Official Name: Saba University School of Medicine
Common Name: Saba Medical School
Degree Awarded: Doctor of Medicine
Basic Sciences Location: Saba, Netherlands-Antilles
Clinical Clerkships Location: ACGME-approved teaching hospitals in U.S. and their equivalent in Canada
Contact Address: Saba University School of Medicine
c/o R3 Education Inc.
27 Jackson Road, Suite 301
Devens, Massachusetts 01434
Saba Medical School operates year round on a 3 semester schedule allowing you to enroll at one of three convenient times to begin your medical studies:
Clinical education will require you to learn information from lectures, books, and notes while completing clinical clerkships on the wards of teaching hospitals in the U.S. and Canada that are affiliated with Saba University School of Medicine.
Third Year Rotations
Fourth Year Rotations
You will have the option to select your rotations from an approved list and this must include Family Medicine. In total your electives will last a minimum of 30 weeks and suggested electives include:
Clinical Rotations are completed at these major-ACGME-approved teaching hospitals.
Please note this is only a partial list and rotations outside North America are available:
Preparation for the USMLE Step 1 Exam is an important part of the Saba University Basic Sciences curriculum.
Your fifth semester course Integrative Study of the Basic Sciences will give you 160 hours lectures, lecture notes, and computerized testing from Kaplan Medical.
Overall 95% of Saba Medical School students pass the USMLE Step 1 exam.
Financing your education is very doable because Saba Medical School tuition is one of the lowest that you'll find anywhere.
The Basic Science Tuition per semester is: $8,750 and Clinical Medicine Tuition per semester is: $9,950.
At the end of four years your costs will be approximately $93,500. This is a bargain when compared to other medical schools:
Saba University School of Medicine is listed in the International Medical Directory (IMED) of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER).
Saba Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine (ACCM) where the United States Department of Education has determined that the ACCMs accreditation standards are comparable to those set by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) which accredits medical schools in the United States and Canada.
If you successfully pass the required licensing examinations you are eligible to practice medicine in Canada, Puerto Rico, and all 50 U.S. states.
Saba Medical School is one of a few international medical schools to receive approval in California, Florida, and New York:
To be considered for admission to Saba Medical School the committee will assess you in a number of categories including:
If you take some of the recommended coursework you will have admissions preference.
MCAT: is highly recommended and is required for users who meet any of the following conditions:
Patient Care Experience: you are expected to have a minimum of 50 hours of direct patient care experience to be eligible for admission to Saba University School of Medicine. This may be satisfied through volunteering in a hospital, shadowing physicians, working as an EMT, etc.