Most Frequent Questions and Answers

Is STU accredited and by whom?

National Accreditation Board (NAB) The government of the National Accreditation Board (NAB) Ministry of Education is authorized STU to confer its degree and graduates are also eligible for licensure in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

Are the accreditation standards for STU comparable to US medical schools?

The United States Department of Education, through its National Committee on Foreign Medical Education and Accreditation (NCFMEA), has determined that the accreditation standards employed by the National Accreditation Board (NAB) Ministry of Education in St. Vincent and the Grenadines are comparable with those used to evaluate programs leading to the MD degree in the United States

Can STU graduates practice in the states?

Yes. STU students are eligible to take all of the United States Medical License Examinations (USMLE) by registering with the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and are eligible to apply for licensure in the United States.

Can I be licensed outside of the united states?

STU graduates receive a Doctor of Medicine degree which is recognized internationally. However, licensure requirements vary in each country. Some countries may require foreign medical graduates to take screening tests before receiving approval to practice.