The American University of Barbados is one of the best Medical Universities in the Caribbean. American University of Barbados provides a 5 ½ years MD Program for high school graduates and a 4 years MD program for University/College science graduates. This medical education leads to United States medical board certification to practice in the USA after taking USMLE exams. Apart from practicing medicine, this education opens varied avenues in the field of medical sciences. American University of Barbados follows a USA styled curriculum. The American University of Barbados, School of Medicine, Barbados and Era’s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital, India are under the same umbrella of management. Era’s Lucknow Medical College and Hospital is among Top Medical Colleges of India and is recognized by the Government of India. American University of Barbados, School of Medicine is a perfect platform to achieve a successful medical career.

Certification and Registrations:

  • Chartered by the Government of Barbados.
  • Licensed and Recognized by the Ministry of Education, Barbados.
  • Registered by Barbados Accreditation Council.
  • Approved and Listed with WHO/AVICENNA and IMED/FAIMER Directories.
  • Listed with Medical Council of India

Teaching Methodology:

  • The latest 3D medical animation technology
  • Structured interactive studies
  • Problem-based learning
  • Integrated curriculum
  • Extensive preparations in 5th semester for the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE)

Core Benefits:

  • Students can take their clinical rotations in the USA Loretto Hospital, Jackson park Hospital at Chicago, Atlanta Medical Center at Atlanta. They can also go to the University of Malta, Medical School at Malta, Philippines, Barbados and India.
  • The University admits students three times a year in the month of January, May and September
  • Fee structure is very reasonable compared to most medical schools in the western countries
  • Highly qualified in-house faculty and guest faculty from various countries
  • Scholarships are available for eligible students.
  • Nigerian students can now do their clinical rotation at half the cost at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria if they can’t afford the United States rotation.

Additional Benefits:

  • Medium of instruction is English
  • Small batches enhancing personalized mentoring
  • Barbados has been rated as the safest Caribbean country by the United Nations and has a tropical climate
  • We provide assistance in visa (application and processing) for students and their guardians
  • Barbados is linked with direct flights from the USA, Canada, UK and Europe

 Tuition Fees:


SemesterFee (in US Dollars)
Semester I$ 5,500
Semester II$ 5,500
Semester III$ 5,500
Semester Iv$ 5,500


SemesterFee (in US Dollars)
Semester I$ 8,500
Semester II$ 8,500
Semester III$ 8,500
Semester IV$ 8,500
Semester V (Pre-Clinical)$ 9,500


SemesterFee (in US Dollars)
Semester I$ 11,500
Semester II$ 11,500
Semester III$ 11,500
Semester Iv$ 11,500
Semester V$ 11,500
Semester VI$ 11,500