Why Ross University School of Medicine?

Your future career as a doctor really starts with your medical school choice.

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Six Reasons Ross Med is Different

Ross Med offers qualified U.S., Canadian, and international students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in medical school, earn residency positions, and become compassionate, patient-centered physicians.

Ross Med provides you with immersive hands-on experiences and focused academic supports that will help you develop the skills needed to practice in diverse patient care environments.

1 First-time residency attainment rate is the percent of students attaining a 2023-24 residency position out of all graduates or expected graduates in 2022-23 who were active applicants in the 2023 NRMP match or who attained a residency position outside the NRMP match.

We Set You Up For Success

The Ross Med curriculum is designed to prepare our graduates to practice in the U.S. and Canada. You bring the passion, effort, and commitment. We’ll provide the opportunities, structure, and support.



Ross Med student’s five-year cumulative USMLE Step 1 first-time pass rate.2



Alumni practicing throughout U.S. and Canada.


With a total value of over $50 million USD awarded in Scholarships and Grants since 2020, let us invest in you.

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RUSM student’s five-year cumulative USMLE Step 2 first-time pass rate3

2 First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 1 exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was 2017-2021. In order to sit for the USMLE Step 1 exam students must successfully complete the Medical Sciences curriculum and earn a satisfactory score on the NBME CBSE exam as listed in the student handbook.
3 First-time pass rate is the number of students passing the USMLE Step 2 CK exam on the first attempt divided by the number of students whose first attempt was in 2017-21. To sit for the exam students must earn the minimum passing score on teh NBME CCSE as listed in the student handbook.

We foster a strong community

Stanley Pierre

“To be able to put into practice what you’re learning in the classroom is great and makes the experience more realistic. Ross Med offers a helpful community between other students and faculty. Everyone wants to see others succeed”

Stanley Pierre,
Class of 2025

Dedicated support
to help you succeed


Our goal is to help you reach yours. Our student support teams are here for you every step of the way—so you can stay on track and thrive. 


How we support you:

  • Academic advising
  • Advisory teams to help navigate rotations
  • Career and personal counselling
  • Wellness resources
  • Study skills enhancement
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Get Started Today

Ross Med has the tools to get you working with patients in weeks, not months.

Hands on Learning in Paradise

Take a 360 tour of our anatomy and radiology lab, simulation labs and exam rooms all located in our living and learning environment on the beautiful island of Barbados.

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Bringing Diverse Minds Together


Ross Med’s commitment to creating broader access and addressing physician diversity includes partnerships with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) through our Access and Inclusion in Medicine (AIM) Scholar program. 


Or fewer U.S. medical school graduates in 2020-2021 were African Americans and Latinx

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RUSM graduates attained residency in 2022 which is 96% of all graduates


Historically Black Universities (HBCUs) & Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) Partner schools



Financial Options


Don’t let process of financing your medical education stand in the way of following your calling. We know that your med school education is a major investment we’re committed to providing scholarships and financial aid to all eligible students.

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