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Secure Your Residency: 96% Success Rates**

Caymana Bay

Choose From Three Flexible Start Dates:

September 2024
January 2025
May 2025

Start your MD program at St. Matthew’s University – We welcome transfer students.

Residency Placement Rate**
96%
Our graduates have achieved a 96% residency placement rate during 2020-2024.
USMLE Step 1 Pass Rate***
92%
The first time USMLE Step 1 pass rate for our students is 92% (Average 2018-2022).
USMLE Step 2 Pass Rate***
94%
Our students achieve an impressive first time pass rate of 94% in the USMLE Step 2 Exam.
Graduates of Over
2,000+
Join our successful graduates who have obtained residencies and licensure in the United States, Canada, and around the world.

World Class Medical Education

We're fully dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. From your first two years in Grand Cayman to your clinical training in the US, Canada and the UK, you will be part of a diverse and inclusive community that reflects the global community you are meant to serve. Our small classes ensure personalized attention, and our Center of Excellence and Student Support Services offer valuable opportunities for mentorships, workshops, conferences, and research in medical education.
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Discover Our Medical Programs

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MD Program

Our basic science courses and clinical rotations – your first steps to becoming an MD. Our curriculum integrates basic and clinical science to give students an understanding of the human body in health and disease.
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Pre-Med Master's

An accelerated medical education program for career changers — those who have an undergraduate degree in something other than the typical pre-med majors.
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Gateway

A 15-week medical school preparatory program offered online to students who have been granted conditional acceptance to St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine (SMUSOM).
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Join an Accredited Medical School

St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM). Additionally, it has received recognition by the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) and its standards have been deemed comparable to the standards used to accredit medical schools in the United States by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA).
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    My best experience at St. Matthew's has been during club activities, such as the different clinics done in the Emergency Medicine club where I got to practice hands on clinical skills.

Successful Graduates

Learn more about some of the successful graduates of St. Matthew's University School of Medicine.

St. Matthew's University School of Medicine Alumni

Preston Browning

Read the full testimonial of St. Matthew's University School of Medicine graduate, Preston Browning, who shared his experience at SMUSOM.
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Julianne Falconi

Read the full testimonial of St. Matthew's University School of Medicine graduate, Julianne Falconi, who shared her experience at SMUSOM.
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Corey Treeshin

Read the full testimonial of St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine graduate Corey Treeshin, Neurology, who shared his experience at SMUSOM.
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Location & Facilities


Grand Cayman is not only a beautiful location for our campus; it is also one of the safest and most advanced islands in the Caribbean. There is no better place to study medicine.

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*T&Cs apply.
**96% Four Year Residency Placement Rate is the percent of students attaining a residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24 who were active applicants in the NRMP match or attained a residency outside the NRMP match.
***First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step Exam on their first attempt divided by the total number of students taking the USMLE Step Exam for the first time.
****T&Cs apply.