It’s not all bad news in the world of medicine! Though all MCAT test dates through April 16th have been canceled, the AAMC have added six new dates starting in June. The AAMC also stated that they might expedite MCAT scores so that students are not disadvantaged by the later exam dates.
Below is the current MCAT schedule with the newly added dates highlighted in yellow:
|2020 MCAT Test Date||Score Release Date|
|Friday, January 17, 2020||Tuesday, February 18, 2020|
|Saturday, January 18, 2020||Tuesday, February 18, 2020|
|Thursday, January 23, 2020||Tuesday, February 25, 2020|
|Saturday, March 14, 2020||Tuesday, April 14, 2020|
|Friday, March 27, 2020 (CANCELED)||Friday, May 1, 2020|
|Saturday, April 4, 2020 (CANCELED)||Tuesday, May 5, 2020|
|Friday, April 24, 2020 (CANCELED)||Wednesday, May 27, 2020|
|Saturday, April 25, 2020 (CANCELED)||Wednesday, May 27, 2020|
|Saturday, May 9, 2020 (CANCELED)||Tuesday, June 9, 2020|
|Friday, May 15, 2020 (CANCELED)||Tuesday, June 16, 2020|
|Saturday, May 16, 2020 (CANCELED)||Tuesday, June 16, 2020|
|Thursday, May 21, 2020 (CANCELED)||Tuesday, June 23, 2020|
|Friday, May 29, 2020||Tuesday, June 30, 2020|
|Friday, June 5, 2020||Tuesday, July 7, 2020|
|Friday, June 19, 2020||Tuesday, July 21, 2020|
|Saturday, June 20, 2020||Tuesday, July 21, 2020|
|Saturday, June 27, 2020||Tuesday, July 28, 2020|
|Sunday, June 28, 2020 (NEW)|
|Tuesday, July 7, 2020||Thursday, August 6, 2020|
|Saturday, July 18, 2020||Tuesday, August 18, 2020|
|Thursday, July 23, 2020||Tuesday, August 25, 2020|
|Friday, July 31, 2020||Tuesday, September 1, 2020|
|Saturday, August 1, 2020||Tuesday, September 1, 2020|
|Friday, August 7, 2020||Wednesday, September 9, 2020|
|Saturday, August 8, 2020||Wednesday, September 9, 2020|
|Friday, August 14, 2020||Tuesday, September 15, 2020|
|Saturday, August 29, 2020||Tuesday, September 29, 2020|
|Thursday, September 3, 2020||Tuesday, October 6, 2020|
|Friday, September 4, 2020||Tuesday, October 6, 2020|
|Friday, September 11, 2020||Tuesday, October 13, 2020|
|Saturday, September 12, 2020||Tuesday, October 13, 2020|
|Sunday, September 27, 2020 (NEW)|
|Monday, September 28, 2020 (NEW)|
You can register for the 2020 MCAT via aamc.org/MCAT, but you will want to make sure you are registering early. MCAT dates fill up fast and unlike other exams, it is not offered year round.
Registration for the MCAT is split into two different phases. In October of any given year, students can register for tests that are administered from Jan through May. In February, June through September test dates open for registration. You will want to register early to get a testing center near you!
Nope. You can only register for 1 date at a time per AAMC rules. You will not be able to register for more than one test day until you release your registration.
MCAT scores are release 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.
MCAT scores are released at 5 pm EST on the score release date.
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