Frequently Asked Questions

The 4-year MD program will consist of basic sciences (2 years), clinical sciences (2 years), and USMLE Step 1&2 prep, while the 5-year Pre-Med MD program will begin with 16 months of pre-med coursework before starting basic sciences.

The MCAT is not a mandatory requirement for our applicants, however, we encourage students to provide their MCAT scores if they have taken the exam. Scholarships are also available for students with top scores.

We offer 6-12 week rotations.

Yes, a student who successfully passes the USMLE Step 1, is guaranteed a US placement for clinical rotations.

All pre-med and basic science courses will be held in Aruba and clinical rotations are held in the U.S.

Yes, students can enroll in an interest free payment plan. The payment plan only applies to pre-med and basic sciences courses not the clinical medicine portion of the program.

Yes, there are 3 scholarships available. Aruban Student Scholarship (for Aruban Residents only), Academic Scholarship (3.6 GPA or above after the first semester), Dean’s Scholarship (external GPA of 3.6 to be eligible or at the Dean’s discretion).

Yes, we accept transfer students who are transferring from an institution that is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS). Regarding the transfer of credits, please speak to an Admissions Specialist.