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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.


Medical School Policies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

Medical School Policies on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

This table shows the partial list of medical schools that have reported willingness to consider Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) applicants.

Thinking about going to medical school? You probably have questions about how to prepare, apply, and choose the right school. You can find all of your answers from the AAMC’s Medical School Admission Requirements resources.

The Official Guide to Medical School Admissions (print or e-book)

Written and published by the Association of American Medical Colleges, this guide is the only official comprehensive source of information on preparing for and applying to medical school.

This guide is packed with crucial information on applying about how to make yourself a better prepared and more attractive applicant, and everything about the entire admissions process. You get details about the MCAT exam, how admissions decisions are made, and information on diversity in medical schools, financing, applicant and matriculant data, and more. Order your copy today in print or e-book.

Medical School Admission Requirements for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools

When you’re ready to get into specifics on individual medical schools, you’ll need the Medical School Admission Requirements for U.S. and Canadian Medical Schools website. It’s the only comprehensive resource with accurate data that comes directly from the MCAT exam and AMCAS application. This powerful database allows you to easily browse, search, sort, and compare individual U.S. and Canadian medical schools and B.S./M.D. programs. It’s updated annually with the most recent data from LCME, AMCAS, MCAT, and more, and in collaboration with medical schools.

See a series of quick Online Demos  to learn how to use all of the features of the Medical School Admission Requirements database, including searches, accessing particular content, writing notes, comparing schools side by side, and saving them as Favorites.

Preview the Medical School Admission Requirements

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The Medical School Admission Requirements website has information on the U.S. and Canadian medical schools and undergraduate/M.D. combined programs.

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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.