Entrance Exams

Most professional schools require entrance exams. Links are provided below to information about each of these exams. Free exam preparation materials are available for borrowing from the Pre-Health Pathways Advisor.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)

The MCAT is required for all students applying to allopathic (MD) or osteopathic (DO) medical schools and podiatry schools.

About the MCAT
Register for the MCAT
Prepare for the MCAT

Pharmacy College Admission Test (PCAT)

The PCAT is required for students applying to pharmacy schools.

About the PCAT 
Register for the PCAT
Prepare for the PCAT

Dental Admission Test (DAT)

The DAT is required for students applying to dental schools.

About the DAT
Register for the DAT
Prepare for the DAT

Optometry Admission Test (OAT)

The OAT is required for students applying to optometry schools.

About the OAT
Register for the OAT
Prepare for the OAT

Graduate Record Exam (GRE)

The GRE General Test is often required for students applying to physical/occupational therapy, physician assistant, orthotic/prosthetic, veterinary, public health, psychology, and other advanced degree health professions schools or graduate programs. Some schools may also require the completion of specific Subject Tests.

About the GRE General Test
Register for the GRE
Prepare for the GRE