48 months
36960 USD/year
36960 USD/year
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The Medicine - 10 Semesters (Basic Sciences 1-5 - Clinicals 6-10) program is offered by Saba University.

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  • Licensure: Saba students are eligible to practice medicine in Canada (Only Canadians), Puerto Rico and all 50 U.S. states 
  • USMLE Pass Rate: In 2015–20 Saba students averaged a 99% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1. This was 100% in 2018 
  • Excellent Residency Placement: Saba graduates routinely achieve superior results in U.S. and Canadian residency placement. 94% of our eligible students attained residencies in 2019-21 

The Medicine - 10 Semesters (Basic Sciences 1-5 - Clinicals 6-10) program is offered by Saba University .

  • 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 sizes, focused 7:1 student to faculty 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 School of Medicine campus and 5 semesters of clinical rotations back in the U.S. or Canada, at U.S. or Canadian teaching hospitals 

One of the few international medical schools with approvals in the key states of New York, California and Florida 

  • Approved for U.S. federal loans: Saba is one of the select international medical schools to participate in U.S. Federal Student Loan programs  
  • Beautiful location that’s warm all year round, with 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 enrollment, welcome weeks, and academic support 
  • Campus: Modern, state-of-the-art campus facilities include wireless technology available throughout the bright, air-conditioned classrooms, Gross Anatomy labs with cadavers, library and student lounges 
  • Merit based scholarships available up to $100,000 for U.S. students and up to $120,000 for Canadian students, disbursed in a manner and over a timeframe determined by the Scholarship Committee. Amounts applied against tuition only 
  • Saba Island is a safe and a quiet island 


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

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

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  • International

    36960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    36960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18480 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • Effective for matriculants on or after the May 2022 Semester:
  • MD Program Basic Sciences [Semesters 1-5]: $18,480 per semester 
(excludes fees, tuition only)
  • MD Program Clinical Medicine [Semesters 6-10]: $22,750
 (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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Medicine - 10 Semesters (Basic Sciences 1-5 - Clincals 6-10)
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