At St Georges Veterinary Medicine, you will have every opportunity to truly get to know the furry friends that will one day become your patients!
St Georges University Veterinary Medicine is located in St Kitts, West Indies. The campus has 52 building spread out over 42 acres in a vibrant seaside location. This is the description from the school’s official website, “Founded as an independent School of Medicine in 1976, St. George’s University has evolved into a top center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies. Students attending St. George’s enjoy the benefits of a thriving multicultural environment on the True Blue campus, offering all the amenities and technologically-advanced facilities of a world-class institution.” The University’s over 13,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University offers medical, and veterinary degrees in the schools of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and independent and dual graduate degrees in the sciences, public health, and business.
Office of Admission
US/Canada Toll-Free: 1 (800) 899-6337 ext. 91218
Fax: (631) 665-5590
St. George’s University
School of Veterinary Medicine
Grenada, West Indies
1. Application Deadline
There is no application deadline. They continue to accept applications. The final deadline for receipt of applications and all supporting documentation is June 15th of the current year for the August class and November 15th of the preceding year for the January class.
2. GRE or MCAT
The GRE or the MCAT is required.
3. Four-year Total Tuition Cost
Based on 2014-2015 tuition rates for the DVM degree:
• Year 1-3 (nonclinical years in Grenada): $109,320 ($18,220/term)
• Year 4 (clinical year at affiliated university): $65,100 ($21,700/term)
St. George’s Veterinary Medicine was given full accreditation status by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
5. School History
St Georges Veterinary Medicine was established in 1999 and offers a number of entry options: the seven, six and five-year programs which begin with the pre-veterinary medical sciences and an option to enter directly into the four-year veterinary medical program.
6. Transfer Students
Rarely and only for the beginning of the second year of the four-year veterinary program. They do not seek nor encourage transfer applications.
7. Letters of Recommendation/Evaluations (a total of 2)
• A university professor, preveterinary advisor committee, or an advisor/counselor
• Application Deadline – no deadline; rolling admission
Before you Apply
A bachelor’s degree or the equivalent is preferred for the North American applicants. The Committee on Admission may however consider applicants with an exceptional background who have 60 or more semester hours including the necessary science prerequisites. If you are looking for a scholarship program, SGU has also awarded over 5 million dollars in scholarships to more than 5,000 students over the years. In addition, they are constantly seeking out new opportunities, developing relations with organizations and governments around the world, finding the best loan opportunities, and honing their own resources in order to ensure students can pursue their education with minimal financial obstacles. Visit this page for more information.
Pre-requisite Course Requirements
Prerequisite Courses (credit hours)
• 1 year General Biology or Zoology with lab (8)
• 1 year Inorganic Chemistry (General or Physical) with lab (8)
• 1 sem Organic Chemistry with lab (4)
• 1 sem Biochemistry (3)
• 1 sem Genetics (3)
• 1 sem Physics with lab (4)
• 1 sem Calculus, Computer Science or Statistics (3)
• 1 sem English (3)
Veterinary and Animal Experience
A specific amount of veterinary medical experience is not required but strongly encouraged to demonstrate 500 hours or more of animal experience.