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Getting Into Medical School

Integrated Services

The AAMC is here to help you navigate the journey from pre-med through residency and beyond—with reliable, trusted resources and services.

MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

MCAT Exam Policies for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

View MCAT® Exam policies to see which exam(s) medical schools will accept for the 2016, 2017 and 2018 application cycles.

American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS)

AMCAS is a centralized application processing service for applicants to the first-year entering classes at participating U.S. medical schools.

This application is for those applying to the 2015 entering class. The 2016 AMCAS application will open May 5.

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Instruction Manual 

Important Dates

January 6
Fee Assistance Program application opens

April 1
2016 AMCAS Resources released

May 5
2016 AMCAS application opens

Scheduled Maintenance

Pre-health Advisors

Access the Advisor Information System, AMCAS Letter Writer Application, and more.

Letter Writers

Sign in to the AMCAS Letter Writer Application to submit a letter on behalf of an applicant.

Resources for Admissions Staff

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Admissions officers are at the forefront of changing the way medical schools select and train students, cultivating physicians of the future. The AAMC offers a variety of tools and resources to help you along the way.

2015 Application Fees

AMCAS Processing Fee: $160 (includes one medical school designation)

Additional medical school designations: $36 each

Contact AMCAS

Phone: 202-828-0600
Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. (EST)
Closed: Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. (EST)