Applying to Saint James School of Medicine is an easy process. Your admissions advisor will guide you throughout.
If you feel you have enough information about Saint James, you can apply online today. The easy application form will only take you five minutes to complete, and your admissions advisor will guide you throughout the rest of the admission process.
SJSM Student Selection Policy
As campuses have limited capacities, SJSM offers acceptance to those eligible applicants who best meet our selection criteria and whom admissions committee deems to have the most potential to benefit from our MD program.
The selection of the applicants by the Admissions Committee depends on the following criteria:
1. Academic performance of the candidate,
2. Exposure to medical field and motivation: health sciences related volunteer work/research, health science careers,
3. Higher degree/s such as MS/Ph.D.,
4. Extracurricular accomplishments, achievements in science like scientific publications,
5. Community involvement and service,
6. Achievements and academic awards/ higher accolades, and
7. Personal qualities/Unique characteristics
While completion of the MCAT is not a requirement for admission, students who attempted the MCAT are given high regard during the admission process. Our holistic approach candidate selection also focuses on details written in the personal statement and the letters of recommendations. Details indicating acumen and acclimation of the student to pursue an MD program at SJSM that entails dedication, commitment and the rigors involved in a medical program are highly valued. Other attributes that encourage diversity are also considered for selection. Technical Standards for admission can be found here.
If you’re accepted into Saint James, you then pay your first semester’s fees to complete your enrollment.
You also need to ensure your immigration papers are in order so that you can study the Basic Sciences at one of our two Caribbean medical school campuses. Your admissions advisor will be able to give you help and advice with the immigration process.
MD PROGRAM ENROLLMENT DATES
You can start your medical studies in January, May and September.
Our academic calendar has semester dates for the next two years.
If you miss the enrollment cut-off date for your preferred semester, please contact us directly. A few places may remain. However places are limited.
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“NOWHERE DO YOU GET THE ABILITY TO TOUCH LIVES THE WAY YOU DO IN MEDICINE. I’VE HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE PEOPLE … NOTHING WILL EVER COMPARE TO THAT.”
Tina, MD4, Saint James St. Vincent