The shortest way to become a med student for those who did not have medicine-related courses before.
For those who graduated from college or transfer from other med school.
Our Medical program (MD) consists of basic science AND clinical science
We know that there is no such thing as one objectively the best medical school for anyone, because the needs of student’s possibilities and expectations are different.
However, we believe that CMU can be perfect for many of you.
One of the best places to study medicine in the Caribbean is definitely the island of Curacao.
Pre-Medicine and Medicine are currently the only courses we offer; they’re not available online.
Students at CMU are prepared to graduate as international/foreign medical doctors, with a Medical Doctor (MD) degree, and practice medicine particularly in the United States (U.S.), but not limited to as we have students also in CA, UK, and more. We follow the U.S. medical school curriculum.
The Pre-Med program is completed Online
Medical Program – Basic Science: in Curaçao
Clinical Science: primarily in the U.S
There are three (3) starting terms per year: Spring in January, Summer in May, and Fall in September.
A semester for pre-med and basic science is about four months or 16 weeks. For clinical science, each semester is three months or 12 weeks.
The pre-med program is $1950 per semester
The Basic-science program is $5900 per semester
The clinical Science program is $8900 per semester
Tuition is per semester and is listed on our Tuition & Fees page under Financial Aid. It is paid per semester but can be also paid per year or program.
For more details on all financial related matters and other standard fees, please see Financial Aid - Tuition & Fees page or contact CMU Finance Department.
It is US $75.00 (non-refundable).
You can apply quickly online, on our site. Please select Admissions - Online Application or look for the green button APPLY NOW.
Caribbean Medical University or CMU has its main campus in Curaçao, an island in the Caribbean Sea located between Aruba and Bonaire, north of Venezuela. Please see our About Us page for more information.
Yes, we accept students from all over the world!
Yes. The main local languages are Dutch and Papiamentu, but Spanish and English are also widely spoken. The program at CMU is taught in English only.