All applicants to the MD Program are required to write the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) prior to, and within five years of, the application deadline date and must release their scores to OMSAS by the OMSAS deadline.
- The score from the Critical Analysis and Reasoning Section of the MCAT will be used in both formulae (offer of interview and advancement to Collation). A minimum score of 123 is required. The scores on the other sections of the MCAT will not be considered in the selection process.
- The most recent test result will be used for those applicants who attempt the MCAT more than once. For more information on the MCAT, click here
MCAT Fee Assistance Program for Canadians
The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) offer a fee assistance program for Canadian examinees in financial need who register for the Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®).
Students interested in the Fee Assistance Program for Canadians can learn more about the eligibility criteria, application process, and deadlines by visiting AFMC's website at http://www.afmc.ca/en/mcat-fee-assistance-program. AFMC will review applications, determine eligibility for financial assistance and notify awardees.
Releasing your MCAT Score to OMSAS
You must release your MCAT scores to OMSAS each year you apply (no earlier than July 7, 2022). To release your MCAT scores to OMSAS, log in to your AAMC account. Under the My Reports tab, click “Send Scores Electronically”. You can then select the institutions to release the scores to “Ontario Medical School Application Service”.