Here’s Where Your Journey Begins!

Thanks for taking your first step on your medical school application journey with Ross Med!

At Ross Med, we’re hands on from the start—and that includes the application process. In the coming days, a Ross Med admissions advisor will be in touch with more information. In the meantime, you can join My Ross Med, our online community that provides access to personalized support and resources as you begin your application.

What to do next...

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Attend a Webinar

Enjoy the communal atmosphere of our student-centered campus through our many clubs and organizations.

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Start Your Application

Complete Your Ross Medical School Application in 3 Easy Steps or apply using the AMCAS, AACOMAS), or TMDSAS.

Discover the Ross Med Community

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With MY RUSM, you’ll get the support you need, every step of the way as you pursue your education goals.

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Get the Inside Scoop

Connect with a Ross Med alum or current student. Get your questions answered by Rossies who have been through the program that can give you the inside scoop.

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Contact Admissions

We provide 24/7 security and emergency medical services for RUSM housing and campus areas, plus additional safety resources.

Admissions FAQs

What is required to apply?

Our MD program requires a bachelor’s degree or higher, completion of prerequisite coursework, submission of your MCAT scores, two letters of recommendation, and a personal statement. A full list of requirements can be found here.

If you are still missing a document or two, you may still submit your application. You can send additional materials and/or updated transcripts later to

Is there a minimum MCAT score or GPA requirement?

At Ross Med, we believe in a holistic admissions process. Your grades and MCAT® scores only tell us part of your story. Your pursuits and interests outside the classroom, and your passion to make a difference help communicate your capability as future medical student.

For the FY 21-22 academic year direct admits to the Ross Med MD program had:

  • 3.21 average undergrad GPA
  • 3.11 average pre-req GPA
  • 495 average MCAT score
Do I need a bachelor's degree?

Yes, a bachelor’s degree or higher (or international equivalent) is required for admission into Ross Med’s MD program.

Is the MCAT required?

Yes, students applying for the MD program are required to submit their MCAT scores as part of their complete application.

When will I move to Barbados?

Incoming students will arrive on island approximately one week before classes start. During this week, you will participate in orientation where you will meet your fellow students, faculty, and staff, and will get the chance to explore your new island home and get checked in for your classes.

How long will I stay in Barbados?

The first two years of our medical sciences curriculum are completed on our campus in Barbados. After that, you will complete two years of clinical rotations at one or more of our affiliate teaching hospitals in the U.S.