Are you pursuing a career as a medical doctor? Set your sights on St George’s University, Grenada🎯
Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University (SGU), Grenada, opened its doors to students in January 1977.
The university has since evolved into a top center for international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the Caribbean island of Grenada, West Indies 🏫
Here are some reasons why:
1. SGU is the leading provider of first-year residents in the US
SGU graduates have gone on to practice medicine in more than 50 countries around the world!
SGU is the number one international source of US doctors, taking all schools around the world into account. It’s also the second largest provider of doctors to the entire healthcare system in the US, according to an article in the Journal of Medical Regulation.
Students who attend SGU perform very well on their USMLE Step 1.
2. SGU USMLE Step 1 passing rates are similar to that of the US and Canadian medical schools.
Passing the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) series is another crucial milestone for medical students who want to practice in the US.
Students who attend SGU perform very well on the first test, which most students take some time during their second year.
Fun Fact: 94% of SGU students taking the USMLE Step 1 for the first time passed in 2019.
3. SGU has a Variety of Academic Programs
George’s University has a variety of academic programs- even within the medical school.
There are four-, five-, six-, and seven-year MD programs at SGU. These different points of entry allow you to pick up your education where it left off, and you also have the option to complete some of the required coursework at a nearby partner program (insert link) before departing for Grenada.
Also, students have the option to complete part of their basic sciences requirements through the St. George’s University of Grenada School of Medicine/Northumbria University Four-, Five-, and Six-Year MD Program in the United Kingdom.
4. It is Widely Recognized as One of the Most Beautiful Campuses in the World
Every student needs a break now and again, and SGU is a great place to be when you need to unwind. BuzzFeed (insert link) once featured St. George’s on a list of stunning campuses around the globe. Most recently, Caribbean Journal has named Grenada as its 2017 Caribbean Destination of the Year (insert link), calling the Spice Isle “one of the region’s hottest places to visit.”
SGU provides several opportunities for you to have an enriching life outside the classroom. Enjoy the great outdoors, get involved with organized sports, or join one of the many student organizations. You’ll get to know your fellow students and enjoy a culturally diverse environment.
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SGU has a lot more to offer.
Now thanks to a unique partnership between Westerfield College and SGU, students who succeed in our Pre-Medical Foundation programme (Duration: A TRIMESTER) can be guaranteed DIRECT ENTRY into the THIRD YEAR at St. George’s University, Grenada.
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