About School of Medicine at St. George’s University, Grenada

Founded in 1976 with the goal of drawing the best talent and practices from around the world, St. George’s University (SGU) has become a leading center for academic excellence worldwide. With students and faculty drawn from more than 150 countries, SGU is truly an international institution, with a uniquely global perspective, perfectly poised to help educate students in this rapidly changing world. St. George’s University School of Medicine has four-, five-, six-, and seven-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) programs with entry points available for students from any education system around the world. SGU has a large network of 70+ affiliated hospitals and health centers in the US and UK and also has a unique opportunity for students to begin their medical career in Grenada, the United Kingdom, or India.

MD Residency & #1 Provider 

 

  • SGU is the #1 provider of doctors into first-year US residencies for the last 12 years combined. Over 1,090 US residencies in 2021 1
  • For the seventh year in a row, SGU is the number one provider of new doctors to the US healthcare system1
  • SGU is the #1 provider of new doctors to the US healthcare system 1
  • In 2021, SGU placed over 1,090 graduates into US residencies 1
  • 91% of eligible US 2021 graduates who applied for a postgraduate position obtained one at the time of graduation 2
  • 97% of eligible US 2020 graduates who applied for a postgraduate position obtained one within one year of graduation 2
  • SGU graduates have practiced at all US News and World Report Top 20 US Hospitals 3

Largest Source of Doctors

 

  • SGU is the largest source of physicians licensed in the US—more than any other medical school in the world 4
  • SGU is the largest source of physicians for the entire US workforce 4
  • SGU is the largest source of doctors for the entire US workforce 4

USMLE

 

  • 94% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1 5
  • SGU students—from 30 countries—had a 94% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1 in 2020 5
  • 95% average USMLE Step 1 pass rate for first-time test takers over the last three years 6

Attrition

 

  • The overall attrition rate for students who began their medical program at St. George’s University in August 2016 is 11% 7

International

 

  • In 2020, St. George’s University’s international students achieved a 93% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1 8
  • SGU international students—from 28 countries—had a 93% first-time pass rate on the USMLE Step 1 in 2020 8
  • 95% average USMLE Step 1 pass rate for international first-time test takers over the last three years 9

Footnotes:

1 Data as of July 2021

2 1 Data as of August 2020

3 According to US News and World Report, 2021-2022 4 According to FSMB physician licensure data, 2019

5 Data as of April 2021

6 Average of 2018, 2019, and 2020 scores

7 Certified enrollment for the August 2016 cohort: Fall 2016 – Fall 2020

8 Data as of April 2021. International students are non-US, non-Canadian students

9 Average of 2018, 2019, and 2020 scores. International students are non-US, non-Canadian students

 

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