Over 25+ Years
of Excellence in Education

MUA students are equipped with the skills and experiences needed to succeed as a physician. Our accredited MD program offers three flexible start dates: September, January, and May.

Why Choose MUA?

Residency Placement Rate*
We are proud of our sustained 98% average residency placement rate over the last four years, 2020-2024.
Scholarships of up to
Pursue your MD at the most affordable Caribbean medical school.*
USMLE Step 2 Pass Rate**
Our students achieved a 95% first-time pass rate from 2018 to 2022.
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MUA is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM)
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
Students benefit from our 7:1 student-to-faculty ratio.

Quality Education, Affordable Tuition

At MUA, our commitment to providing exceptional learning experiences and quality education is never compromised. With competitive tuition rates among accredited Caribbean medical schools, pursuing your medical aspirations at MUA is more attainable than ever before. Our goal is to help you focus on what truly matters – your studies, passion, and skills to become a practicing physician. Additionally, we offer MD program pricing tailored for Canadian students in CAD currency. Read more about our tuition and fees here.

Join a Medical School with Recognized Accreditation

Medical University of the Americas (MUA) has earned Recognized Accreditation, enabling our students to be eligible to practice in all 50 states of the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and other countries. Our accreditor, the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, is recognized by the World Federation of Medical Education and its standards have been deemed comparable to the standards used to accredit medical schools in the United States by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation.
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Explore Our Medical Programs

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4-Year MD Program

MUA offers a 10- semester MD program with basic sciences coursework on Nevis and clinical studies in the US and Canada.
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5-Year BSc/MD Program

This program is tailored for students with associate degrees, international baccalaureate diplomas, AS Levels, A Levels, or Irish Leaving Certificate credentials seeking a solid foundation in science before starting their medical degree.
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6-Year BSc/MD Program

An accelerated 2+4 medical education track for students with secondary school credentials (e.g., high school or IGCSE "O-levels").
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Pre-Med Master's

The program provides a pathway to career changers with non-traditional pre-medical majors into the MD program.

Gateway Program

A 15-week program for conditionally accepted MUA students, leading to their inclusion in the next MUA MD class.

MBBS to MD Pathway

Students who hold a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) degree have the opportunity to apply for transfer admission to the MD Program with advanced standing.

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Choose from three flexible start dates:

September | January | May

Successful Students

Learn about the experiences of our students at the Medical University of the Americas.

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    My experience as a MUA student has been so far eventful, remarkable, and inspiring. I chose MUA because it was the best of both worlds with the beautiful Caribbean island, small classroom size, and quality teaching.
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Naveen Singh

MUA's educators are excellent and professional. I was surrounded by people who share my passion and made lifelong friends as a result.
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Caitlyn Young

I had family ties to MUA which made me look further into the school and once I learned more about what the school offered I knew it was the place for me.
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Yamil Velez

I chose MUA for three reasons: a great curriculum that can compare with top universities, one-on-one learning from your professors, and amongst all the Caribbean universities, it has the lowest cost.

Welcome to Nevis

Nevis, a captivating and tranquil island in the eastern Caribbean, is an ideal location for medical school. It offers beautiful surroundings, safety, and accessibility. Students can enjoy warm Caribbean waters, white sand beaches, rainforest hikes, reef snorkeling, and historical sugar cane ruins. Nevis is also renowned for its fine dining and charming inns, often housed in old plantation “great houses”.

A Message from the Premier of Nevis

Dear Students,

As Premier, let me be the first to officially welcome you to the island of Nevis and to the prestigious Medical University of the Americas (MUA). Nevis has had a long and mutually beneficial association with MUA and I am delighted that you have chosen to study at MUA and in Nevis.
Our island is famous for its hospitality and for being the birthplace of U.S. Founding Father and first Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Alexander Hamilton. We hope that you will find time to enjoy our natural environment, our incredible cuisine and take a dive into the island’s history. May the sights and sounds of Nevis be forever etched in your memory as you embark on this new chapter in your life. I wish you every success in your studies.

Warm regards,
Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis

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Important Information, Terms & Conditions

* 98% Four Year Residency Placement Rate is the percentage of students attaining a residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24 who were active applicants in the NRMP match or attained a residency outside the NRMP match.
** First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step Exam on their first attempt divided by the total number of students taking the USMLE Step Exam for the first time.