American University of the Caribbean (AUC)

Address

901 Ponce de leon Boulevard, Suite 700 / Coral Gables, Florida 33134

Phone

305-446-0600

Email

applicants@aucmed.edu

Overview

School Type
Whether the school confers an MD or DO degree, is an international (Intl) school for Americans or is a Canadian (CA) school
Intl
Public/Private
For-Profit
Year Founded
1978
US News Rank - Research
Unranked
US News Rank - Primary Care
Unranked
Cost
Out-of-state tuition, from cheap ($) to obscenely expensive ($$$$$)
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Weather Rating
How nice is the weather, from crappy () to excellent ()
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City Size
< 100K

Getting In

Median GPA
3.24
Median MCAT
496
Research Rating
A combination of factors to show the school's research ranking and research opportunities, from very little research () to lots ()
Out-of-State Rating
Whether the school is very out-of-state friendly (), somewhat friendly (), not friendly (), or in-state only ()
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International Friendly
How friendly the school is toward international applicants
Yes
Med School Class Size
Class sizes range from 40 students to 400
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Application
Own
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Secondary Essays

Secondary Essay Difficulty
How many essays, how long, and how unusual the prompts, from easy () to brutal ()
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Screen Before Secondaries
Does the school read your primary before sending a secondary?
Typical Secondary Release Date
When does a school usually release its secondary relative to other med schools (though it may vary from year to year)?
Early
Secondary Fee
Other Tests

Interviews

Interview Type
Interview Invites Begin
Interview Format
MMI - Multiple Mini Interview; Traditional - two-way conversation
Accepts Updates?
Does the school accept update letters?

Secondary Essay Prompts

The mission of American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is to train tomorrow’s physicians, whose service to their communities and their patients is enhanced by international learning experiences, a diverse learning community, and an emphasis on social accountability and engagement.



Essay Topics (2018-2019)

Personal Statement

A personal statement, no longer than 750 words. AMCAS personal statements are accepted.

Essay Topics ('17 - '18)

Personal statement: Provide a personal statement no longer than 750 words concerning your medical career expectations. The statement should summarize your goals for your medical career, the personal attributes that qualify you to become a physician, and your assessment of your capacity to meet the technical standards of the university both under the pressures of life on a Caribbean island and in clinical settings which may provide cultural and logistical features differing from those to which you are accustomed. Note: AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) personal statements will also be accepted.

Essay Topics ('16 - '17)

Personal statement: Provide a personal statement no longer than 750 words concerning your medical career expectations. The statement should summarize your goals for your medical career, the personal attributes that qualify you to become a physician, and your assessment of your capacity to meet the technical standards of the university both under the pressures of life on a Caribbean island and in clinical settings which may provide cultural and logistical features differing from those to which you are accustomed. Note: AMCAS (American Medical College Application Service) personal statements will also be accepted.

Essay Topics ('13 - '14)

Personal Statement (750 Words)

Academic Probation (Optional)

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