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Those who complete the program may be eligible to apply to practice in the US, Canada, and the UK.

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. 


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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.


International Student Scholarship Available**
**This $80,000 scholarship is awarded to applicants who are citizens or premanent residents of a country other than the Unites States who apply and qualify.

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 practice-ready physicians with small incoming class sizes*, a supportive faculty, early community service experiences, and curriculum modeled on U.S. med schools.


At AUC, you'll find the perfect 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.


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



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"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

Explore our vibrant locations

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine's progrrams prepare our students to practice in the US, Canada, UK, and beyond. 

Learn more about our two unique locations. 

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Our campus in Cupecoy, St. Maarten—where most students in the four-year MD program complete their first two years of academic study—provides medical students with a modern learning environment equipped with powerful technological and academic resources.


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AUC’s UK-Track medical degree program provides an opportunity for non-US citizen students to earn a Doctor of Medicine degree through study in the United Kingdom.



Submit your AUC appliction or an existing AMCASTM, AACOMASTM application.

Apply now to start May 6, 2024.



Complete Your Application Checklist

Certain documents are required for your application to be considered complete (note, these can be provided at a later date and after you submit your application). Complete your application by providing the required documents and transcripts.


Submit a request for information and our admissions committee will answer any questions you may have. 





Daniel Judelson, MD – AUC Class of 2017

"I want a job that makes me want to go to work every day, and I have always wanted to travel and explore the UK. With the chance that AUC's UK Track offered me, I just couldn't say no."

HOA DAO – Current Student
AUC UK Track, Vietnam

Take the Next Step to following your dream 

With three convenient start dates, there’s no need to wait to start your journey to becoming a doctor. Classes start in September, January, and May.

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?

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.

Do I need to be a premed student to apply to medical school?

Do I need to be a premed student to apply to medical school?

Short answer: No, you do not have to be a premed student to apply to medical school.

“Premed” is not a major, but rather a set of med school prerequisite courses. A premed track  focuses primarily on a mix of math and sciences. Premed programs' course requirements may vary from institution to institution; however, they typically include the following...

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