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Largest Provider

of doctors into first-year US residencies

As the medical school graduating the largest number of students per year, SGU places the largest number of graduates into residency programs each year, based on internal SGU graduate/expected graduate and residency placement data as of June 2023.


USMLE Step 1 pass rate for international first-time test takers over the last five years

Total results from the five calendar years 2018-2022. First-time pass rate is defined as the number of international (non-US citizen/permanent resident or Canadian) students passing USMLE Step 1 on their first attempt divided by the total number of international students taking USMLE Step 1 for the first time within the given time range. In order to be certified to take USMLE Step 1, students are required to pass all basic sciences courses.


SGU School of Medicine graduates in the US and around the world are part of a strong alumni network

Based on the number of students who have completed the Doctor of Medicine program from 1981-2023.


SGU School of Medicine Graduates from South Asia

Data as of 3/1/23.

Focused on Student Success

We dedicate ourselves to providing the training and tools needed for medical students to succeed. And the results are clear in our outcomes. In 2023, SGU placed 1,000+ into US residencies in over 20 specialties.1

1Data as of June 2023.

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Welcome environment for all backgrounds

SGU has nearly as many international students as all US medical schools combined.2 Our global campus provides a nurturing home for students from all backgrounds to develop their medical skills. Our students also benefit by learning from each other and the community – real-world exposure that gives them an advantage in hands-on medical practice.

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2AAMC data as of March 2022. International student enrollment in US medical schools = 1,341; SGU international student enrollment = 1,271. These numbers do not include US citizens or permanent residents.

Opportunity And Access

The quality of SGU’s education is only matched by the various options it offers for students to study the clinical curriculum across the US, UK, and Canada, and connect with our vast alumni network. Each student can choose their own journey.

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Student-centered education

Even before school starts – through graduation – we proactively reach out to students to provide academic and emotional support resources from a vast team of coaches and counselors. We are committed to helping students succeed academically and for key medical milestones like the USMLE.

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Commitment to Innovation

SGU strives to be at the forefront of medical training – with innovation like a virtual anatomy lab – so students can thrive in the modern medical world.

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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 75 leading hospitals and health systems in the United States and the United Kingdom.

Entry points are available for students with various levels of education – including Four, Five, Six and Seven-year pathways.

4-Year MD Program Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in the requisite sciences

5-Year MD Pathway Qualifications

Entering students can start in Grenada in January and August or in the UK in September.

Advanced Levels: Minimum 3 subjects with A’s and B’s in Biology, Chemistry, and either Math or Physics; Math or Physics can be accepted at AS level with strong non-science third A level.

Approved Foundation Programs: SGU recognizes and approves a range of science/medical pathway programs.

Full IB Diploma: Requires a minimum score of 32 points; 3 HL science subjects recommended; minimum of 2 HL subjects required, which must include Chemistry and Biology; results 5 or higher.

India: All India Senior Secondary School Certificate: Minimum of 80% average with no grade below 80% in Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, and English. Pre-sessional math program may be required in certain circumstances.

Sri Lanka: General Certificate of Education Advanced level: Minimum 3 subjects BBB ; Biology, Chemistry & either Math or Physics; Biology, Math or Physics can be accepted at AS level with strong non-science 3rd A level. Pre-sessional math program may be required in certain circumstances.

6-Year MD Pathway Qualifications

Entering students can start in Grenada in January and August or in the UK in September.

Secondary School Diploma: Strong science performance.

Further education: AS Levels, Baccalaureate, South Africa Matric, Higher School Exam, Irish Leaving Certificate.

BTEC: Diploma must be in the appropriate sciences with grades of Distinction.

American High School Diploma with AP test grades of 4 or 5 in Biology and/or Chemistry, or averages of 95%+.

Pakistan: Intermediate/Higher School Certificate
(HSSC): >80% six subjects including Biology, Chemistry, Math, English

Nepal: Higher Secondary Education Certificate:
>80% with strong sciences

7-Year MD Pathway Qualifications

Entering students can start in Grenada in January and August.

IGCSE: B or better in minimum 6 subjects, which include Biology, Chemistry, Math, Physics, and English

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Straight from the Source

Ninad Desai

Ninad Desai, MD ‘19

Emergency Medicine at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York.

“SGU absolutely gave me access to everything I needed to do in order to succeed and continue down the path of becoming a very knowledgeable and professional doctor.”

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Students and graduates share when they knew they’d made the right choice to come to St. George’s University to advance their medical career.

Modern Campus

Our 42-acre Grenada campus is purpose-built for a safe, comfortable learning environment, with all of the amenities you’d find at home. Student wellness is at the heart of our campus with a brand new 8,400 square foot fitness center, a 24-hour medical clinic, and round-the-clock private security.

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Doctor Of Medicine Program: Pathway To Matching

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A UK Pathway

To An MD Degree
Thanks to a partnership that exists between St. George’s University of Medicine and Northumbria University in Newcastle, SGU provides you with the opportunity to earn an MD and complete up to 50% of your degree in the United Kingdom.
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A Pathway To An MD Degree Starting In India

During the 5-year pathway, students will have the opportunity to experience global healthcare systems across several countries: Year 1 in India, Year 2 in the UK or Grenada, Year 3 in Grenada, and Years 4 and 5 in the US or UK.
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An Investment In Your Future

Studying abroad to fulfill your dream of becoming an international MD doctor or medical researcher is a significant investment in your future. Find out how much medical schools is at St. George’s University by visiting our tuition and fees page.
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Hear from St. Georges University Graduates

Anuraag Baxi MD

“With the clinical rotations down the line, you will find yourself rotating in hospitals with other students from American medical schools, which only goes to show that the experience you are receiving is exactly the same.”

Anuraag Baxi 


Ninad Desai MD

“For students looking to apply and get into different parts of the country there’s always going to be an SGU grad and always someone there to give you guidance, and that network is really the strong point of SGU in my opinion. SGU absolutely gave me access to everything I needed in order to succeed and continue down the path of becoming a very knowledgeable and professional doctor.”

Ninad Desi 


Dhruv Gupta

“One of the greatest things about SGU is, time after time, the sort of support that you receive from the faculty—be it psychological, emotional or academic—is wonderful.”

Dhruv Gupta 


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SGU Tuition Fees and Living Costs 2023-24

SGU Tuition Fees and Living Costs 2023-24


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