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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.

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

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Important Dates

January 6
Fee Assistance Program application opens

May 5
2016 AMCAS application opens

June 2
2016 AMCAS application opens for submission

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