48 months
47000 USD/year
47000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Medicine - 10 Semesters (Basic Sciences 1-5 - Clinicals 6-10) program is offered by Saba University.

Visit the official programme website for more information


  • Students in this Medicine - 10 Semesters (Basic Sciences 1-5 - Clinicals 6-10) program from Saba University are eligible to practice medicine in Canada (Only Canadians), Puerto Rico and all 50  U.S. states. 
  • USMLE Pass Rate: In 2015–19  Saba University students averaged a 99% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1. 100% in 2018. 
  • Excellent Residency Placement: Saba graduates routinely achieve superior results in U.S. and  Canadian residency placement. 
  • Established hospital affiliates/relationships for core rotations in Semester 6-10 studies
  • Students: Saba students consistently achieve superior results on the critical USMLE licensing exams, and a significant proportion of our graduates obtain leadership positions in their residency programs.
  • Learning Environment: Smaller class size, focused Professor to student ratio, hands-on mentorship. This is in contrast to many other much larger institutions.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: The Program includes 5 semesters studying the Basic Sciences curriculum on the Saba University campus and five semesters of clinical rotations back in the U.S. or Canada at U.S. or Canadian teaching hospitals. 

Affordable tuition: Our tuition is 30-40% lower than other comparable medical schools

  • Approved for US federal loans: Saba is one of the select international medical schools to participate in US Federal Student Loan programs 
  • Beautiful location that’s warm all year round, opportunities for hiking, diving and much more
  • Student organisations for an enhanced student experience
  • Housing support both on and off-campus
  • Student services and support from enrolment, welcome weeks, and academic support
  • Campus: Modern, state-of-the-art  campus facilities include wireless technology available throughout the bright, airconditioned classrooms, labs, library and student lounges
  •  Saba island is a safe and a quiet island


Accredited by the Accreditation Organization of The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO)

Programme Structure

  • For more information, please visit the programme's website.


  • Saba University invites students who are ambitious, hard-working and have an ongoing curiosity for medicine to apply to our Basic Sciences program. You’ll need to be able to work in a high-pressure environment on a regular basis and have effective problem-solving abilities. 
  • The majority of our students come from the US and Canada, however, we welcome students from across the globe.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Pre-Course Requisites

  • General Biology or Zoology - Academic Years (AY) 1
  • Inorganic Chemistry (with lab) - AY 1
  • Organic Chemistry/Biochemistry (with lab) - AY 1
  • Physics (recommended) - AY 1
  • English - AY 1
  • Other social sciences or physical sciences and computer skills

Taking the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is required for all applicants who are U.S. citizens, nationals, or permanent residents.

English Proficiency - Since English is the language of instruction at Saba, it is important that applicants be prepared academically to pursue the curriculum and also be able to communicate well. "

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    47000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23500 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    47000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23500 USD per semester during 48 months.

Effective for matriculants on or after the September Semester:

  • MD Program Basic Sciences [Semesters 1-5] = $23,500 per semester (excludes fees, tuition only)
  • MD Program Clinical Medicine [Semesters 6-10] = $26,000 (excludes fees, tuition only)  


Merit based scholarships available

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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