MCAT 2020 Test Dates

  • /Reviewed by: Amy Rontal, MD
  • If you’re planning to take the MCAT® in 2020, you have a number of options when it comes to the time of year to actually sit for the exam. There are many factors that contribute to your ultimate decision of when the take the test. We have a post that will help you determine when to take the MCAT®.

    Below, we’ve listed the dates for your reference. Note that you will always sit for the exam at 8 a.m. regardless of which date you choose. Also, some test dates tend to fill up a lot faster than others, so you’ll want to get a jump on registering for your exam date as soon as you have an idea of when you’d like to take it.

    Test Date

    Score Release Date

    January 17 February 18
    January 18 February 18
    January 23 February 25
    March 14 April 14
    March 27 May 1
    April 4 May 5
    April 24 May 27
    April 25 May 27
    May 9 June 9
    May 15 June 16
    May 16 June 16
    May 21 June 23
    May 29 June 30
    June 5 July 7
    June 19 July 21
    June 20 July 21
    June 27 July 28
    July 7 August 6
    July 18 August 18
    July 23 August 25
    July 31 September 1
    August 1 September 1
    August 7 September 9
    August 8 September 9
    August 14 September 15
    August 29 September 29
    September 3 October 6
    September 4 October 6
    September 11 October 13
    September 12 October 13

    The AAMC also has an MCAT® schedule that you can download here for reference. Once you’ve chosen your test date, register for the exam.

    As you prepare for your exam, the greatest gift you can give yourself is to take this test seriously. By that we mean that you should be sure to set aside a responsible amount of time to prepare. Just because your GPA is amazing doesn’t mean you should risk winging this exam. Be diligent, take a hard look at your strengths and weaknesses, and do your best to set yourself up for success come test day.

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