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Find Your
Perfect Balance

You don’t have to choose between a high-quality education and a supportive culture.
At AUC, you get both.


Our ACCM-accredited institution is designed to help students develop into residency-ready physicians with small incoming class sizes*, a supportive faculty, early community service experiences, and curriculum modeled on U.S. med schools.

 

*Based on average incoming classes from 2022-2023 academic year at the Sint Maarten campus.

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At AUC, you'll find the perect combination of a rigorous education and a supportive environment. Join our close-knit community of faculty and like-minded students who are ready to help you succeed.
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**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.
***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.

Your MD Journey
Abroad Leads Home

Return To Your Home
State For Clinicals

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.

Broader Backgrounds. Better Doctors.

Called to make a difference in medicine? Start your journey to an MD Degree with American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC). Our ACCM accredited institution is designed to train tomorrow’s physicians, whose service to their communities and their patients is enhanced by international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social accountability and engagement.

 

Our program offers a rigorous education model taught by expert faculty, and designed to develop an in-depth understanding of different healthcare systems and patient populations. Our students benefit from individualized attention in their courses, small class sizes and early clinical skills exposure.

3 Enrollment Sessions:

January | May | September

WHAT SETS US APART?:

40+ YEAR LEGACY OF MEDICAL EDUCATION

40+ Year Legacy of Medical Education

AUC School of Medicine is one of the most established international medical schools in the Caribbean. Since 1978 has been providing international medical school graduates to global healthcare. Our alumni network now exceeds 7,500 graduates.

Accredited MD Institution

AUC School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM)*. Our accreditation standards have been deemed comparable to U.S. medical school requirements by the U.S. Department of Education via the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), who reviews the standards that countries use to accredit medical schools. The NCFMEA has determined that the ACCM’s accreditation standards are comparable to those set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), which accredits medical education programs in the United States.

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

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Global Clinical Network

Experience a vast array of clinical training opportunities while rotating at one or more of our 23 affiliated hospital sites. AUC students see a diverse mix of patients across a variety of clinical settings and gain a better understanding of global health care.

ONE-ON-ONE DEDICATED SUPPORT

From selecting clinical rotations to choosing a medical specialty and preparing your residency applications, we are here to help. Our dedicated team of professionals in the Office of Career Advisement (OCA) provides individualized attention and expert insight helps position our students for competitive placements in postgraduate medical education programs.
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A Strong Focus on Social Accountability

Service learning is part of AUC’s DNA. Our goal is to graduate physicians with a lifelong commitment to community engagement and social responsibility. This is brought to life by events developed to address community priorities and to create rich learning opportunities for our students.

Medical Education Readiness Program (MERP)

MERP is a 15-week online program designed to prepare promising applicants for success in medical school. MERP focuses on strengthening core academic areas with an emphasis on basic sciences. This program focuses on small group learning and study techniques. Students who successfully complete the program matriculate into the next first semester MD class.
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FEATURED EVENTS

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHERE CAN I PRACTICE MEDICINE AS AN AUC GRADUATE?

Where can I practice medicine as an AUC graduate?

You'll be eligible to apply for licensure to practice in all 50 US states, Canada, to the UK and beyond.

ARE AUC STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR FINANCIAL AID?

Are AUC students eligible for financial aid?

Qualified United States citizens, permanent residents, and eligible non-citizens are able to apply and receive, if eligible, federal student loans through the Federal Direct Loan Program, which includes the Federal Direct Unsubsidized and Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan. Qualified students can borrow up to the cost of attendance. Students who wish to participate are required to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®).

FAFSA® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Education.

HOW SELECTIVE IS AUC'S ADMISSIONS PROCESS?

HOW SELECTIVE IS AUC'S ADMISSIONS PROCESS?

“Premed” is At AUC, we have rigorous standards when considering applicants. Yes, we look at the whole person—we want to know about one’s life experience, volunteerism, maturity, and commitment—but we also look closely at how a candidate performed academically as an undergraduate and their MCAT score.

ARE THERE SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE?

Are there scholarships available?

AUC is proud to have awarded more than $55 million USD in scholarships since 2009.
Scholarships are available to those who apply and qualify. Please see our full listing here.

HOW CAN I GET MY VISA?

HOW CAN I GET MY VISA?

If you are accepted, for a legal extended stay in Sint Maarten, you must have your passport stamped with the appropriate student visa from the Sint Maarten government. The government of Sint Maarten, with AUC’s support to facilitate the internal coordination process, will process the student visa prior to the tourist visa stamp expiration date in your passport (from when you first arrived in Sint Maarten). When you arrive in Sint Maarten, you will need to present your passport. You must show proof of a return date ticket.

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AUC SCHOOL OF MEDICINE?

"Attending AUC was one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. While learning all the fundamentals that helped me succeed in both clinical rotations and residency, I also gained lifelong friendships, family, and unique cultural experiences I’m forever grateful for."

Brian Hachey, MD – AUC School of Medicine, Class of 2013 Cardiology

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