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Making education accessible so you can make medicine accessible.

Established in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine is one of the oldest and most accomplished Caribbean medical schools serving students primarily from the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. We combine medical science knowledge, clinical training and soft skills support in a state-of-the-art educational environment that keeps learning relevant, contemporary and competitive.

Our Commitment to student success is reflected in our outcomes:

  • 579 graduates attained residencies in 16 disciplines in 2021
  • 91% USMLE Step 1 first-time pass rate in 2020
  • 92% first-time residency rate for 2020-2021 graduates
  • 15,000+ alumni network of MDs

40+ Years of Academic Excellence

Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine has been providing students with the foundation they need to pursue successful careers in medicine for over 40 years.

Organ systems-based curriculum

Our basic sciences curriculum is an organ systems-based curriculum that organizes the teaching of medicine by systems within the body, like the digestive or respiratory systems.

Clinical Training in the U.S.

Ross students complete the clinical portion of the curriculum—and the majority of their training—in the United States at partner teaching hospitals across the country.

Scholarships Available For Those Who Qualify

In 2020, RUSM has awarded a total value of $50,000,000+ in Scholarships and Grants to Students


RUSM offers three session starts to allow you to start your MD when it’s convenient for you and your own personal journey. Session starts are available in January, May and September. Talk to our supportive admission advisors to learn more.

Ross is accredited by Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and other Health Professions (CAAM-HP). *

Accreditation by CAAM-HP is a rigorous, peer review process which examines all aspects of a medical program. The CAAM-HP board, an independent and autonomous body of professionals, only certifies medical schools that are operating at the highest levels of educational standards. View our accreditation and program recognition page for more information.