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The U.S. Department of Education via the National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA) has determined that the accreditation standards used by MUA’s accrediting body are comparable to the standards used to approve U.S. medical schools. Learn More »

MUA is one of the few international medical schools with approvals from the key states of New York, California, and Florida. This means that MUA’s students have access to high-quality clinical rotations in their 3rd and 4th years of medical school that would otherwise be unavailable to them, as well as access to sought-after residencies and licensure in the case of New York and California, respectively. Collectively, these approvals also make MUA graduates who complete the requisite licensing exams eligible for practice in all 50 U.S. states and Canada. Learn More »

MUA’s MD curriculum is based on an integrated, systems-based approach, the same approach utilized by top U.S. medical schools. Learn More »

MUA is one of a select group of international medical schools approved by the U.S. Department of Education to participate in U.S. Federal Financial Aid programs. Learn More »

MUA graduates obtain residencies in competitive programs across the full range of medical specialties in the U.S. and Canada. Many of MUA’s graduates excel in their residencies, becoming Chief Residents, and many pursue Fellowship opportunities following residencies. Since 2001, 88% of MUA graduates seeking residency in the United States and Canada secured positions. Learn More »

At the core of MUA’s educational philosophy is the belief that small class sizes, with significant student-teacher interaction, are fundamental to the student experience. This means that MUA students get the one-to-one attention in the basic sciences and the ongoing support during their clinical rotations they need. This is a critical benefit that larger medical schools simply cannot offer. Learn More »

Passing your USMLE licensing exams on the first attempt is critical to your success in attaining a residency. The preparation MUA provides for the USMLE examinations is an essential part of the student experience. This support reflects itself in an exceptional 99% first-time pass rate on USMLE Step I, and performance above the average for U.S. medical schools on USMLE Step IICK. Learn More »

Canadians make up a large proportion of each incoming class of MUA. The school’s strong track record of placing graduates in residencies in Canada make it a leader among international medical schools. Learn More »

In 2020, the 3,109 residency positions offered in 2017 by AOA-approved programs will become available to graduates of MD programs as a result of the merger between the ACGME and the AOA. No longer will these spots be exclusively available to DOs without competition from MDs.

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The Perfect Place for Learning

At MUA, we’ve combined a systems-based U.S. curriculum with the time-tested belief that students learn best in small classes, where they can interact one-on-one with their professors. Those small classes also help create the strong feeling of community and collaboration that runs through everything we do at MUA, from the classroom to the clinicals and beyond.

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The Clinical Difference

The personalized attention that comes with small class sizes isn’t just something you’ll feel during your Basic Sciences education. You’ll feel it during your clinical rotations as well, where MUA is able to offer a level of oversight and guidance that simply isn’t possible at bigger schools—and it’s a key reason our graduates achieve top residencies.

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When it comes to placing Canadian students in Canadian residencies, MUA is a leader—and that’s just one of the many reasons Canadian students choose MUA. Learn More »

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