Applying to Medical School with AMCAS®

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) is the AAMC's centralized medical school application processing service. Most U.S. medical schools use AMCAS as the primary application method for their first-year entering classes.

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American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®)

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) is the AAMC's centralized medical school application processing service.
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How to Apply to Medical School with AMCAS®

These pages outline the sections of the AMCAS® application. Full details can be found in the 2018 AMCAS® Instruction Manual. Visit the FAQ page for answers to your questions.

Participating Medical Schools and Deadlines

Use the AAMC American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) Medical Schools and Deadlines search tool to find application deadlines at participating regular MD programs.

AMCAS® FAQs

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding the American Medical College Application Service (AMCAS®) application process. For more detailed FAQs on the AMCAS Letter of Evaluation process including...

AMCAS® Tools and Tutorials

The AAMC American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) resources, tools and tutorials for pre-med students preparing to apply to medical schools.

AMCAS® Application Policies

The American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) application policies are established protocols for applicants and admission officers.

AMCAS® Overview Video Series - Part I

Watch this short video about the 2018 AMCAS application process and important dates for the 2018 cycle.
This application is for those applying to the 2018 entering class.
This application is now open for submission to AMCAS. 
As of June 28, 2017, AMCAS is:
Marking as “Received” transcripts delivered on - June 27, 2017.
Processing applications that reached “Ready For Review” status on - June 9, 2017.

Contact AMCAS®

Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. ET
Closed Wednesday, 3-5 p.m. ET

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Important Dates

See upcoming events, webinars, and important AMCAS deadlines.

2018 AMCAS® Application Fees

AMCAS® Processing Fee: $160 (includes one medical school designation) Additional medical school designations: $39 each    

2018 AMCAS® Instruction Manual

Outline of the current AMCAS application process, policies, and procedures.

AMCAS® Resources for Pre-Health Advisors and Letter Writers

Find tools for you and your advisees to use throughout the American Medical College Application Service® (AMCAS®) application process.

Resources for Admissions Officers

Medical school admission staff can find the AAMC’s resources that support their efforts to identify, select, and train future physicians on the Admissions Hub.

2017 AMCAS® Sign In

This is the previous cycle's application for those that applied to the 2017 entering class.