Review the application service for your profession to see when the service opens for coming year. The application service is listed for each area (medical, dental, etc) under the Professions link on this website home page.
Individual professional schools sometimes also have information on application timelines and cycles.
General guidelines follow when the application cycle opens:
MD schools and AMCAS – early June
DO schools and AACOMAS – early May
Podiatry schools and AACPMAS – early August
Dental schools and AADSAS – early June
Optometry schools and OptomCAS – late June
Pharmacy schools and PharmCAS – mid-July
Physical Therapy and PTCAS – early July PTCAS
Occupational Therapy and OTCAS – mid-July
Physician Assistant and CASPA – late April
*Additional information: https://higherlogicdownload.s3-external-1.amazonaws.com/NAAHP/NAAHP_Fingertip_Guide_2017.pdf?AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAVRDO7IEREB57R7MT&Expires=1572624739&Signature=GOABfTuoy3aDZXzqsAMv0JW%2BVx4%3D