Join The Largest Provider Of New Doctors To The US1

If you’re the kind of person who has what it takes for a career in medicine, SGU has the training to help you become a doctor. St. George’s University has welcomed a diverse student population, including career changers just like you, to our MD program.
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1As 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.

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Start Medical School in August, January, or April

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The benefits of starting school in April

  • More prep time for the USMLE Steps 1 and 2
  • Flexibility in scheduling fourth-year clinical rotations
  • Extra time to prepare for residency
  • SGU’s Why Wait Opportunity

89%

USMLE Step 1 pass rate for 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 US students (US citizens/permanent residents) passing USMLE Step 1 on their first attempt divided by the total number of US 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.

90%

USMLE Step 2CK pass rate for first-time test-takers over the last five years

Total results from the five academic years 2019-2023. First-time pass rate is defined as the number of US students passing USMLE Step 2 CK on their first attempt divided by the total number of US students taking USMLE Step 2 CK for the first time. USMLE Step 2 CK is typically taken upon completion of third-year core clinical rotations.

40%+

Of SGU 4-Year MD students are over the age of 25

Total results from the five academic years 2019-2023. First-time pass rate is defined as the number of US students passing USMLE Step 2 CK on their first attempt divided by the total number of US students taking USMLE Step 2 CK for the first time. USMLE Step 2 CK is typically taken upon completion of third-year core clinical rotations.

22K

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.

Focused on Student Success

Career changers are often concerned about their MCAT score and GPA. While academics are an important factor in you admission to medical school, at SGU we know that you are more than your test scores.

Individuals who enter SGU with various backgrounds, experiences, and talents help create SGU’s richly diverse student body. 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.2
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2Data as of June 2023.

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Read about SGU’s re-accreditation and approvals in a letter from the Dean of the School of Medicine

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Welcome environment for all backgrounds

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.

Embarking on your medical school journey not only affects you, but also impacts the lives of those closest to you, including significant others and children, which is why we offer married housing and provide recommended off-campus housing options for families.
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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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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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St. George’s University Graduates – Then and Now

Justin Roberts MD

Justin Roberts, MD '16

Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ
Former professional football player & former pharmaceutical salesperson

"SGU provided me with an opportunity to become an excellent physician and care for my patients. If medicine is truly what you want to do, then I suggest making the change and going into that field. You’ll be very happy you made that change."

Natalie Truong, MD '19

Emergency Medicine

Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, Newark, NJ
Former Clinical Trial Coordinator, Retina Specialist, Ophthalmology

"SGU offered a lot of resources in terms of a pathway forward. They gave me opportunities in what I do now, which is emergency medicine. I had the opportunity to work with many people around the world. SGU helped me achieve my goals and dreams of becoming a physician, I couldn’t ask for anything better.”

Natalie Truong MD
Ben Kahn MD

Ben Kahn, MD, '20

PGY1 Transitional Year Resident

Coney Island University Hospital, Brooklyn, NY
Former Emmy-Award Winning Television Producer

"SGU gave me all the tools I needed to succeed in becoming a doctor. It got me to the next level."

Lauren Sussman, MD '20

Doctor of Pediatrics

Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY
Former Dance Instructor

"I always wanted to be a doctor, and SGU gave me that opportunity. SGU provided the training and the pathway that has helped me flourish as a pediatrician. Medicine was always a passion, so if you are thinking of changing careers all you really need is the desire to do it."

Lauren Sussman MD
Dan Devlin MD

Dan Devlin, MD '19

Family Medicine

Kelowna General Hospital, Kelowna, BC, Former pro-handball player

"…I get asked by prospective students in information sessions all the time, ‘would I do it again’? And my answer would be ‘yes’ because my goal was to come back and be a physician in Canada, and SGU helped me to do that. It was my pathway to getting to where I wanted to be."

Straight from the Source

David Townsend

David Townsend, 4th Term SGU MD Student, MD, SGU ’23,
Former Certified Cardiac Device Specialist

“I would definitely recommend SGU to anybody who wants to pursue a career in medicine, especially for career changers like myself.”

Chloene Espinoza

Cholene Espinoza, MD, SGU ’15,
Former U-2 Pilot

“In order for me to overcome what war had done to me, I needed to engage and fix what was broken. That’s what inspired me to leave the cockpit for good and directly take care of people by switching careers from pilot and journalist, to doctor.”

Your dream of becoming a doctor is within reach.

Start your journey toward becoming a doctor. We offer rolling admissions for our August, January, and April classes.

Find out how to start medical school by filling out this form. One of our current students or admission officers will contact you with additional information.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to Submit MCAT Examination Scores with My Application?

US applicants must submit a Medical School Admissions Test (MCAT) score as part of their application.

When is the MCAT being administered?

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) selects about 20 MCAT test dates each year, and they are all between the months of January through Sepetmber to fit in the US medical school application cycle. To see the dates and to register for the exam, please visit the US MCAT calendar on the AAMC website.

For more information about SGU’s School of Medicine, please visit our FAQ page.

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