Caribbean Medical University has some advantages over the other medical schools, that you may consider before making the final decision. We are aware of a long way ahead of us to create a perfect medical school, to earn trust and reputation, but the management of CMU will do its best to achieve those goals as soon as possible.
Instead of making empty promises, we would like to show you the progress of development, therefore please get familiar with those advantages, we have at this point of time:
- Excellent curriculum and highest teaching standards
We have created a U.S. based curriculum and appointed most qualified faculty members to prepare students for passing a series of exams known as the United States Medical Licensure Exam (USMLE) in a first attempt. There are numerous visiting professors from U.S. medical schools coming every semester to implement highest education standards. The school also offers USMLE Review Course of Medical Science to directly assist you in preparation for this critical exam;
- Large in scope Clinical Rotation Slots Database
CMU has established cooperation with over 300 preceptors in 67 hospitals and training centers throughout US to provide its students with a wide selection of clinical clerkship locations with no waiting time;
- Competitive tuition fees and strong financial aid
CMU offers very reasonable cost of attendance along with easy accessible Financial Aid to every single student, which makes our university affordable to everyone seriously considering to study medicine;
- Beautiful, safe and quiet study environment
Curacao is an excellent place to study. The island is located outside of the hurricane belt with low crime rate, nice climate, convenient transportation, economic and political stability. Learn more from U.S. Department of State;
- Outstanding Campus
Caribbean Medical University is located in a US standard, A-class, WTC 20,000 square meter complex featuring 400-seat auditorium, 12 classrooms, university offices, computer lab, library, fitness center, student lounge, 2 restaurants, on-site bank, 200-room guest hotel and 1200-car parking lot. The safety of all students and employees is provided by 24/7 security personnel and digital monitoring. The facilities promote teaching and learning, as well as encourage an overall living experience for medical students. It's been designed to provide an outstanding teaching environment for up to 2000 students;
- Student Dormitories
We are proud to be among only few Caribbean medical schools that provide students with on-site student dormitories. There are 40 units within 20 minutes walking distance from the campus, available to students at a very competitive rate. The rate includes room, wired and wireless Internet connection, Cable TV, water, electricity, A/C, microwave, stove, small microwave and monthly cleaning. For 2013 we are planning to build additional 40-room complex next to the current facilities. Student rooms are also available at the hotel adjacent to the campus.
- Innovative teaching methods
We have developed and are constantly improving our educational infrastructure including online Question Banks, Teacher Evaluation Forms, Live Lecture Streaming and other innovative solutions such as EduDesk, SIS and PubMed to allow the students to utilize the best education resources. On top of that we created MYCMU service to let you effectively manage your course of study by viewing grades online, paying tuition fees, submitting forms and applications, evaluate teachers, scheduling clinical rotations and more;