Doctor of Medicine Program: Pathway to Matching
Students enrolled in our School of Medicine program spend two years studying the basic sciences, followed by access to clinical training opportunities at over 70 leading hospitals and health systems in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom.
Entry points are available for students from any education system around the world—including a Four-year program for those entering with a traditional baccalaureate degree, and Five, Six, and Seven-year Preclinical programs for those entering with undergraduate degrees.
One MD Degree Program, Four Locations
St. George’s University is truly an international institution for your pursuit of an MD degree. Not only does it have a diverse student body and faculty but the unique opportunity for students to begin their medical education in Grenada, the United Kingdom, or India. The three paths feature the same curriculum and provide a strong foundation for SGU’s future physicians. The last two years have the option of doing clinical rotations either in the US or the UK.
FAQs About Medical School
What Percentage Of Students Pass The USMLE?
St. George’s University students continue to flourish on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 exam, with first-time takers registering a 95 percent pass rate over the last three years. The more than 1,090 SGU students taking the exam for the first time hailed from 30 countries over six continents. Learn More
What Are The Requirements To Get Into SGU Medical School?
Qualified students from around the world apply to the St. George’s University School of Medicine to pursue their Doctor of Medicine (MD), whether it be in the four-year MD program, or in the five-, six-, or seven-year undergraduate/preclinical MD programs. Our admissions requirements provide details about the qualifications needed. Learn More
How Much Does Medical School At SGU Cost?
You should be thinking about medical school as an investment in your future. Still, the cost shouldn’t be ignored. SGU’s medical school tuition compares favorably with other top medical schools—and we offer scholarships and other financial aid assistance. Learn more about tuition and fees. Learn More
Do I Have What It Takes To Get Into Medical School?
There’s more demand for medical school than there are seats in a classroom. A lot of people want to be doctors, and institutions can only accept so many students. In fact, only 36 percent of medical school applicants matriculated in the 2021-22 school year, according to the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC). If you’re serious about medical school, you should have the following:
- Strong grades, especially in science courses.
- An above-average MCAT score.
- Solid references from professors and individuals in your life.
- Some quality volunteer experience.
- A stand-out personal statement and essays.
Is St. George’s University Accredited?
The Doctor of Medicine (MD) program at St. George’s University School of Medicine is currently accredited and/or approved by multiple external bodies. View a full list of SGU’s accreditations and approvals.
Graduation and Federal Loan Credit Default Rates
What is SGU’s School of Medicine Graduation Rate?
SGU’s School of Medicine graduation rate1 is 84% for all students who began in 2014.
1 Completed the Doctor of Medicine (MD) program to date.
What is SGU’s School of Medicine Student Loan Default Rate?
SGU’s School of Medicine cohort default rate1 is below one percent (0.8%) for federal fiscal year 2018, which is below the average student loan default rate at most US-based schools (7.3%), as well as the average rate for US medical schools (2.5%)2.
1 Cohort default rate is the percentage of a school’s borrowers who enter repayment during a particular federal fiscal year and default on their obligations.
2 Most recent data available at Official Cohort Default Rates for Schools