Location and Contact Information:
- Location: St. Maarten, Netherlands Antilles
- Website: AUC (American University of the Caribbean)
- Phone Number: 1-866-DR2B-AUC
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
General Admissions Information:
- Average GPA: 3.3
- Average MCAT: 25
- AUC has rolling admissions, which means first come first serve. They admit three classes per year: September, January, and May. Do not feel rushed to send out the application if you are not ready. You will not have to wait long if you miss one application cycle.
Class Size (per trimester):
- entering in September – 200
- entering in January – 100
- entering in May – 100
Attrition Rate (people who leave and do not graduate from the school):
- AUC’s clinical rotations take place predominantly in the US. They have many affiliated hospitals, which are pretty much on the east coast of the US. Its students do not face difficulty getting rotational stops during clinical years.
- As of 2011-2012, AUC’s tuition is $17,000 – $19,000 per trimester. There are a total of 9.5 trimesters. The total tuition for the medical education is $170,000, which is comparable to a private medical school in the US.
Check out my ranking for the top Caribbean medical schools to see how this school compares to the others.
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