The 2020 MCAT testing cycle ended at the end of September, and more than 88,000 examinees took the exam. 2021 MCAT test dates are now available, and are below. Have you started preparing yet with an MCAT tutor yet?
Registration for 2021 opened on Tuesday, November 10 at 12PM EST for January and March dates. Those who wished to preregister could do so beginning on November 2 at 12PM EST. Save time on registration day by filling out your information in the MCAT Registration System in advance.
April, May and June test date registration opens in February 2021. We will post all updates as they are released!
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|Test Date||Release Date|
|January 15, 2021||February 17, 2021|
|January 16, 2021||February 17, 2021|
|January 21, 2021||February 24, 2021|
|January 25, 2021||February 24, 2021|
|March 13, 2021||April 13, 2021|
|March 26, 2021||April 27, 2021|
|April 10, 2021||May 11, 2021|
|April 23, 2021||May 25, 2021|
|April 30, 2021||June 1, 2021|
|May 1, 2021||June 1, 2021|
|May 14, 2021||June 15, 2021|
|May 15, 2021||June 15, 2021|
|May 20, 2021||June 22, 2021|
|May 28, 2021||June 29, 2021|
|June 4, 2021||July 7, 2021|
|June 18, 2021||July 20, 2021|
|June 19, 2021||July 20, 2021|
|June 26, 2021||July 27, 2021|
|June 30, 2021||August 3, 2021|
|July 17, 2021||August 17, 2021|
|July 22, 2021||August 24, 2021|
|July 30, 2021||August 31, 2021|
|August 7, 2021||September 8, 2021|
|August 13, 2021||September 14, 2021|
|August 21, 2021||September 21, 2021|
|August 26, 2021||September 28, 2021|
|August 27, 2021||September 28, 2021|
|September 2, 2021||October 5, 2021|
|September 3, 2021||October 5, 2021|
|September 10, 2021||October 12, 2021|
|September 11, 2021||October 12, 2021|
You can register for the 2021 MCAT via The AAMC MCAT Registration Site. You will want to make sure you are registering early in the process. MCAT dates can fill up very fast and unlike other exams, it is not offered year round. We recommend that you start planning the process early in the year.
Registration for the MCAT is split into two different phases. For 2021, the registration status on November 10th, 2020. This will allow you to register for the Jan through April test dates. In February, May through September test dates open for registration. You will want to register early to get a testing center near you!
No, you cannot. The AAMC requires that you are only registered for one date at a time. You will not be able to register for more than one test day until you release your registration. You can also re-register once you have taken the MCAT.
MCAT scores are released to students about a month after test date. You should take this into account when registering for the MCAT, as there is a point where it may not make sense to apply any longer that cycle. Check out When is the Latest I Should Take My MCAT for more information. Once the MCAT score is released, if you have applied your schools will automatically be updated with the score!
MCAT scores are released at 5 pm EST on the score release date.
In 2020, AAMC made the decision to shorten the MCAT given the testing center chaos that COVID caused. It is anticipated that the 2021 MCAT administration will return to the “longer” version of the exam.
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