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, we offer several scholarships for students who apply. The scholarships we offer are: Academic Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Aruban Student Scholarship, MCAT Scholarship, and GRE Scholarship. You can learn more about the criteria and how to apply here.

Yes, we accept transfer students who are transferring from an institution that is listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS). If you have more questions about our transferring process, please contact the Admissions office.