Tuition Overview

All Saints University College of Medicine offers one of the most affordable medical school tuition fee structures.

The breakdown of fees for the 4-Year and 5-Year MD programs are outlined below. All fees listed are in US Dollars.

Students pay a one-time non-refundable application fee of $100 and a one-time non-refundable enrollment fee of $1000. There is, additionally, a non-refundable health insurance fee of $100 per semester. All students are responsible for their own lifestyle expenses (e.g., transportation, lodging, books, etc.)

CLINICAL SCIENCES: ***Please note that certain premium placement clinical clerkship rotations have higher costs associated with their placement. These placements are offered to certain students at the discretion of the University, depending on available space, student academics, eligibility and other determining factors.***

SCHOLARSHIPS

All Saints University, College of Medicine, St Vincent and the Grenadines offers partial scholarships based on the academic qualifications, personal experiences and financial need of the applicant.

After you submit your application online our admissions office will review your grades, essay and recommendation submitted to see if you qualify for a scholarship. Our admissions department will look for strong grades in the sciences (biology, chemistry, physics, math) but will also review your  essay and recommendation letters before they make their decision.

Each applicant’s completed application and supporting documentation is reviewed by the Admissions Committee before a final decision is made regarding scholarship. Students who are granted scholarships must maintain the criteria established by the Office of Academic Affairs every semester to continue holding the issued scholarship. Failure to upkeep the criteria will results in a loss of scholarship. Scholarship applicants must maintain a 80% or above attendance and remain in good academic and financial standing and be free of any disciplinary actions with the University.

Local and International students are eligible for consideration for a scholarship from the University. Successful applicants will receive a scholarship letter, which they must sign and return to the Admissions Office in order to accept the terms of the scholarship and have it applied to their account. Part time students are not eligible for scholarship consideration.

For more information regarding scholarship eligibility contact our admissions department at admissions@allsaintsu.org

RICHMOND GABRIEL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP

The Richmond Gabriel Scholarship is based on academic merit and personal experience. It is 35% off the tuition fee for the Undergraduate and Basic Medical Sciences program and 10% off the tuition fee for the Clinical Clerkship program. In addition to meeting all the standard admissions criteria, students should be enrolled on a full-time basis to be considered for the Richmond Gabriel Scholarship.

ADDITIONAL ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

Students with an exceptional academic record are eligible for additional academic scholarship for the Undergraduate and Basic Sciences components of the MD degree program. Academic scholarships are based on the CGPA of the admission prerequisite courses for the program to which the student is applying.

ST. VINCENT GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP

All Saints University, College of Medicine, St Vincent and the Grenadines, in collaboration with the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, offers limited full scholarships to qualified applicants. Students must meet the criteria for admissions and maintaining their scholarships. Failure to meet the criteria established by the Office of Academic Affairs for Scholarship holders will result in a loss of scholarship.

BILLING INFORMATION

Students will receive an invoice from the Accounts Department 30 days prior to the beginning of the new semester. Invoices should be paid upon receipt or before the commencement of classes. If a student does not receive an invoice during this period, s/he should contact the Accounts Department to address this matter. It is the student’s responsibility to contact the Accounts Department, request their invoice and settle their financial obligations prior to the beginning of the semester. If for any reason a student cannot meet their financial obligation, s/he is required to contact the Accounts Department to discuss the implications of failure to make payments on or before the given deadlines and also the possibility of alternative payment plans. The consideration of alternative payment plans is decided on a case by case basis at the discretion of the Accounts Department.

Failure to meet your financial obligations within a given timeline will result in late payment fees and denial of University services, such as use of campus facilities, transportation, attending classes and sitting for examinations. Tuition and other fees can be found on the All Saints University, College of Medicine, St. Vincent and the Grenadines website at www.allsaintsu.org

STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE

The Student Union Government fee is collected by the University on behalf of the Student Union Government. Each student is required to pay US $50 per semester or US $150 per academic year.

STUDENT LIFE ENHANCEMENT FEE

The Student Life Enhancement Fee is a non-academic compulsory ancillary fee that is paid by all students enrolled at All Saints University, College of Medicine, St. Vincent and the Grenadines. This fee is directed towards the development and improvement of all services provided to students. This fee also includes the Internal Examination fees, i.e Exemplify and internal assessments. This does not include NBME Examinations. The Student Life Enhancement Fee for students in the Undergraduate program is US $240 per semester and for students in the Basic Sciences program it is US $300 per semester. The details of the services provided by the Student Life Enhancement Fee can be provided by the Office of Student Affairs and Admissions Department.

Tuition Refund Policy

All refunds due to a student will be processed and issued by the Accounts Department. All refunds will be processed within fourteen business days, after appropriate notice is received from the Office of the Registrar indicating that the student wishes to withdraw from the program. To process approved refunds, students will be required to submit a Refund Request form to the Accounts Department.

A refund policy for students in the Undergraduate and Basic Sciences Medical degree program is based on the following criteria:

  • If a student, new or continuing, withdraws prior to the start of the semester, a complete refund of tuition is given.
  • If a registered student withdraws before the end of two weeks after the start of the semester, a refund of 80% tuition will be given.
  • If a registered student withdraws before the end of three weeks after the start of the semester, a refund of 60% will be given.
  • If a registered student withdraws before the end of four weeks after the start of the semester, a refund of 40% will be given
  • If a registered student withdraws after the last day of the fourth week from the beginning of the semester, no refund will be given.

CLINICAL CLERKSHIP REFUND POLICY

For students who have started their core or elective rotations, no refund can be given if the student wishes to withdraw from a rotation already started. If the student still wishes to withdraw after commencement, s/he will be issued an invoice for the total number of weeks which they were scheduled for prior to starting another rotation. Requests for cancellation of a scheduled rotation must be done one week before the start date of the rotation. There is a $200 fee for last minute (within 24 hours from start of rotation) requests for cancellation of a rotation. In the event of extenuating circumstances, students must immediately contact the Dean of Clinical Affairs if they intend to withdraw during a rotation.

LATE REGISTRATION FEES

Effective May 2020 semester, students who register after the scheduled registration date will be charged a late registration fee. Students will be responsible for paying the late fee at the time of registration, as per the following:

  • First business day of late registration: US $100
  • Second business day of late registration: US $125
  • Third business day of late registration: US $175
  • Fourth business day of late registration: US $200

Any student who arrives for registration after the late registration period has been closed by the Office of the Registrar will be advised to defer their studies until the following semester. The student must report to the Office of Student Affairs and meet with the Dean of Students Affairs to discuss the implications of deferment. Approval for registration after the closure of late registration must be given by the Dean of Student Affairs. The Registration fee after the late registration period has ended is US $300.

LATE PAYMENT PENALTY

Fees are due one months prior to commencement of the semester. If fees are not paid on time and has not made arrangements with the University’s Financial Department, the student will face sanctions, including, but not limited to, de-registration or required deferral to the next semester, not being allowed to attend classes or rotations, etc. A $250 penalty will be applied upon reinstatement. Returning students are required to pay tuition fees one month prior to the beginning of the semester or else a $250 late payment fee will be charged.

Any student who is absent for two terms or semesters without providing a valid written request and without obtaining prior approval from the university authorities may be subject to sanction or dismissal from the university; this would appear in the transcript of academic record of such a student.

FINANCIAL ARRANGEMENTS

If a student is undergoing financial difficulties, they may reach out to the University’s Financial Department. If the student is granted a financial arrangement by the University and that student subsequently fails to uphold the arrangement terms or conditions and fails to pay related outstanding invoices as and when due, the student will be dismissed from the University.

The University may alter the terms of any such arrangement at its discretion and require immediate payment in full of all arrears at any time there is an indication that the student may withdraw or transfer out from the program for any reason without making full payments of all outstanding amounts/arrears. The account may be sent to a collections agency.

The University may alter the terms of any such arrangement at its discretion and require immediate payment in full of all arrears at any time there is an indication that the student may be attempting to abscond responsibility for payment of outstanding financial amounts. The account may be sent to a collections agency.

TUITION CREDIT OR REFUND FOR SUSPENSION, WITHDRAWAL AND DISMISSAL

A student who is suspended from the University during the semester in which an incident occurred is eligible for a tuition credit that will be applied to the semester immediately following the period of suspension. The amount of tuition credited is dependent on the refund policy given for voluntary withdrawal from the program. The student will be responsible for all other fees associated with the new semester. A student who is dismissed or who withdraws from the University is eligible for a tuition refund based on the Voluntary Withdrawal policy. If the student has outstanding payments, s/he is obligated to make all payments in full, including full reimbursement of any scholarships awarded by the University. The University will not release any documents or official or unofficial transcripts until the student settles all outstanding payments.