MD Program

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Founded in

1997

History of success

97%

USMLE step 1 First-Time pass rate (2020)

Join over

2,000

Successful graduates

Student-to-faculty ratio

7:1

Providing unparalleled support

Start your MD Journey with St. Matthew's University

St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, based on the beautiful Caribbean Cayman Islands, offers an MD program that parallels the training you would receive at top American and Canadian medical schools. Our MD program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM). Our community of expert faculty (all of whom have either an MD or Ph.D. in their respective fields) and students work collaboratively to prepare for the USMLE Step 1 and succeed in their future roles as doctors.

Clinical Rotations

Access clinical programs at premier clinical training sites at top teaching hospitals across the U.S. and Canada.

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Residency Matches

Each year, many St. Matthew's University graduates earn competitive residency placements across the U.S. and Canada. You could be one of them!

Financing your Medical Degree

We offer academic merit scholarships up to $90,000 to help qualified applicants finance their education.

2022 Residency Placements

Every year, graduates from the St. Matthews University School of Medicine earn competitive residencies at top medical centers across the U.S. 

Here are a few recent St Matthew's University graduate residency locations: Louisiana State University, Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, South Georgia Medical Center, St. Johns Episcopal, and many more. 

Discover Life as a Medical Student on the Beautiful Island of Grand Cayman

Read what our graduates have to say about our experienced faculty, small class sizes, and the quality MD curriculum we offer at St. Matthew’s University. Like you, they wanted to make a difference in the world, and with an MD degree from St. Matthew's University School of Medicine, they have achieved it.

St. Matthew's small class sizes provided me the opportunity to work very closely with my classmates and professors.

I chose St. Matthew's because of the intimate class sizes and the fabulous location.

The professors were available 24/7 which was really fantastic.

Corey Treeshin,

Neurology, Medicine

Billie Zidel,

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medicine

Louis Costanzo,

St. Matthew's University School of Medicine graduate

Funding your Medical Degree

We know that pursuing your dream of medical education is an investment, and qualified St. Matthew's University students benefit from a range of private and public funding options.

American Federal Loans

In the U.S., St. Matthew’s University is approved to participate in the William D. Ford Federal Direct Unsubsidized Stafford and Grad PLUS Loan programs, which are both administered by the U.S. Department of Education.

St. Matthew's University Scholarships

St. Matthew's University offers significant merit-based scholarships up to $90,000 for qualified American students.

Our MD Program

Basic Sciences 

The Basic Sciences program is five semesters in length and may be completed in 20 months.

Clinical Medicine  

The Clinical Medicine program starts in semester six and comprises 42 weeks of core clinicals followed by 30 weeks of electives.

Frequently asked question

About the Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program

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Discover why St. Matthew's University School of Medicine is the perfect place for you to earn your MD. Learn about the program, outstanding residencies, USMLE success, accreditations, and more. Get your questions answered so you can begin your MD journey.

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December 14, 2022 - Road to MD Residency

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