How to apply

journey on becoming a doctor

Are you ready to start your journey on becoming a doctor?

Join MUA this Fall, Spring or Summer and join hundreds of other ambitious medical students on the beautiful island of Nevis. MUA offers an exceedingly high first-time pass rate on the USMLE step 1 exam, a first-class curriculum and small class sizes for quality teaching in a beautiful setting. 


Join the MUA family today - start your application

1. Complete the Online Application Form

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

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2. Submit the Application Fee

Submit our usual application fee of $75 (U.S.).

3. Submit Required Documents

In addition to your application and fee, you will need 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.

  • 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 color, passport-size (2" x 2") photos.

  • MCAT: The MCAT is required for all applicants who are U.S. citizens, nationals or permanent residents are required—and 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.

Mailing Address

Please mail your application fee and documents to this address:

     Medical University of the Americas
     C/O R3 Education Inc.
     27 Jackson Road, Suite 302
     Devens, Massachusetts 01434, UNITED STATES

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