Application Fast Facts

  • User-friendly online application (approximate time to complete: 30 minutes)
  • Three new enrollments each year in January, May, and September 
  • Applications accepted throughout the year for all upcoming semesters
  • There are no deadlines for admissions, but be on the lookout for our next early admissions deadline.

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Reasons to Consider RUSM

  • The opportunity to pursue an MD in a well-established program that is recognized globally and nationally
  • The support of a powerful new student services model that assists students from the clinical sciences through to residency
  • Clinical training in quality US teaching hospitals and the opportunity for all students to complete all core rotations in a single geographical area
  • Basic science instruction that has resulted in USMLE Step 1 performances that have consistently been on par with US/Canadian medical schools
  • A strong residency track record including a banner year in 2015, with more than 830 RUSM graduates attaining residency positions, and RUSM achieving an 88% first-attempt residency attainment rate

Quick Facts

  • Accreditation by the Dominican Medical Board, which is reviewed and recognized by the US Department of Education
  • Eligibility for participation in the U.S. Federal Direct Loan Program
  • RUSM graduates are eligible to become licensed to practice in every US state, Canada, and Puerto Rico
  • Technologically advanced campus in Dominica, West Indies
  • Strong affiliations with quality teaching hospitals across the U.S.
  • 97% first-time pass rate on United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 for 2014
  • 830+ residency positions attained in 2015 by RUSM graduates
  • Nearly 12,000 alumni all across the United States, Canada, and beyond