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All About the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine

At AUC, we believe that the landscape of tomorrow will require a different type of doctor — one who is globally minded and able to deliver empathetic, extraordinary care to a diverse patient population.

Accredited Medical School

AUC graduates are eligible to seek licensure in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The US Department of Education has determined that AUC is an eligible institution for participation in Title IV federal financial assistance programs. AUC students who qualify are eligible to receive US student loans in order to attend our medical school.


Residency Rate

Results show yet another strong year for AUC with a 98% first-time residency attainment rate1 thus far. AUC students and graduates will enter residency programs in 22 specialties throughout 37 U.S. states and territories.


USMLE Step 1

1st Time-Pass Rate

AUC students’ five-year cumulative first-time pass rate2 for the USMLE Step 1 exam is 84% from 2019-2023.

*American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM,, which is the accreditor used by the country of St. Maarten.

1First time residency attainment rate is the percent of students attaining a 2024-25 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2023-24 who were active applicants in the 2024 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.

2First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2019-2023. In order to sit for the USMLE Step 1 exam students must successfully complete the Medical Sciences curriculum.

Locations Across the World

AUC has two locations across the world to facilitate both U.S.- and non-U.S.-based citizens' medical education. U.S. citizens study at Sint Maarten for years 1 and 2. Non-U.S.-based citizens can choose either the U.K. location or Sint Maarten campus.


Student Resources


Alumni Support

AUC has more than 7,500 alumni, and AUC graduates are practicing throughout the United States, Canada, and internationally. The majority of AUC graduates secure medical residencies prior to graduation through the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP) with leading teaching hospitals and medical centers in the United States.

Student and Professional Development

AUC believes in its students and wants them to have all the available resources at their disposal. This includes the Office of Career Advisement (OCA), which assists students who are preparing for residency, as well as numerous professional clubs.

A Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

AUC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. AUC maintains a process for students to use should they wish to request an accommodation. The first step in the accommodation request process is to contact the Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) at 855-229-0848 or