Foreign medical schools offer benefits to potential medical students that are not available in the United States. Many of these schools will accept students straight out of high school for a six-year medical doctorate program. For this reason, some students choose to go this route. These highly rated foreign medical schools offer quality education and a greater ease of entry.
All Saints University of Medicine
All Saints University of Medicine was ranked as the most highly regarded foreign medical school by International Colleges and Universities: 2010 University Web Ranking. Located in Aruba, All Saints University School of Medicine is accredited by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates, as well as the World Health Organization. All Saints University is also approved by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), which is required of all international medical graduates in order to be eligible to begin medical residency in the U.S. According to the school's website, at the completion of the basic sciences curriculum in Aruba, ASUM students are eligible to take the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam, Step 1. Step 2 and Step 3 exams are administered during clinical rotations in the U.S.
All Saints University of Medicine United States Office 695 Broadway Paterson, NJ 07514 973- 925-5622 asumaruba.org
St. George's University
St. George's University's School of Medicine ranked No. 1 out of all countries with medical schools in the Caribbean by Academic Medicine. Located in Grenada, the school's four-year medical program prepares its students with small classroom training, and its clinical education program allows students the opportunity to learn medicine in some of the most well-known and respected hospitals in the world. Students become well versed in topics ranging from medical genetics and neuroscience to medical biochemistry.
Office of Admission St. George's University c/o The North American Correspondent University Support Services, LLC One East Main Street Bay Shore, NY 11706 800-899-6337 www.sgu.edu
Xavier University Aruba
Located in Aruba, the Xavier University School of Medicine is ranked No. 3 in a list of the most highly regarded foreign medical schools by International Colleges and Universities: 2010 University Web Ranking. Students of Xavier University are offered guaranteed clinical rotations in the United States. One of the additional advantages of Xavier University is that there are no MCAT (Medical College Admissions Test) requirements for admission. Despite its location, The Xavier University School of Medicine in Aruba uses a U.S. based curriculum, which provides students with the education and training needed to enter residencies in the U.S.
Xavier University School of Medicine At Aruba Admissions Office 1400 Old Country Road Suite C-109 Westbury, New York 11590 877-592-8437 edu.xusom.n
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