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Avalon University School of Medicine (AUSOM)

AUSOM, founded in 2003 is chartered by the government of Curacao with an excellent academic team and remarkable curriculum that focus on success of its student fraternity. Along with strong emphasis on student’s academic success, the administration also highlights on personal care to assure both students and parents ease and comfort.  A promising unique MD program with a 4year MD program, a 5year PreMed/MD program, a 48-week Graduate renewal program is designed to best benefit the students.

Courses Offered

4.5 years MD Program

AUSOM’s accelerated MD program is designed to prepare students to become well-rounded practicing physicians in the World.

5 years PreMed / MD Program

The Pre Med Program incorporates the basic undergraduate courses that are the prerequisite courses required for the MD program.

48 Week Graduate Renewal Program

We are now offering a program that will renew the M.D. degree at Avalon University. One could have the opportunity to complete this program in as little as 48 weeks.

University Highlights


Graduates practicing medicine in the United States, Canada and around the world.


A 10:1 student-teacher ratio & personalized education.


One-on-one student mentoring and tutoring during Pre and Pos admission procedures. Exclusive parent counseling also included.


Quality clinical rotations at renowned teaching hospitals throughout the United States and Curaçao.


Fully qualified & experienced faculty. Classes taught in English.


Anatomy, Microbiology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Histopathology & Clinical Skills.


Research opportunities and review of current literature integrated into the curriculum.


Free WiFi access on campus, online practice questions & access of medical journals.


Integrated from Day 1 of Basic Sciences

Accommodation Benefits


Customized accommodation and within walk-in distance Indian cuisine along with American food options available at campus cafeterias.


Personalized guidance to Indian students from the departure point to campus arrival stop. Airport pickup facility for freshers!


Safe & secure campus environment.
24/7 student counsellor availability.


Avalon University School of Medicine takes a student’s entire background into account during the application and acceptance process. When reviewing an applicant’s application, we assess academic achievement, exposure to the medical profession, volunteer and job experience, and extracurricular activities (although it is not necessarily a requirement to have all of these).

  • To apply for the MD Program a minimum requirement of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and 90+ credit hours at the college/university level are required. A Bachelor’s degree including the Premed coursework is preferred.
  • To apply for the Premed/MD Program a minimum requirement of a 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and a high school/secondary School Diploma is required. If you are not finished with your high school/secondary school, you should be within 6 months of graduating from your high school/secondary school before beginning the application.

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The Admissions Committee uses a rolling admission policy; therefore, we accept and review applications on an ongoing basis. International students requiring a visa to travel to Curacao should submit their completed application at least 4-5 months prior to the start of the semester they wish to apply for. North American applicants and nationals not requiring a visa to travel should apply at least 2-3 months prior to the start of their chosen semester.

Please note that entering classes are highly competitive for the September semester and applications completed early have the advantage of being reviewed at the beginning of the admission process. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to defer an application to the following semester if there are no available seats.

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  • Once the application and documents have been reviewed and minimum requirements are met, the applicant will be scheduled for a video interview via Skype with an Admission Committee member.
  • Avalon University School of Medicine takes a student’s entire background into account during the application and acceptance process. When reviewing an application, academic achievement, exposure to the medical profession, volunteer and job experience, as well as extracurricular activities are assessed, although not necessarily a requirement.
  • It is recommended during your interview to dress professionally, be on time and treat the video conference as if you were meeting in person. Interviews will generally last about 45 minutes, so please allow yourself 1 hour of time that will be uninterrupted.

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Once the interview is complete, the entirety of the applicant’s file including their interview assessment will be reviewed at the Admissions Committee weekly meeting. If granted, the committee will determine acceptance at this time, and the applicant will be notified of the decision within one week via a telephone call, email and an official acceptance packet.

I am accepted, now what?

  • Congratulations! You’ve been accepted! Now you have some decisions to make. We hope at this point you are excited to start your medical education journey and would love to have you join Avalon!
  • You will be sent information with your acceptance on how to reserve your seat, and at this time should speak with the admissions department and the Bursar’s office about financial aid and payments.
  • All students will need to apply for a student residence permit, and some may need a visa to travel to Curacao. Students will receive a detailed checklist after they have been accepted showing what they need to complete for Curacao immigration.
  • About 1-2 months prior to the semester in which you are joining, you will receive emails regarding housing options, books and supplies and what to take to campus.
  • Clinical transfer students will receive a welcome email from their clinical coordinator upon confirming their seat, with specifics pertaining to their program.

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Upon enrollment, you will be securing your position with us with a seat deposit and officially becoming a member of Avalon University School of Medicine! There will be a lot of information coming your way, but don’t worry; we will guide you at each step of the process.

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We help you plan the framework to a wonderful international medical study experience which could boost your academic work progress. To gather information on manifold areas related to medical study or to solve your queries, Pay a visit to our office/Make an appointment to talk with our Counsellors.

India Admissions Office

# 104, Bhanu Towers, Opp. ESI Hospital,
Erragadda, Hyderabad – 500018, Telangana, India.

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