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EXPLORE OUR VIBRANT LOCATIONS

TWO LOCATIONS, SAME EDUCATION

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) students have the opportunity to begin their studies at our flagship campus in Saint Maarten or at our UK track location in Preston, England.
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ST. MAARTEN LOCATION

ST. MAARTEN TRADITIONAL PATHWAY

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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UK LOCATION

A UK PATHWAY TO AN MD DEGREE

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.


The Application Process

AUC's Admissions Committee considers many factors when reviewing an applicant for acceptance to medical school. We encourage all applicants to speak with a member of our admissions team to discuss their opportunity to attend AUC, including the competitiveness of their MCAT® scores (required if a U.S. citizen, U.S. national or U.S. permanent resident), GPA and other medical school requirements.

Step #1

Review our admissions requirements. AUC accepts MCAT scores going back five years from the date you apply.

Step #2

Complete our admissions assessment (MCAT required). If you qualify, the admissions director for your region may reach out to answer your questions.

Step #3

Submit our quick online application via desktop computer, your mobile phone, or our official app.
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Review our admissions requirements. AUC accepts MCAT scores going back five years from the date you apply.
What are the Requirements for Medical School Admission?
  •  A bachelor’s degree with a strong science background is a med school prerequisite.
  • U.S. citizens/permanent residents will need to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)*.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents: MCAT, UCAT, NEET/UG, or GAMSAT. 
  • Applicants must also submit a personal statement and letters of recommendation.
  • Official transcripts from every post-secondary institution (college-level or higher) where you have attempted course work are also required.
  • Students must also document their work experience in a resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV). 
  • Non-native English speakers must demonstrate their English proficiency by scoring 6.0 (competent user) or better on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or 75 or better (high-Intermediate) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
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Complete our admissions assessment (MCAT required). If you qualify, the admissions director for your region may reach out to answer your questions.
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Submit our quick online application via desktop computer, your mobile phone, or our official app.
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APPLY
Submit your AUC application or upload an existing AMCAS or AACOMAS application.
What are the Requirements for Medical School Admission?
Non-us applicants are not required to submit MCAT scores and are encouraged to sit for the medical admissions exam available in their country of study. Waiver of a medical admissions exam is managed on an individual basis and at the sole discretion of the AUC Admissions Committee.
  •  A bachelor’s degree with a strong science background is a med school prerequisite.
  • U.S. citizens/permanent residents will need to take the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)*.
  • Non-U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents: MCAT, UCAT, NEET/UG, or GAMSAT. 
  • Applicants must also submit a personal statement and letters of recommendation.
  • Official transcripts from every post-secondary institution (college-level or higher) where you have attempted course work are also required.
  • Students must also document their work experience in a resume or Curriculum Vitae (CV). 
  • Non-native English speakers must demonstrate their English proficiency by scoring 6.0 (competent user) or better on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or 75 or better (high-Intermediate) on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
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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.
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Questions?
Submit a request for information and our admissions committee will answer any questions you may have.
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Aaron Brown, MD, '20

"AUC gave me a chance to be a doctor. That chance has blossomed into what looks like a very promising career in the specialty that I love."

Nicole Deptula, MD, '09

“The education I received opened many doors and gave me the opportunity to follow my dream of becoming a physician.”

Nicole Shaw, MD, '22

“AUC is rigorous, and it pushed me academically. But the professors and peer tutors taught study strategies that helped me to discover my study style and directed me to USMLE exam study resources.”

AUC operates under a rolling admissions policy. This means we offer three start dates - May, September, and January. This gives you the freedom to start medical school when it's right for you. 

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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.

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?

Once accepted, AUC will assist you with obtaining your visa to study in the U.K.

We will provide you a document with step-by-step instructions and guidance to make this process seamless.

Once your visa application is successful, UK Visas and Immigration will issue you a one-month entry clearance via a sticker in your passport, which will allow you to enter the UK.

More information about the visa application process is available from the UK Government website.

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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"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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