In order to be eligible to apply to the Doctor of Medicine Program, the MCAT must be written on or before August 19, 2023. Scores must be released to Memorial University, as outlined below, on or before Friday, September 22, 2023. Scores released after this date are not accepted; the only method of score submission is via your AAMC account, screen shots are not permitted.
Scores older than 5 years from the deadline date (prior to August 30, 2018) are expired and not accepted.
The Admissions and Interview Committees reviews all writings of the MCAT and considers score improvements; applicants must release all test scores to Memorial University, as described below. The AAMC DOES NOT automatically release MCAT scores to schools unless directed by the applicant. The applicant must log in to their AAMC account to release their score the schools to which they are applying. The deadline to release scores for the 2023- 2024 application cycle is Friday, September 22, 2023.
- Log in to your AAMC account.
- Under the My Reports tab, click “Send Scores Electronically”.
- Select the institutions to which you are applying to release your score(s). For Memorial University, select “Memorial University of Newfoundland Faculty of Medicine” as indicated below.
For previous entering classes, the average MCAT score is 505-507 within the Newfoundland and Labrador pool, with section scores being between 125-128.
The fee to write the MCAT exam is $330 USD. Applicants experiencing financial difficulty may qualify for a fee reduction via the Association of Faculties of Medicine in Canada (AFMC) or via the Canadian fee assistance program at AAMC: MCAT Fee Assistance Program for Canadians. Receiving fee assistance from AAMC comes with several benefits in addition of a fee reduction to $135USD. Please note that applicants seeking financial assistance must be approved for the Fee Assistance Program prior to registering for the exam to receive reduced registration fees. Benefits of fee assistance are not retroactive; reimbursements are not issued after registration and scheduling of the exam.
The AAMC has many resources to assist in MCAT preparation, many of which are free. As well, the Khan Academy offers a free prep course online with many practice passages to assist in studying. It is not necessary to complete an expensive MCAT prep course in order to do well on the exam.