Texas Tech University

Application Process

All applicants must be Texas or New Mexico residents. Applicant evaluation forms must be received by TMDSAS by the closing date for applications. Applicants can check the TMDSAS website via the “Check Status” tab for receipt of documents.

Application deadlines must be followed. No exceptions will be made to these deadlines.

Application Documents

  1. Applicants must submit an application and applicant evaluation forms through the Texas Medical and Dental Schools Application Service (TMDSAS). Applications will open May 3rd, 2021 and will close on September 15th, 2021.
  2. An invitation to complete the TTU SVM Secondary Application will be sent to candidates via email once they complete their TMDSAS application and after meeting the TTU SVM admission requirements. It is expected that secondary applications will be emailed out beginning the week of June 1st, 2021 . Once the candidate is invited to begin their secondary application, they will have until September 15, 2021 at 5pm (CST) to complete/submit the application.
  3. Student will need to complete the CASPer situational judgement test before their application will be considered for interview consideration. The deadline to complete the test will be October 14th, 2021. On the last day to submit the CASPer test, students must begin their test by 4:00pm (5:00pm EST) and submit by 6:00pm (7:00pm EST).
  4. Official transcripts must be submitted to TMDSAS via the mechanisms in their official handbook.

Deadline Dates

  • TMDSAS Application: September 15, 2021, 5:00pm
  • TTU SVM Secondary Application: September 15, 2021, 5:00pm
  • CASPer Test: October 14th, 2021, 6:00pm (7:00pm EST)

Note: all deadline times are in Central Daylight Time (CDT) zone.

Application Fees

  1. TMDSAS fees – Submit your application $200 fee through TMDSAS. Please refer to TMDSAS website for due dates for payment of fees by credit card, cashier's check, money order, or electronic funds transfer.
  2. TTU SVM fees – Your secondary application fee of $75 will be submitted through the TTU SVM application website. This will only be for those who are invited to submit secondary applications.
  3. CASPer Test fees- submit your $52 fee ($40 test fee, $12 distribution fee) directly to CASPer through their website.