St. Matthew's University Medicine

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Location

Lime Tree Bay Ave, West Bay
Cayman Islands
Caribbean

Contacts

Website: http://www.stmatthews.edu/
Phone: 1.800.498.9700
Admissions e-mail: admissions@stmatthews.edu

Program Information

  • MD degree offered
    • 4 years in length

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Curriculum
The degree is separated into two sections:

  • Basic Sciences: Five semesters of study on Grand Cayman
  • Clinical Sciences: Rotations offered in high-quality teaching hospitals throughout the U.S., Canada, and Britain.

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Admission Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: at least 90 or more semester credit hours (3 years) from an approved college or university in the United States, Canada, or a recognized international institution
  • Required Courses
    • General Chemistry + lab (2 semesters/6 credit hours)
    • Inorganic Chemistry + lab (2 semesters/6 credit hours)
    • Organic Chemistry + lab (2 semesters/6 credit hours) - one semester may be substituted with a Biochemistry class
    • General Biology + lab (2 semesters/6 credit hours)
    • English (1 semester/3 credit hours) - may be substituted with any language arts course with a written component
    • Math or Computer Science (1 semester/3 credit hours)

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GPA

  • There is no minimum GPA required to apply
  • Students with academic transcripts from outside the United States and Canada must have them evaluated on a course-by-course basis by an evaluation service such as [www.wes.org orld Evaluation Services]

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Standardized Test

  • The Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) is required only of citizens and permanent residents of the United States. Admitted students from the United States are to submit their MCAT results prior to enrolling.

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Supporting Documents

  • Application for admission
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  • Official academic transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendations
    • From advisors, instructors, professors, and also accepted from a suitable peer
  • Personal statement
    • Describe those personal attributes, characteristics, and interests which underlie decision to study medicine
    • Research experience, volunteer experience, hobbies and health-related employment considered
  • Current resume
  • Nonrefundable application fee of USD$ 75

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Interview

  • When: After review of application - rolling admissions
  • Where: In person on campus or through a conference call
  • By whom: Admissions Committee

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Timeline 2017-2018

  • Rolling admission with no deadline to apply
  • Semesters begin in September, January and May
  • Letters of acceptance or non-acceptance are mailed within one week after the Admissions Committee has reached a decision

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Tuition 2017-2018

  • USD$ 12,825 per semester for Basic Sciences
  • USD$ 17,000 per semester for Clinical Sciences
  • USD$ 175 administrative fee per semester

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