American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) offers the opportunity for eligible students with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) Degree from an institution recognized by India’s National Medical Commission to apply for transfer admission with advanced standing to the Medical Doctor (MD) Degree Program. Students accepted for transfer admission with advanced standing must complete at least two years of medical education at AUC.
The Admissions Committee takes into consideration as much information as possible that delineates an applicant’s total qualifications for admissions to the program, as well as the level of advanced standing. Placements will not be made later than semester 5, in the medical sciences portion of the curriculum.
Our expert faculty and staff cultivate a collaborative learning environment with small class sizes, and global training opportunities. The rigors of the curriculum are balanced by a culture of support and steadfast preparation for academic success. Our recent graduates’ residency attainment rate of 90 percent* speaks to the quality of our medical education program and its recognition by residency program directors.
*First-time eligible residency attainment rate for 2021 grads, as of April 2021.
1AUC School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM, www.accredmed.org)
2As of September 1, 2019, AUC School of Medicine is recognized by the General Medical Council (GMC).
SINT MAARTEN & THE U.K.
AUC’s global footprint allows eligible students* to begin study for the Medical Doctor (MD) Degree on our campus in Sint Maarten, or at our program site in the United Kingdom via our partnership with the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston, U.K.
*The U.K. track option is only available to eligible Non-U.S. Citizens.
JANUARY, MAY, SEPTEMBER
AUC enrolls three new classes each year, September, January and May, giving you the freedom to start medical school when it’s right for you.
MEDICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS
Students may qualify for AUC’s $80,000 USD International Scholarship. This scholarship is awarded to qualified applicants who are citizens or permanent residents of a country outside the United States or Canada. Applicants must hold an offer of admission to AUC for the scholarship to be awarded. The AUC
Scholarship Committee reviews and awards scholarships every week.
* For those who apply and qualify. Students who hold dual U.S.-Canadian citizenship are not eligible for this scholarship. This is a one-time award distributed across semesters 1-10.
Submit official transcripts from all undergraduate, graduate and medical colleges attended
Provide two official letters of recommendation
An up-to-date CV, in chronological order
United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Scores (where applicable)
Medical School Admissions Test: NEET-PG, MCAT, UCAT or GAMSAT (required for applicants who have not yet passed USMLE® Step 1)
Personal Statement of no longer than 750 words
All MBBS students will be interviewed, before being sent to the admissions committee for review.
Required for applicants who earned their MBBS Degree more than 2 years ago.