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Admissions

 

Matriculation:

Pre Med Degree Entry Requirements

Five CSEC subjects at the General Proficiency Level (B+ and above) including:

  1. Mathematics and English
  2. Three other subjects which must include a minimum of two related science subjects (e.g. Biology, Physics and Chemistry)
  3. Equivalent qualifications from other countries, which will be verified by the Programme Director.

MD Degree Entry Requirements

1. Caribbean School of Medical Sciences, Jamaica Entrance Examination with a minimum score of 60%.
OR:  one of the following requirements must be met:

  • Pre-Med Qualification with a GPA of 3.2
  • First degree in Sciences/Health Sciences with a GPA of 3.2

Equivalent qualifications from other countries (subject to UCJ regulations)

2. Medical Colleges Admissions Test (MCAT), with a minimum score of 24.

3. Advanced placement with appropriate qualifications, will be for people who are over 40 years old but less than 50.

  • NB: Students whose mother language is not English and have not passed Secondary level English language will be required to pass an English Proficiency Test.
  • All prospective students with appropriate qualification will be interviewed after initial assessment.

Fees:

Pre-Med        

  • Duration                                  16 weeks per semester - 4 Semester
  • Tuition Fees                            US$ 3,000 per semester / US$12,000 full program
  • Average Costs for Books        US$ 250 per semester (Online Books will be much more affordable)

 

Basic Sciences Program (MD Year 1 and 2)

  • Duration                                  16 weeks per semester – 6 Semesters
  • Tuition Fees                            US $ 7,000 per semester or (US $21,000 annually)
  • Average Costs for Books         US$ 400 per semester (Online Books will be much more affordable)

 

Clinical Sciences Program (MD Year 3 and 4)

  • Duration                                  16 weeks per semester - 6 Semesters
  • Tuition Fee                              US$ 8,000 per semester or (US $24,000 annually)
  • Average Costs for Books         US$ 600 per semester (Online Books will be much more affordable)

Other Fees  

Commitment Reservation Fee

US $1,000 non-refundable (this will be adjusted towards first semester fee)

Late Registration Fee US $250 (applied only when past due date)
ID/Access control card Fee

US $25 

Examination Fee for all exams US $15 per credit
Financial Aid Contribution US $100 per disbursement
Late Tuition Payment Fee US $100 per month (applied when past due date) Payment due date is 1 week before the start of each semester
Loan Processing Bank of Nova Scotia

Other Non-Academic Expenses (US$)

Off Campus accommodation

$500 - $1,000 per month (single accommodation) + Meal Expense + Living Expenses + Transportation

Air Fare to Jamaica

$500 - $2000  per round trip  depending on the region – US, Caribbean, Canada, Intercontinental

Laptop/Tablet

Average cost US$ 700