Information on Caribbean Medical School Admissions

Welcome to Windsor University School of Medicine. Our internationally accredited medical school has a beautiful campus on the island of St. Kitts. At Windsor University School of Medicine, you will encounter an advanced educational curriculum, gain experience in leadership, and provide extensive hands-on patient care to hone your knowledge and apply it in real-world settings. As a graduate of Windsor University School of Medicine, you will gain certifications and become eligible to take the United States Medical Examination (USMLE®) and Medical Council of Canada Evaluating Examination (MCCEE). You will also have opportunities to participate in National Resident Matching Programs and Canadian Resident Matching Service. (CaRMS).

If you are seeking admission to a Caribbean university, we are here to help you get started with the process and answer any questions you may have. In this webpage’s drop-down menu — and linked here — you will find further details on tuition and fees, financial aid, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.

Have you considered study abroad opportunities outside of the United States or Canada? Situated on an island in the Caribbean, St. Kitts is an economical, accredited campus perfect for those seeking Caribbean medical school admissions. It’s idyllic climate, sunshine, and beaches also provide excellent means of relaxation and recreation, helping you to strike a study-life balance. 


Admission Requirements

To be admitted to Windsor University School of Medicine, you must possess the basic matriculation requirements from an accredited institution. This also includes an undergraduate degree (or foreign equivalent). We recommend applicants complete a minimum of 90 hours of undergraduate coursework before matriculation.

In our Requirements section, you will also find required coursework in the areas of general biology or zoology, inorganic or general chemistry, organic chemistry or biochemistry, physics, English or the humanities, and mathematics. You are also expected to submit two letters of recommendation along with a personal essay and an overview of personal activities and achievements. 


Your Application Checklist

Pre-med and MD program applications are accepted at the start of each trimester, in January, May, and September. To help you with the application process, the Office of Admissions has created a general application checklist to give you a basic idea of the items you will need before you apply: 


  • Official transcript
  • Completed application form
  • Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores or similar test (Optional)
  • Two official letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Two passport-sized photos


You will find a more comprehensive set of guidelines on the “Apply” webpage, as well as details essential to Non-U.S. and Non-Canadian applicants. 


Scholarships

To encourage an atmosphere of diversity and acknowledge the importance of lifelong academic growth, we invite you to look over some of the scholarship opportunities available to our medical school. Visit our Scholarships page for more details. 


Accreditations

Windsor University School of Medicine is accredited by the World Health Organization’s Directory of Medical Schools, the Medical Council of Canada, St. Christopher and Nevis Accreditation Board, Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®), the Medical Council of India, and the Government of St. Kitts. Both campuses are licensed and charted by the Ministry of Education.

For additional information on our accreditations, licences, and charters, please visit the Accreditation & Recognition webpage


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