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How to Apply

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Common Application

MUA, along with its sister schools Saba University School of Medicine and St. Matthew’s University, offer the unprecedented opportunity to apply to up to three top Caribbean medical schools at once!

By submitting just one set of documents and participating in one interview, you can receive admissions decisions from any or all of the three medical schools. And there is no application fee! Tell us to which of the three medical schools you would like to apply, and in what order. And, it is just as easy (and free) to apply only to MUA, if that is what you prefer.

MUA and its sister schools accept applications throughout the year, with classes beginning in January, May and September. These three top medical schools offer exceedingly high first-time pass rates on the USMLE Step 1 Exam, a first-class curriculum and small class sizes for quality teaching in beautiful settings.

Apply Now Using the Common Application

1. Complete the Online Application Form

To begin the application process, please complete the online application form:

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2. Submit Required Documents

In addition to your application, you are required to submit the following documents to complete the application process:

  • Transcripts: Official transcript(s) from each college/university or professional school you attended. Student-issued copies may suffice, pending official transcripts.
    • US Applicants: Applicants from the United States should submit their official transcript(s) from each college/university or professional school you attended. Student-issued copies may suffice, pending official transcripts.
    • For Canadian Applicants: Canadian students have the option to conveniently submit their transcripts through the Association of Registrars of the Universities and Colleges of Canada (ARUCC) and MyCreds. Transcripts processed through these platforms are accepted, facilitating a streamlined application process. Student-issued copies may suffice, pending official transcripts.
    • For International Applicants Outside the U.S. and Canada: For international applicants residing outside the U.S. and Canada, we advise submitting transcripts via Digitary. This secure platform guarantees the safe and efficient delivery of your academic records. Student-issued copies may suffice, pending official transcripts.
  • Personal statement: The personal statement indicates (A) your purpose for considering a career in medicine; (B) why you would be an asset to Medical University of the Americas; (C) your significant activities or accomplishments, personal interests, unique aspects of your pre-medical preparation and any additional information that would help the Admissions Committee in the evaluation of your application (a maximum of 500 words is recommended to answer these questions).
  • Letters of recommendation: Two letters of recommendation are required, one from a college/university professor and another from an employer or physician who has supervised you. Evaluations from a college pre-medical committee are accepted in lieu of individual letters.
  • Photos: Two passport-size (2″ x 2″) color photographs.
  • MCAT: The MCAT is required for all applicants who are U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents are required. All other students are strongly encouraged to take the MCAT.
  • TOEFL: Applicants whose principal language is not English may be required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). More information on TOEFL can be found at the official TOEFL test site.
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Mailing Address

Please mail your documents to this address:

Medical University of the Americas
      27 Jackson Road, Suite 302
     Devens, Massachusetts 01434, United States

Questions about the application process? Contact us!