Diversity guides our M.D. Program

At American University of Antigua (AUA) College of Medicine, we believe you have what it takes to be an incredible M.D.

Our holistic approach to the admissions process takes into account more than just test scores, and we can help you as you start your pathway to medicine.

Established in 2004 with the mission to provide access to medical school to a broader group of deserving students, our interactive curriculum, supported by the latest medical technology and small faculty-to-student ratios, helps students thrive in our rigorous program.

AUA graduates practice in major healthcare systems and physician practices across the U.S. and we are proudly responsible for graduating more underrepresented minority M.D.s than just about any medical school across the U.S. and the world.

We welcome future generations of doctors who aspire to serve communities of people who look like they do, who call the same places home, and whose lives have been shaped by the same experiences.

If you’re a self-starter and hands-on learner, you will thrive at AUA College of Medicine.

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We believe the problem with the access to healthcare stems from the lack of access to medical education. That is why we are committed to creating new pathways for students who are passionate about pursuing a career in medicine. Our efforts show:

13% of our student population are Black/African-American; compared to only 6% in the U.S.

40% of our student body comes from underrepresented minorities.

700+ residency programs across the U.S. have accepted AUA graduates

96% USMLE Step 1 pass rate in 2017

17+ Scholarships are available for students; Including the Physician Diversity Initiative.

AUA College of Medicine Alumni are changing lives all over the world. Listen to their stories.

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AUA College of Medicine students are committed to making a global difference.