Universal Caribbean University



UCU promises to utilize new innovations and high-tech learning tools to educate and train future young doctors, researchers and scientists in a better way for the 21st century.


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Why Choose UCU?

  • Affordable education designed simply for you.
  • Highly qualified professors with an MD degree/post-graduate degree with experience in teaching medical students in respective fields.
  • 1:10 Teacher to Student Ratio. One on one mentoring of students for successful passing of USMLE step 1 and step 2 exams.
  • Research opportunities during clinical years in affiliated hospitals and other research facilities.
  • UCU will provide Assistance in applying and securing Residency in the US for eligible students.

The faculty and students will partner together to build a strong foundation which will include:

  1. ​Active learning and critical thinking.
  2. Effective communication skills.
  3. Teaching geared towards students completing their medical education and excelling in the required licensure examinations in the United States, Canada, India & other countries.
  4. The students will be prepared adequately both in their basic science and clinical education.
  5. Commitment to promote the health and well being of the community they serve in.

How Universal Caribbean University aims to achieve these objectives:

  1. The university will strive for national and international prominence through professionalism, diversity, timeliness, strategic growth & excellence in medical education.
  2. Besides regular classroom teachings and labs by learned professors in their respective fields of medicine, the Department of Education will be responsible for:
    1. Didactic lectures, specifically oriented for problem-solving skills
    2. Group discussions and tutoring
    3. Skill Stations and active learning programs
    4. Computerized and virtual hands-on learning

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Why St. Kitts?

  • Close to the Continental United States.
  • Paradise Island
  • Extremely safe
  • Friendly People
  • 1 US dollar = 2.70 EC dollar (Eastern Caribbean dollar)

We saw a need for a better medical school, that actually cares about students' future.

As a new medical school, UCU will acquire all necessary accreditation to make our university a success, so our students can be proud to say, "We graduated from Universal Caribbean University". UCU’s program will utilize new innovations and high-tech learning tools to educate and train future young doctors, researchers and scientists in a better way for the 21st century.

As we grow, so will our university.

Our facility is well equipped with state of the art classroom for its teachers and students that, can house up to 30 students at a time. Our classrooms are equipped with 60" TV's so that you don't just listen to lectures but students will watch interactive learning videos as well. We believe education should be enjoyable.

We stress preventative medicine training as well as other special programs designed to educate students who will eventually become world-class, competent medical doctors for patients in any setting, whether it be a rural hospital, remote community, private practice, or large medical center.

We offer several programs at our St. Kitts medical school, with our main office located in Florida for the purpose of clinical clerkships. Our programs include Four-year MD programs & Pre-med/Five-year MD programs.

If you’re looking for quality medical education abroad with the feeling of being right at home, Universal Caribbean University is the right place for you.

Mission & Vision

Our goal at UCU School of Medicine is to prepare our students to be the next generation of medical professionals through education that fosters leadership, excellence and lifelong learning.

The faculty and students will partner together to build a strong foundation by active learning and critical thinking, effective communication skills, commitment to promoting the health and wellbeing of the community they serve.

Did You Know

The United States will face a shortage of up to 120,000 physicians by 2030. The shortages will be in four broad categories: primary care, medical specialties, surgical specialties, and other specialties. A shortfall of between 14,800 and 49,300 primary care physicians and non-primary care specialties of between 34,000 and 70,000 physicians.


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