School of Medicine

Highly credentialed and well-established

At St. Matthew’s University (SMUSOM), we are as committed to your dreams as you are. Throughout your ten semesters with us, we will do everything we can to ensure your success by supporting all aspects of your education and life.  We provide students from diverse backgrounds with the opportunity to acquire the medical and clinical expertise needed for a successful career as a practicing clinician, along with the skills and confidence needed to critically evaluate and apply new information.

Why St. Matthew's University

Since 1997, more than two thousand students have obtained their MD degrees from SMUSOM.

During the first two years, students partake in a series of clinical medicine courses that focus on the art of patient care along with preventive medicine. The unique thing about St.Matthew’s University School of Medicine program is that these courses are integrated with the Cayman Island’s world class healthcare system.

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USMLE success:

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Over 2,000 students have obtained their MD

Student Experience

We have a focus on teaching where dedicated, talented faculty whose time commitments are focused on teaching and mentoring. During the first two years, students partake in a series of clinical medicine courses that focus on the art of patient care along with preventive medicine. The unique thing about St. Matthew’s University School of Medicine program is that these courses are integrated with the Cayman Island’s world class healthcare system. 

“For me, I didn't want to give up on my dream. I had a friend who introduced me to Saba and had a lot of good things to say about the school. Saba is very well known as a reputable school where they train you well and students get high USMLE scores”.

Cheleng Brifkani MD Clinical Fellow- Geriatric Medicine

Introducing St. Matthew’s University

School of Veterinary Medicine: DVM Program

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Veterinary Medicine

Your first step to becoming a Veterinarian

Since 2005, hundreds of students have obtained their DVM degrees from SMUSVM. Our graduates have earned licensure in nearly every state in the U.S., Canada, and numerous other countries. Our students achieve exceptional scholastic success, with U.S. licensing examination pass rates comparable to U.S. schools and well above the average of other non-U.S. schools.

Why St. Matthew's University School of Veterinary Medicine?

Throughout your ten semesters with us, we will do everything we can to ensure your success by supporting all aspects of your education and life.

The goal of St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine is to prepare our veterinary medical graduates to be competent, caring veterinarians who have the skills of lifelong learning necessary to incorporate new knowledge and methods into their practice as either a generalist or a specialist and to adapt to a changing professional environment.

There is no better place to study!

Grand Cayman is not only a beautiful location for our Basic Science campus; it is also one of the safest and most advanced islands in the Caribbean. There is no better place to study medicine.

Student Experience

Hear from our veterinary students! St. Matthew’s University School of Veterinary Medicine Reviews & Testimonials

"My experiences at St. Matthew's University have been extraordinary and I am beyond grateful to have had the opportunity to attend school in the Cayman Islands. I have been working in the veterinary field for the past 10 years and have enjoyed every day just as much as I did the first day I started."

Dr. Joseph A. D'Abbraccio