Study abroad at St. George's University
St. George’s University (SGU) is a top center of international medical education based in St. George’s, the beautiful capital of Grenada, a gorgeous tropical island. It’s an exceptional place to study and attracts international students from across the globe.
SGU is well known for its long and verifiable history of academic success. The University has contributed over 19,000 physicians to the global physician workforce, with students, graduates, and faculty from over 150 countries. SGU has been educating bright minds since 1976.
The University offers programs that provide a strong foundation for a career in the health and science disciplines. The School of Medicine has four, five, six, and seven-year Doctor of Medicine (MD) programs with entry points available for students from any education system.
The beautiful campus is home to superb facilities and amenities like modern beachfront buildings, a fantastic fitness center, spacious study zones, a brilliant library, top-spec computer rooms, eclectic dining zones, amazing science labs, and lots more.
Why study at St. George's University?
- Great employability
As of July 2021, SGU is the leading provider of new doctors to the US healthcare system.
- Outstanding US connections
The University is the largest source of doctors for the entire US workforce (FSMB physician licensure data, 2019)
- High-performing graduates
Graduates have practiced at all US News and World Report Top 20 US hospitals (US News and World Report, 2021-2022)
- Fantastic training opportunities
SGU is the top provider of doctors into first-year US residencies for the last 12 years combined, as of July 2021
- High pass rate
95% average USMLE Step 1 pass rate for first-time test takers over the last three years (average of 2018, 2019, and 2020 scores)
Life as an international student
Thousands of talented international students descend on Grenada every year to study at SGU. The University has a huge international student community - there are students from a diverse range of cultures and backgrounds in attendance.
There are phenomenal living spaces for international students to choose from at SGU. There are residences to suit a range of preferences and needs. Accommodation is spacious, convenient, and situated in secure and pleasant surroundings.
SGU’s awesome staff will take care of your every need from the moment you land in Grenada. The University will ensure you safely reach SGU thanks to their airport pick-up service. They also arrange lots of events and workshops to help you settle in.
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Fees and funding
- Preclinical tuition fees - USD$36,732 per year
- Four-year MD program tuition fees - USD$318,640
Figures based on academic year 2021-2022 rates and are subject to change. Historically, rates have increased 4% per year on average and students are expected to plan accordingly. For current tuition rates please visit www.sgu.edu.
- To assist with the cost of tuition, SGU has recently expanded their awards portfolio for new students. Incoming students are now eligible for more than one award.
- 75% of all entering four-year MD students received SGU scholarships in the 2020-21 academic year.*
- There are 16 School of Medicine scholarships and grants available.
*Data as of April 2021
St. George's University
St. George’s is a wonderful place to be, it boasts a beautiful climate, with year-round highs around 85 degrees Fahrenheit, soothing scenery, awesome beaches, and exquisite cuisine. There’s always something happening in the town - there’s an activity to suit every taste.
Visa requirements for St. George's University
Many international students will require a visa to study in Grenada, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.Grenada student visa requirements