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CLINICAL ROTATIONS CLOSE TO HOME

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1st-time residency attainment rate for 2023-2024 grads*
*First-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.

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USMLE® 1st-time Step 1 Pass Rate from 2019-2023**
**First-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.

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USMLE® 1st-time Step 2 Pass Rate from 2019-2023***
***First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 2 CK exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2019-2023.  In order to sit for the exam students must earn an acceptable score on the NBME CCSE as listed in the catalog.

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1st-time residency attainment rate for 2023-2024 grads*
*First-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.

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USMLE 1st-time Step 1 Pass Rate from 2018-2022**
**First-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 2018-2022. In order to sit for the USMLE Step 1 exam students must successfully complete the Medical Sciences curriculum.

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USMLE 1st-time Step 2 Pass Rate from 2018-2022***
***First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 2 CK exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2018-22. In order to sit for the exam students must earn an acceptable score on the NBME CCSE as listed in the catalog.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS EXCLUSIVE OFFER
AUC is guaranteeing* a limited number of Year 3 core clerkships in four of our core clinical hospital areas, including New York City area, Miami area, Detroit area, and the United Kingdom. This is an opportunity for aspiring students who would like to eventually practice in their home community.
*There is a limited number of guaranteed spots available at each site per term, and AUC cannot guarantee that all eligible students will be placed at the designated site in their home area. In addition to applying to AUC, being accepted, and paying the seat deposit before guaranteed clerkship seats are filled, students must meet all eligibility requirements listed below. AUC offers three start dates per year in January, May, and September. New seats will become available for each start. An applicant may have the option to choose a later start if spots have been filled.
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HOW TO APPLY

COMPLETE A RMI FORM AND APPLICATON

You must complete a request for more information form in addition to submitting your AUC application to indicate your interest in the Clinical Return Home Offer. Your admissions coordinator will notify you when seats are filled in the term for which you are applying. You will also receive an email notifying of your status.

ELIGIBILITY

  • You must meet AUC’s admissions criteria and be directly admitted for an upcoming start date. 
  • Your application address must reside within a determined radius of a core hospital within said state, as listed in table. 
  • Applicants who reside in and around the greater Toronto and Windsor Canada metro areas may be eligible and considered for our Clinical Return Home offer at our Southfield, Michigan location. Applicants should communicate their interest to their admissions coordinator. 
  • United Kingdom hospitals do not have a radius—all interested new students are eligible to apply.
  • For New York and United Kingdom locations, hospital assignments will be determined at the time of clinical placement.

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS EXCLUSIVE OFFER

AUC is guaranteeing* a limited number of Year 3 core clerkships in four of our core clinical hospital areas, including New York City area, Miami area, Detroit area, and the United Kingdom. This is an opportunity for aspiring students who would like to eventually practice in their home community.

*There is a limited number of guaranteed spots available at each site per term, and AUC cannot guarantee that all eligible students will be placed at the designated site in their home area. In addition to applying to AUC, being accepted, and paying the seat deposit before guaranteed clerkship seats are filled, students must meet all eligibility requirements listed below. AUC offers three start dates per year in January, May, and September. New seats will become available for each start. An applicant may have the option to choose a later start if spots have been filled.

HOW TO APPLY

Complete a RMI Form and Application.

You must complete a request for more information form in addition to submitting your AUC application to indicate your interest in the Clinical Return Home Offer. Your admissions coordinator will notify you when seats are filled in the term for which you are applying. You will also receive an email notifying of your status.

ELIGIBILITY

  • You must meet AUC’s admissions criteria and be directly admitted for an upcoming start date. 
  • Your application address must reside within a determined radius of a core hospital within said state, as listed in table. 
  • Applicants who reside in and around the greater Toronto and Windsor Canada metro areas may be eligible and considered for our Clinical Return Home offer at our Southfield, Michigan location. Applicants should communicate their interest to their admissions coordinator. 
  • United Kingdom hospitals do not have a radius—all interested new students are eligible to apply.
  • For New York and United Kingdom locations, hospital assignments will be determined at the time of clinical placement.
Hospital
City, State
Radius
Center for Haitian Studies
Miami, FL
100 Miles
Bronxcare Health System
New York, NY
100 Miles
Brooklyn Hospital Center
New York, NY
100 Miles
Nassau Health Care Corporation (NUMC)
New York, NY
100 Miles
Ascension Providence Hospital
Detroit, MI
100 Miles
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
United Kingdom
100 Miles
Epsom General Hospital
United Kingdom
100 Miles
Stepping Hill Hospital
United Kingdom
100 Miles
Wexham Park Hospital
United Kingdom
100 Miles

1U.K. track is only open to non US citizens.

1U.K. track is only open to non US citizens

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Can I choose to complete my elective rotations at other affiliated hospitals?

Can I choose to complete my elective rotations at other affiliated hospitals?

Yes! The offer guarantees a spot for your Year 3 core clinical rotations.

What is required to apply to the MD program?

What is required to apply to the MD program?

AUC’s admissions requirements include:

  • Completed prerequisite coursework, all of which cannot be more than 10 years old A bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or higher
  • Submission of your Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) scores A full list of our application requirements, including prerequisite courses, can be found here.
What is required for medical school?

What is required for medical school?

Applying to Caribbean medical schools is very similar to a U.S. medical school. At AUC, our Admissions team looks at a variety of factors when reviewing your application to medical school, including:

  • Academic achievement (GPA and MCAT score)
  • Course Requirements – The minimum prerequisite requirements are:
    • A bachelor's degree with a strong science background is preferred
    • Two semesters (8 credit hours) including labs for each of the following:
      • general biology
      • general chemistry
      • organic chemistry of biochemistry
    • One semester of general physics, calculus, or statistics
    • Medical Admissions Test
    • English Language Medical School Requirement
    • Educational and Employment History
    • Supporting Documents for Medical School
    • Transcripts

A full list of AUC’s application requirements can be found here.

Are AUC students eligible to receive US federal direct student loans?

Are AUC students eligible to receive US federal direct student loans?

Yes! AUC students may qualify for federal student loans through the U.S. Department of Education.

I’m originally from the area but my address is no longer within the eligible radius. Can I still apply?

I’m originally from the area but my address is no longer within the eligible radius. Can I still apply?

Yes! Everyone has a story and many feel very connected to their home community even if they have since moved away. Tell your admissions officer of your interest.

What happens if a site terminates a contract with AUC?

What happens if a site terminates a contract with AUC?

If one of our affiliate sites terminates its contract with AUC, every effort will be made to place you at the closest geographical site.

Can I attend a UK clinical site if I’m originally from the United States?

Can I attend a UK clinical site if I’m originally from the United States?

Yes! Our UK clinical locations are open to anyone from anywhere. Although you may not call the United Kingdom home, we want you to feel comfortable experiencing different healthcare systems.

What if all available guaranteed spots are filled?

What if all available guaranteed spots are filled?

A waitlist will be established for applicants who wish to enroll in a term that has no remaining guaranteed clerkship seats; Existing students are ineligible for the waitlist. New seats will become available each term. If spots in their preferred start term are already filled, an applicant may also choose to defer to a later start that has open seats.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I choose to complete my elective rotations at other affiliated hospitals?

Can I choose to complete my elective rotations at other affiliated hospitals?

Yes! The offer guarantees a spot for your Year 3 core clinical rotations.

What is required to apply to the MD program?

What is required to apply to the MD program?

AUC’s admissions requirements include:

  • Completed prerequisite coursework, all of which cannot be more than 10 years old A bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) or higher
  • Submission of your Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) scores A full list of our application requirements, including prerequisite courses, can be found here.
What is required for medical school?

What is required for medical school?

Applying to Caribbean medical schools is very similar to a U.S. medical school. At AUC, our Admissions team looks at a variety of factors when reviewing your application to medical school, including:

  • Academic achievement (GPA and MCAT score)
  • Course Requirements – The minimum prerequisite requirements are:
    • A bachelor's degree with a strong science background is preferred
    • Two semesters (8 credit hours) including labs for each of the following:
      • general biology
      • general chemistry
      • organic chemistry of biochemistry
    • One semester of general physics, calculus, or statistics
    • Medical Admissions Test
    • English Language Medical School Requirement
    • Educational and Employment History
    • Supporting Documents for Medical School
    • Transcripts

A full list of AUC’s application requirements can be found here.

Are AUC students eligible to receive US federal direct student loans?

Are AUC students eligible to receive US federal direct student loans?

Yes! AUC students may qualify for federal student loans through the U.S. Department of Education.

I’m originally from the area but my address is no longer within the eligible radius. Can I still apply?

I’m originally from the area but my address is no longer within the eligible radius. Can I still apply?

Yes! Everyone has a story and many feel very connected to their home community even if they have since moved away. Tell your admissions officer of your interest.

What happens if a site terminates a contract with AUC?

What happens if a site terminates a contract with AUC?

If one of our affiliate sites terminates its contract with AUC, every effort will be made to place you at the closest geographical site.

Can I attend a UK clinical site if I’m originally from the United States?

Can I attend a UK clinical site if I’m originally from the United States?

Yes! Our UK clinical locations are open to anyone from anywhere. Although you may not call the United Kingdom home, we want you to feel comfortable experiencing different healthcare systems.

What if all available guaranteed spots are filled?

What if all available guaranteed spots are filled?

A waitlist will be established for applicants who wish to enroll in a term that has no remaining guaranteed clerkship seats; Existing students are ineligible for the waitlist. New seats will become available each term. If spots in their preferred start term are already filled, an applicant may also choose to defer to a later start that has open seats.

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Why Choose AUC for Your Medical Education This MAY?

Why Choose AUC for Your Medical Education This MAY?

Starting medical school at AUC has numerous advantages.

Small Incoming Class Sizes* and Personalized Attention
Our May term offers a more intimate and focused learning environment with smaller incoming class sizes than our fall semester*
*Based on average incoming classes from 2022-2023 academic year at the Sint Maarten campus.
3 Flexible Start Dates
More flexibility and time to prepare for Step 2 CK, as well as schedule electives
Accelerated Path to Residency
When you enroll in our September semester, you could be graduating and starting your residency as early as 2028.
*Based on average incoming classes from 2022-23 academic year.