Tuition & Financial Aid

COVID-19 And Changes To The UHSA Medical School Curriculum

Given the globally confirmed cases of COVID-19, we are taking the necessary measures to ensure the safety of our students. As a result, the May 2020 academic term for the medical school will be offered remotely using existing online academic platforms. Enrolled M.D. and Premedical Sciences students will not be required to travel to Antigua at this time. The cost of tuition for new students has also been revised below.

Tuition Amount (USD)
Premedical Sciences Program
Term I-IV

May 2020 – Conducted Online

$4,867.00 Per Term


Traditional M.D. Program
Basic Sciences
Term I-V

May 2020 – Conducted Online

$9,867.00 Per Term


Integrated Review of the Basic Sciences
Term VI $9,000.00
Clinical Sciences
Term I-IV $12,271.00 Per Term
Per Week – Only applicable to students who have completed clinical rotations for more than four terms $630 Per Week
Fees Amount (USD)
Seat reservation (Applied toward your tuition and is non-refundable) $500.00
Clinical Skills (Traditional M.D. Terms I-IV) – Standardized Patient Programs $500.00 Per Term
Student services (All students) Support services available to all students, such as:

  • Services related to campus life
  • Support services for all students, both on and off-campus
$225.00 Per Term
Shelf Examination Fee (Traditional M.D. Terms I-VI) $125.00
Leave of Absence $500.00
Malpractice insurance (Clinical Sciences) $1,000.00 – Annually
Student registration only (Students requiring time to study for board exams must remain registered) $1,500.00
Readmission $1,000.00
Deferral of admission $100.00
Notarization of official documents $50.00
Academic certifications $20.00
Graduation $750.00

Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice as deemed appropriate by the Institution.

Tuition Amount (USD)
Application Fee $75.00
Caricom (annual)
Tuition $7,500.00
Part-Time (per credit) $125.00
Clinical Fee $1,800.00
US Residents and International (annual)
Tuition (annual) $13,500.00
Part-Time (per credit) $250.00
Clinical Fee $2,400.00
Fees Amount (USD)
Digital Course Material (full program approx. cost) $1,923.00
Seat reservation (Applied toward your tuition and is non-refundable) $500.00
Leave of absence $250.00
Student services $100.00
Graduation $300.00
Transcript $50.00
Academic related certifications $20.00
Notarization $50.00

Tuition and fees are subject to change without prior notice as deemed appropriate by the Institution.

We understand that pursuing an education represents a major financial commitment for our students and their families.

UHSA provides the support and financial assistance that will make your education more affordable. Students accepted to the School of Medicine and School of Nursing programs will have the option of not only applying for private personal loans, but may be eligible for the following programs.

We are happy to answer any questions you have regarding your financial aid options. Please e-mail or contact 787.753.0253 for the Office of Financial Aid.

As a UHSA student, we are committed to your future, and you can count on our counselors to always be of assistance, from the initial application stage until your residency. We are excited to announce several financing options for students.

Before starting any loan application, be sure to have your:

  • Social Security Number
  • Enrollment Period
  • Requested Loan Amount
  • Two Personal References

Meritize Student Loan

With a Meritize loan, you can get credit for your merit and potentially improve your loan options by sharing your academic history, military background, or work experience. If approved, full deferment during school is available. Providing your transcript – whether high school, partial or full college or previous skills-based school experience lets you get credit for your merit and fund your education.

Check your loan options without impacting your credit score at

Canadian Government Loans

UHSA is a designated institution for Canadian Government student assistance programs. Canadian students applying to and attending UHSA may be eligible for funding through the Canada Student Loans Program awarded through the Ministry of Education for each province.

Provinces include Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Manitoba, British Columbia, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, Newfoundland and Labrador, Alberta. You must supply our designated school code [ZPAS] when completing the process of obtaining funding.

To confirm your eligibility for student financial assistance, please contact your provincial/territorial student financial aid authority. Contact information can be found by visiting Government of Canada website

Canadian Banks Offering Student Lines Of Credit

As a Canadian student, you may also be eligible to apply for Student Lines of Credit through banks that cater specifically to medical students. When applying for a student loan, you first must supply the financial institution with our school information then proceed to complete the application process. Some banks will require a cosigner during the application process.

To apply for a Student Line of Credit, we recommend contacting the Financial institutions directly. For your convenience, a direct link to the specific programs at each eligible financial institution can be found below:

If you have additional questions, please contact the Student Financial Aid Department by emailing Accepted students should also contact the Student Financial Aid Department.