To be considered for admission, your MCAT score must meet the minimum requirement for the applicant category you are applying.
The MCAT test was changed in 2015. From July 2016 onward, ONLY MCAT scores from the 2015 test format will be accepted. MCAT scores prior to 2015 will not be accepted.
Residents of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island:
- Minimum total score of 503. Can have only one section score of 124, but the total score must still meet minimum.
- Any section score of 123 or less is not eligible for application.
- Two or more section scores of 124 is not eligible for application.
Residents of all other Canadian provinces and territories
- Minimum total score of 506. Can have only one section score of 125, but the total score must still meet minimum.
- Any section score of 124 or less is not eligible for application.
- Two or more section scores of 125 is not eligible for application.
MCAT scores are eligible for five years from the date written. If, at the time of application, your scores are older than 5 years you will be required to rewrite the MCAT.
Section 1 of the application asks you to indicate which set of MCAT scores you want used for assessment. Scores must all be from the same test date.
NEW - The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) are piloting a new fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) during the 2018 testing year. For more information please review the following document MCAT Fee Assistance Program
For the most up to date information for MCAT 2015, including preparation, practice tests and test registration please visit the Medical College Admission Test website.