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WHY AUC

WHY AUC

At AUC we are more than a degree. AUC is proud to have more than 7,500 alumni all over the United States, Canada, and beyond. Some are chief residents, department chairs, program directors, researchers, entrepreneurs, and community advocates. 

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$80k USD scholarship awarded to qualified applicants who are Canadian citizens1
1Dual citizens are not eligible. Available to those who apply & qualify.

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94% five-year cumulative first-time pass rate for the USMLE Step 1 exam from 2018-2022 for Canadian students.*
*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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9.33% of our student body is Canadian

MEDICAL SCHOLARSHIP FOR CANADIAN CITIZENS

1This $80,000 USD scholarship is awarded to qualified applicants who are Canadian citizens. Dual citizens are not eligible.

HOW TO QUALIFY

This scholarship will be awarded to qualified applicants during the enrollment process, after submission of a completed application to AUC.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Canadian citizenship (Dual citizens are not eligible for the Canadian scholarship.)
  • Incoming first-semester students and transfer students are eligible for this scholarship
  • Hold an undergraduate degree (bachelor’s level)  
  • Applicants must hold an offer of admission to AUC for the scholarship to be awarded
  • If a transfer student is accepted, granted advanced standing, and scholarship-eligible, that student’s maximum award amount is dependent on his/her semester of placement and the lifetime maximum award will be prorated.

AWARD DETAILS

  • $8,000 will be awarded during each of the first 10 semesters of enrollment of the MD program, with a maximum lifetime value of $80,000.

  • In the event the total tuition assessed is less than the scheduled semester award amount of all eligible scholarships, the total semester award is prorated to match total tuition assessed for the term. This does not impact the lifetime maximum of the scholarship, any remaining amount from the award would be carried forward until the lifetime maximum is met.

Previous Canadian Scholarship recipients should refer to their original award letter for award amounts.

 

AUC MD Program outline

Program outline

Support For OUr canadian students

Support For OUr canadian students

Financial Aid for Canadians

Financial Aid for Canadians

We’re committed to working with you personally to help determine and facilitate any financial aid options available to you, including loans, scholarships, and grants potentially available in your province. Financial aid available to those who apply and qualify.

Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships are available to you as an incoming first-semester student — including the Canadian Scholarship, a renewable award that maxes out at $80,000 USD. Available to those who apply and qualify.

3 Enrollment Sessions

3 Enrollment Sessions

May 6, 2024

May 6, 2024

September 2, 2024

September 2, 2024

January 6, 2025

January 6, 2025

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May 6, 2024

September 2, 2024

January 6, 2025

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TWO LOCATIONS, SAME EDUCATION

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 location in Preston, England, in partnership with the University of Central Lancashire.
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ST. MAARTEN 

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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UNITED KINGDOM

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.

 

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What Sets Us Apart?

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.

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.

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 speciality 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.

ONE-ON-ONE DEDICATED SUPPORT

From selecting clinical rotations to choosing a medical speciality 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.

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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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.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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 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?

U.S. students can apply for financial aid from the U.S. Department of Education’s William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program. Qualified students can borrow up to the entire cost of attendance (which includes tuition, books and supplies, accommodation, and travel)*.

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.

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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STUDENT SUCcESS Story

STUDENT SUCcESS STORIES 

Daniel Judelson, MD – AUC Class of 2017

"AUC does everything they possibly can to help you achieve your goals. It’s obvious that the faculty really care and want you to do well, and AUC is a great community to be a part of."

Daniel Judelson, MD – AUC Class of 2017
Resident, Family Medicine (CaRMS Match)
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