U.S. MCAT Calendar, Scheduling Deadlines, and Score Release Dates

2021 MCAT calendar, scheduling deadlines, and score release dates for U.S. testing centers. Follow @AAMC_MCAT for updates and announcements!

Standard start times will be 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day.

Scores are released by 5:00 p.m. ET on the scheduled date.

*Scores for 9/27/20 and 9/28/20 exams will be released on 10/13/20.

All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. local test center time on the day of the deadline.

Test Date Gold Zone
Deadline 
Silver Zone
Deadline
Bronze Zone
Deadline
Score Release
Date
January 15 Dec. 17, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 Jan. 7 Feb. 17
January 16 Dec. 18, 2020 Jan. 1 Jan. 8 Feb. 17
January 21 Dec. 23, 2020 Jan. 6 Jan. 13 Feb. 24
January 25 Dec. 27, 2020 Jan. 10 Jan. 17 Feb. 24
March 13 Feb. 12 Feb. 26 March 5 April 13
March 26 Feb. 25 March 11 March 18 April 27
April 10 March 12 March 26 April 2 May 11
April 23 March 25 April 8 April 15 May 25
April 30 April 1 April 15 April 22 June 1
May 1 April 2 April 16 April 23 June 1
May 14 April 15 April 29 May 6 June 15
May 15 April 16 April 30 May 7 June 15
May 20 April 21 May 5 May 12 June 22
May 28 April 29 May 13 May 20 June 29
June 4 May 6 May 20 May 27 July 7
June 18 May 20 June 3 June 10 July 20
June 19 May 21 June 4 June 11 July 20
June 26 May 28 June 11 June 18 July 27
June 30 June 1 June 15 June 22 Aug. 3
July 17 June 18 July 2 July 9 Aug. 17
July 22 June 23 July 7 July 14 Aug. 24
July 30 July 1 July 15 July 22 Aug. 31
August 7 July 9 July 23 July 30 Sept. 8
August 13 July 15 July 29 Aug. 5 Sept. 14
August 21 July 23 Aug. 6 Aug. 13 Sept. 21
August 26 July 28 Aug. 11 Aug. 18 Sept. 28
August 27 July 29 Aug. 12 Aug. 19 Sept. 28
September 2 Aug. 4 Aug. 18 Aug. 25 Oct. 5
September 3 Aug. 5 Aug. 19 Aug. 26 Oct. 5
September 10 Aug. 12 Aug. 26 Sept. 2 Oct. 12
September 11 Aug. 13 Aug. 27 Sept. 3 Oct. 12

 

Zone Deadlines:
All deadlines are at 11:59 p.m. local test center time on the day of the deadline.

BRONZE Zone scheduling deadline: Last date to reschedule or cancel a reservation and last date to edit registration information such as name, address, consents, etc.

Please see the Scheduling Fees and the MCAT Essentials for more information.

2021 U.S. Testing Calendar and Score Release Dates (Updated)

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