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About Ross University School of Medicine

Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has been providing students with the foundation they need to pursue successful careers in medicine for over 40 years. The Ross University School of Medicine experience is “Dedita Scientiae Medendi”—dedicated to the science of healing. We are proud of our rich tradition of preparing students for their life’s work as physicians.

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Facts and Figures

RUSM has more than 15,000+ alumni who are practicing all over the United States and Canada.

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Learn more about RUSM, medical school and our admission process.

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Info by State

Learn about the US schools our students came from, news and blog posts about alumni in your area, and much more.

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Why Ross?

Learn about our top reasons students choose Ross University School of Medicine.

RUSM Media


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Video Library

Your video guide to the RUSM journey.


Ross University School of Medicine Credo


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We strive for equity in healthcare

We empower each other to serve our community with an ethical and humanistic perspective

We champion a diverse and collaborative learning environment  with a global outlook

We provide opportunities for exceptional health career outcomes

We foster professional and personal growth, perseverance and resilience



 Ross University School of Medicine Location

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Ross University School of Medicine's campus is located on the beautiful Caribbean island of Barbados. Ross students complete their medical sciences curriculum in Barbados. Your clinical rotations - the majority of your training - are completed in the United States at leading teaching hospitals across the country. 



Student Disability Services

Ross University School of Medicine is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified students with disabilities. RUSM maintains a process for students to use should they wish to request an accommodation. PROCESS  The first step in the accommodation request process is to contact the Office of Student Disability Services (OSDS) at or 855.229.0848.

Office of Student Disability Services Guide