Get to know CCUSOM

Columbus Central University is a renowned medical school in the Caribbean that offers accredited Premed, Basic, and Clinical Science Programs. 

Our website provides valuable information on Caribbean Med Schools, International Schools of Medicine, Top Caribbean Medical Colleges, and the Best Foreign Medical Schools. 

Our institution boasts its accreditation, high USMLE passing rates, ACGME accredited clinical rotations and a streamlined application process to facilitate the journey towards becoming a doctor. Our medical curriculum is a blend of top academic features of American and Caribbean medical schools. 

CCU students are eligible for clinical rotations and licensure in the US upon passing USMLE, and they can undertake clinical clerkship in accredited hospitals throughout the United States or the United Kingdom. We offer an MD Medical Degree program (Doctor of Medicine), with the first four semesters of the Basic Sciences taught in Belize. 

CCU’s global reputation for academic excellence and modern teaching methods attracts students and faculty worldwide. Our faculty members have diverse educational backgrounds from the US and Europe, leading to a unique curriculum that blends American and British medical traditions.

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Columbus Central University is one of the top medical schools in the Caribbean, established by American Physicians and is accredited, licensed, and registered within the beautiful National of Belize.

Our aim at CCU is to equip our students with the knowledge and skills required to excel in ACGME-accredited American teaching hospitals. To achieve this, we have implemented a US standard curriculum that prioritises High Order Thinking Skills such as analysis, synthesis and evaluation, which are tested in the USMLE Step I exam. Our ultimate goal is to revolutionise medical education and empower our university to act as a catalyst for change.

CCUSOM'S Profile

Official Name

Columbus Central University


Two Thousand Five (2005)

Office of Admissions

Columbus, Ohio

Campus Location

Belize, Central America

Clinical Rotations

Over 300 slots throughout the United States and United Kingdom

Academic Calendar

16 week Trimester – January, May, September

Faculty Staff Qualifications

MD, PhD, PsyD, PharmD and MBBS

Financial Aid

Private Loan Affiliation Program, Scholarship, Payment Plan, Tuition Discount

Accreditations & Recognitions

WHO, IMED, ECFMG, MCC, WAUC, Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture of Belize

Cost of Living

$600-$800 per month in CCUSOM for living

Average Class Size

16 students for each class in CCUSOM

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Clarification on CCUSOM Programs

We wish to inform you that CCUSOM has no partner campuses, split programs in India, or offline premed centers. Our programs are exclusively completed within the university in Belize. Any rumors circulating in India about such arrangements are untrue. Trust only official communications for accurate information.