American University of Antigua – About Us

American University of Antigua is dedicated to providing a learner-centric medical education that meets the highest standards of academic excellence. AUA is proud to be one of three Caribbean medical schools to have received recognition by the Medical Board of California, approval by the New York State Education Department, Licensure for the Commission for Independent Education of the Florida Department of Education, and accreditation by the Caribbean Accreditation Authority for Education in Medicine and Other Health Professions (CAAM-HP).

Stellar Academics and Class Size

AUA employs a number of teaching strategies that take learning beyond the didactic. From digital resources and educational technology to peer tutoring and study groups, the programs and faculty apply a multitude of strategies to actively engage students in the learning process.

AUA’s suite of laboratories presents students with every opportunity to become proficient with the physical and interactive aspects of being a doctor. Each laboratory serves to develop specific skills in students, forming a dynamic bridge to the treatment of real people in real hospitals – and to the practice of real medicine.

The Beautiful Island of Antigua

Antigua is the larger island in the twin-island nation of Antigua and Barbuda. With 365 white-sand beaches, Antigua is a top leisure destination in the Caribbean. It is a safe and developed island with modern amenities, supermarkets and pharmacies, as well as easy access to Internet connections and cell phone service. Direct flights to and from the U.S. depart daily. The official language is English.