University of Medicine and Health Sciences

    Admissions
    and aid.
    Your journey
    starts here.

    Choosing the right medical school is a critical step toward earning a residency and becoming a doctor. UMHS has the vast resources to support you from your application through graduation—and beyond. 

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    St. Kitts Campus

    ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW

    Welcome to UMHS

    UMHS students possess a shared commitment to serving others. Every member of our diverse student body is highly motivated and dedicated to becoming a successful, caring physician. 

    If you feel you possess the drive and talent to join our campus community, we encourage you to apply for admission. We welcome the opportunity to review your materials and evaluate your potential. Candidates who meet our basic requirements will be invited for an in-person interview. 

    If you are ultimately invited to enroll, we sincerely hope you will join us. It will be our honor to support you on your journey to become a doctor. 

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    Admissions process

    Like many leading medical schools, we consider a wide variety of factors when assessing applicants.

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    Cost of attendance

    To provide students the most value, we keep our tuition lower than many other schools.

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    Financial aid

    Comprehensive financial aid makes a UMHS education even more affordable for qualified students.

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    Donald Roberts, MD, FACS

    Dean of Basic Sciences

    MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN

    Greetings from paradise!

    As the Dean of Basic Sciences at UMHS, I oversee the academic program at the St. Kitts campus, where we teach the first two years of your medical curriculum: the Basic Science Program.

    I am excited to be a part of such a vibrant university community. We have approximately 500 students in St. Kitts, which I believe is the optimum size for starting your new career in medicine.

    Our classes are relatively small, which provides each student with significantly more one-on-one access to the faculty, staff, and administration. We also offer access to sophisticated learning resources that rival or exceed those found at U.S. medical schools.

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    Vital numbers

    3

    Annual start dates:
    January, May, and September

    96%

    Student retention rate

    70-120

    Average class size

    8:1

    Student to faculty ratio

    96%

    Pass rate on USMLE
    Step 2 CK*

    *Effective September 2019. Rates are subject to change without notice.

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    Straight from the source

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