Generally, there are 3 intakes each year, in January, May and September.
No. They are not mandatory.
The personal statement is very important and is carefully reviewed. Candidates should spend time writing their personal statements—writing error-free essays without redundancy, run-on sentences, clichés, embellishments, fancy words, and spelling errors—and avoid inserting their own names in the text.
We no longer print our catalog. The most up-to-date information about our program can be found on the website.
Yes, it is available. A new student hostel with all amenities is now available for international students. A cafeteria is available in the campus serving continental food.
Candidates are selected based upon academic performance in undergraduate and graduate studies, personal characteristics, awareness of the medical profession, leadership experience, community service, and potential for success in medical school as expressed in the letters of recommendation and a personal statement.
The basic medical sciences would be taught at the campus in St Lucia, after which students will go to USA for their clinicals. They can also do their clinicals in St Lucia or in other Caribbean islands. After the completion of the curriculum, students have to complete a rotator internship before they can apply for a residency program in the US or in their own countries.
No, there is no age limit
All completed applications will be screened for an interview. If you are invited for an interview, you will be notified by email or telephone.
The order in which applicants are interviewed is largely (although not entirely) based upon how early the application is completed. Thus, it is always a good idea to complete your application as soon as possible.
Through e-mail or phone.
You may check your application status by emailing us
Yes. International students are welcome to apply. The admissions process is the same. All applicants will receive a full review of their file, regardless of citizenship or immigration status.
It is highly recommended that you complete most, if not all, of your science requirements prior to applying.
If you do not meet the minimum course requirements, you will be given an opportunity in the WMSI to explain why. Exceptions are rarely possible; they are made for individuals with very high grades or for those who demonstrate an exceptional aptitude in the sciences.
A candidate should begin by securing three letters of recommendations.
You will either receive an email response to your question or you will be invited to schedule a meeting with a representative from the Admissions Office. This meeting can be in-person or over the phone.
The following details must be filled in the Application Form, as they appear in the passport.
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
A non refundable fee of US $200.00 towards application processing and Student Enrollment is to be paid either by DD or by direct bank transfer. Submit the completed application form and the student enrollment form along with your documents.
5 Passport-size photographs
Two copies of the passport identification page (and last page where relevant)
Health Certificate including TB and HIV tests
Original Police Clearance Certificate
Three letters of recommendation
A Personal statement reflecting your purpose for pursuing this degree. The Personal Statement should be typed in 11-point, Arial font with 1.5 line spacing. It should be no less than one page and no more than two pages in length. The applicant should use this essay to explain their reasons for considering a career in medicine / nursing, what makes them a potential asset to WMSI and any significant accomplishments or additional information that they feel would be useful to the Admissions Committee in evaluating their application.
Notorized copies of High School transcripts
Notorized copies of Undergraduate Transcripts
The application season begins in early May of each year (for admission to the fall semester of the following year)
Once your verified application is received at WMSI (and your application meets our prescreening criteria), you will receive an email from the Office of Admissions
Applicants will be required to submit a headshot photo and application fee with their online WMSI application. The deadline to submit the application will be mentioned in the application form.
You may also find help with the medical school application process by contacting your Pre-Health or Pre-Medical Advisor at your school’s academic advising office.
No. Distance learning is not permitted for any pre-requisite course for admission to WMSI programs.
Yes, WMSI offer pre med program by itself as well as through its affiliated institutions.
You do not have to be pre med major or biology major to apply to WMSI. The most important consideration is that you meet the course requirements and have 90 credit hours in the required subjects.
In order to meet the WMSI course requirements, we expect the students to have a sound knowledge in the subjects like biology, inorganic and organic chemistry and physics prior to attending medical school.
You will have to undertake an appropriate pre-medical program at WMSI campus in St Lucia to complete the mandatory credit hours.
8 semesters of Bachelor of science program.
Bachelor of Science with 120 credit hours. A minimum of 90 credit hours (after a pre-med diploma or equivalent from an affiliated institution) are required for entry into the MD or dual degree program at WMSI.
Details on financial support will be updated in our website time to time
We cannot tell you in advance whether or not you qualify for a student scholarship. Need-based loans and scholarships are awarded based on the results of completed formal applications.
Tuition fee is subject to annual revisions. Detailed fee structure can be seen at our website
You will be charged a non-refundable fee with your on-line application from the WMSI Admissions (STEP I instructions, sent upon our receipt of your preliminary WMSI Application).
Visa fee is charged once at the time of issuance of Student visa for completion of the entire course
He/she should approach with authentic certificate from the institute (WMSI).
Foreign students holding Student Visa are required to register himself/herself with the local Foreigners Regional Registration Officer within 6 weeks of arrival.
Usually multiple entries are allowed.
The fee structure depends on the nationality of the passport holder and type/duration/country of visa applied. These fees are payable in the local currency as well.
Students need to procure confirmed letters of admission from WMSI to apply for a St Lucian or US Visa.