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

2018 MCAT calendar, scheduling deadlines, and score release dates for U.S. testing centers. Follow @AAMC_MCAT for updates and announcements!

All MCAT exams begin at 8 a.m. local time.  
All deadlines are at 7:59 a.m. local test center time on the day of the deadline.

Test Date Gold Zone Deadline* Silver Zone Deadline** Bronze Zone Deadline*** Score Release+
January 19 Dec. 21, 2017 Jan. 4 Jan. 11 Feb. 23
January 20 Dec. 22, 2017 Jan. 5 Jan. 12 Feb. 23
January 25 Dec. 27, 2017 Jan. 10 Jan. 17 Feb. 27
March 24 Feb. 23 Mar. 9 Mar. 16 May 1
April 6 Mar. 8 Mar. 22 Mar. 29 May 8
April 20 Mar. 22 Apr. 5 Apr. 12 May 22
April 21 Mar. 23 Apr. 6 Apr. 13 May 22
May 5 Apr. 6 Apr. 20 Apr. 27 June 5
May 18 Apr. 19 May 3 May 10 June 19
May 19 Apr. 20 May 4 May 11 June 19
May 24 Apr. 25 May 9 May 16 June 26
June 1 May 3 May 17 May 24 July 3
June 2 May 4 May 18 May 25 July 3
June 16 May 18 June 1 June 8 July 17
June 29 May 31 June 14 June 21 July 31
June 30 June 1 June 15 June 22 July 31
July 7 June 8 June 22 June 29 Aug. 7
July 20 June 21 July 5 July 12 Aug. 21
July 21 June 22 July 6 Juy 13 Aug. 21
July 24 June 25 July 9 July 16 Aug. 23
August 3 July 5 July 19 July 26 Sept. 5
August 4 July 6 July 20 July 27 Sept. 5
August 9 July 11 July 25 Aug. 1 Sept. 11
August 10 July 12 July 26 Aug. 2 Sept. 11
August 18 July 20 Aug. 3 Aug. 10 Sept. 18
August 31 Aug. 2 Aug. 16 Aug. 23 Oct. 2
September 1 Aug. 3 Aug. 17 Aug. 24 Oct. 2
September 8 Aug. 10 Aug. 24 Aug. 31 Oct. 9
September 18 Aug. 20 Sept. 3 Sept. 10 Oct. 23
September 19 Aug. 21 Sept. 4 Sept. 11 Oct. 23


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

Zone Deadlines:
All deadlines are at 7:59 a.m. local test center time on the day of the deadline

  • *GOLD Zone scheduling deadline: Last date to reschedule at the lower rate and last date to receive a partial refund for cancelling an exam.
  • **SILVER Zone scheduling deadline: Last date for initial registration without a fee increase and last date to reschedule.
  • ***BRONZE Zone scheduling deadline: Last date to cancel a reservation and last date to edit registration information such as name, address, consents, etc.

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

 

2018 MCAT Calendar and Score Release Dates

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MCAT Essentials

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