Admissions Test Information

Admissions Test Scores

Professional school admissions required admissions tests for the various programs. All are standardized, time test covering subject-specific topics depending on the medical field.

Dental Admissions Test

  • The examinations are comprised exclusively of multiple-choice test items. There are four sections in the DAT:
    •   Survey of the Natural Sciences (biology, general chemistry and organic chemistry)
    •   Perceptual Ability
    •   Reading Comprehension
    •   Quantitative Reasoning
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Graduate Record Examination

  • The Graduate Record Examination General Test measures your verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and critical thinking and analytical writing skills. The test sections are not related to specific subject areas but analyze skills important to succeeding in graduate-level programs.
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Medical College Admission Test

  • The MCAT is designed to assess your problem solving, critical thinking and knowledge of a variety of subject areas. All medical schools — allopathic and osteopathic — require high scores on the MCAT exam for admission. The test consists of multiple-choice sections addressing the following subject matters:
    • Biology
    • General Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Biochemistry
    • Psychology
    • Sociology
    • Critical reasoning
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Optometry Admission Test

  • The Optometry Admission Test consists of multiple-choice items that cover a wide range of subjects. The four areas include:
    • Survey of Natural Sciences (biology, chemistry and organic chemistry)
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Physics
    • Quantitative Reasoning
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Pharmacy College Admission Test

  • The Pharmacy College Admission Test measures general academic ability and scientific knowledge necessary for succeeding in pharmacy school. The computer-based test consists of five subtests that cover:
    • Biology (general, microbiology, anatomy and physiology)
    • General, organic and biochemistry
    • Critical reading
    • Quantitative reasoning
    • Writing
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