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VMCAS Application Cycle Dates

Review the important application cycle dates below. While the cycle close date is the final date you can submit your VMCAS application, VMCAS has additional final application processing dates for managing your application. Note the dates and submission times below.

Application Milestone

Date and Time

The VMCAS application cycle opens.

January 21, 2021

The first date you can select programs in the application.

May 12, 2021

The last date you can order Professional Transcript Entry (PTE).

August 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

The last date your official GRE test scores are matched to your application. Be sure to request your official test scores in advance so they are received by this date.

September 15, 2021 at 5 PM ET

Your transcripts must have a postmarked date of September 29, 2021 in order to be matched to your application. Be sure to request your transcripts in advance so they are received by this date.

September 29, 2021 at 5 PM ET

The VMCAS application cycle closes.

The last date you can:

  • Create an account.
  • Submit your application.
  • Request recommendations.

Additionally, this is the last date your recommenders can submit their recommendations.

September 29, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

If you used the Professional Transcript Entry (PTE) service, this is the last date you can approve your PTE.

If you are in the Undelivered status, this is the last date you can re-submit your application.

October 13, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET

The last date you can be verified.

All application processing ends.

October 20, 2021 at 5 PM ET

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