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The American University of Barbados
Empowering Dreams, Shaping Exceptional Medical Professionals

Embark on a Journey of Excellence

Discover excellence in medical education at The AUB, a leading institution revolutionizing healthcare education in the Caribbean. With its state-of-the-art facilities, and commitment to academic excellence, the university offers a gateway to a successful medical career in an affordable and globally recognized setting. With tuition fees totaling 11,000* per year. We assure you that choosing an esteemed medical school will provide you with the utmost opportunities for success.


Holds accreditation from the esteemed Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).


Officially authorized, licensed, and acknowledged by the Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology of Barbados.


Listed in the reputable World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).


Acknowledged and accepted by various Medical Councils worldwide, including the Medical Council of India (MCI) and the Medical Council of Canada (MCC).


Approved by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) for aspiring doctors pursuing the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).


Committed to delivering exceptional medical education, offering a comprehensive curriculum, and employing highly qualified faculty members.

Flexible Entry and Comprehensive Curriculum

The American University of Barbados warmly embraces students from various educational systems worldwide. The institution offers a flexible entry process, accommodating students based on their academic qualifications and backgrounds. Aspiring medical students can choose to enter the 5½ year MD program, which consists of a first and second-year pre-medical program spanning four semesters. This initial phase provides a solid foundation in fundamental subjects. After successfully completing the pre-medical program, students seamlessly transition into the 4-year MD program, focusing on the Basic Science and encompasses a comprehensive curriculum that includes Pre-clinical and Para-clinical subjects. , which spans five semesters. This structured approach ensures that students receive comprehensive medical education while allowing for personalized academic pathways.

Pre Medical Curriculum

(Pre medical + Basic Science + Clinical Science)

 Tuition Fees: $11,000

Entry Requirements

Higher Secondary School 

Basic Science Curriculum

(Basic Science + Clinical Science)

 Tuition Fees: $17,000

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants must be at least 19 years of age at the time of admission or by December 31st of the admission year for the MD program.
  • A high school diploma is required
  • A minimum of 90 credit hours of college courses is also required

Available Scholarship

Name of ScholarshipDetails
Merit ScholarshipScholarships ($4,000 – $20,000) are awarded based on high academic achievements and meeting eligibility criteria.
Foundation ScholarshipFoundation Scholarship ($4,000) for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Faculty’s ScholarshipFaculty’s Scholarship ($8,000) for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.25 or higher.
Dean’s ScholarshipDean’s Scholarship ($12,000) for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.50 or higher.2.
President’s ScholarshipPresident’s Scholarship ($16,000) for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.75 or higher.
Chairman’s ScholarshipChairman’s Scholarship ($20,000) for applicants with an undergraduate GPA of 3.80 or higher.
GrantsGrants include the Community Service Grant (up to $2,000) for demonstrated leadership in community service and the Extracurricular & Sports Grant (up to $2,000) for outstanding performance in sports or other extracurricular activities.
ResearchAwards include Excellence in Academics ($2,000) for high scores in USMLE Step 1 and Step 2 exams, and Award for Research ($3,000) for published research articles.

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