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Medical School Application Costs

Medical School Application

COSTS OF APPLYING

Begin saving money as early as your first year in college. Below is a chart with actual and approximate fees that an applicant may spend on their application to medical school:

ITEM

COST – 2012

(a) MCAT Test

Actual: $240

(b) MCAT Preparation Course

Approximate: $1,200

(c) Initial AMCAS Application

Actual: $160

(d) Average # of schools applied: 10-15

Actual: $33 per school

(e) Secondary/Supplementary Application

Approximate Average: $100 per school

(f) Travel Costs To Attend Interviews

Approximate: $2,500

Approximate Cost

$7,520

**For severe financial hardship, a Fee Assistance Program (FAP) is available. To learn more go here: https://www.aamc.org/students/applying/fap/