin reviewing
About the author: The Texas Health Education Service amplifies TMDSAS and JAMP’s missions to serve students, collegiate advisors, and professional schools in Texas by providing students with accurate educational resources to enhance their preparation for a career in the health professions, and supporting efforts by advisors and professional schools to reach students and enrich the applicant pool.