Belize Medical College

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Belize City, Belize Central America


Phone: (Toll Free) +(501)664-4502
Admissions e-mail:

Program Information

  • The Central America Health Sciences University
  • Continuous program with three entering classes per year; January, May and September.
  • Rolling acceptances go on throughout the year

Admission Requirements

  • An appointed admissions committee reviews all applications.
  • Applicants are not evaluated solely on academic merit.
  • The standards for acceptance are defined by:
    • undergraduate studies
    • academic records
    • demonstration of a high commitment to the medical field
    • the originality and motivation of the student

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Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: not required to have earned a bachelor's degree, but completion of an undergraduate degree is recommended
  • Applicants must have completed no less than 90 undergraduate semester hours (or 90 McGill credits)
  • Required courses:
    • Biology (with lab) - 6 McGill credits
    • General Chemistry (with lab) - 6 McGill credits
    • Organic Chemistry (with lab) - 6 McGill credits
    • Physics (with lab) - 6 McGill credits
    • Math - 6 McGill credits
    • English - 6 McGill credits

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  • Information not available


  • Not required, but strongly recommended

Supporting Documents

  • A complete application form
  • A $60.00 US application processing fee
  • A personal statement detailing your reasons for pursuing a career in medicine
  • Two (2) letters of recommendation, preferably from college professors or physicians
  • Official transcripts from high school and each college, university or professional school attended
  • Copy of passport
  • Four (4) color photos (passport size)

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  • A personal interview may be requested at the discretion of the Dean or Admissions Committee.

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Timeline 2017 admissions

  • Acceptance of applicants
    • Will contact the applicant within four weeks of receiving the application package.

Tuition 2017

  • Application Fee: $60 US
  • Matriculation: $2,200 US
    • The matriculation fee is not credited towards the tuition.
  • Tuition per trimester
    • Basic Sciences $8,000
    • Clinical Sciences $ 8,000 in Mexico & Belize
    • Clinical Sciences $ 9,500 in US
    • Transcripts $30.00

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