What is the MCAT?

The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is a computer-based, standardized examination designed to measure medical school applicants’ knowledge of science concepts, problem solving, critical thinking, and writing skills. The MCAT is computer based and takes 5 ½ hours. The exam is administered by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). 

What is tested on the MCAT?

The MCAT consists of four sections: Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, Writing Samples, and Biological Sciences.  With the exception of the Writing Samples, each section is presented in a multiple-choice format. 

Prep for Success:

The first step to MCAT success is to know what you're up against. In collaboration with Kaplan, the MCAT Test Prep class covers content and strategies needed for success on the MCAT. The MCAT prep course classroom sessions cover:

In addition, the course includes online resources:


Credit Registration Fee: regular tuition for three credit hours, plus $725 program fee. Visit MyView – INTDSC 2011/14792.

Noncredit Registration Fee: $1,675. Please contact Bev at (314) 516-7454. Online registration coming soon.

All materials are included in the registration fees.

Additonal Information

Final Enrollment: Sep 14, 2015
Clock Hours: 39.0

For more information about the MCAT Test Prep class, please contact Joe Southerland at (314) 516-6260.