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Columbus Central University

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MBBS in America 

Belize is a country located on the eastern coast of Central America. Belize is bordered on the northwest by Mexico, on the east by the Caribbean Sea, and on the south and west by Guatemala. It has an area of 22,970 square kilometres (8,867 sq mi) and a population of 387,879 (2017). Its mainland is about 180 mi (290 km) long and 68 mi (110 km) wide. It has the lowest population and population density in Central America. The country's population growth rate of 1.87% per year (2015) is the second highest in the region and one of the highest in the Western Hemisphere.

Belize has a very diverse society that is composed of many cultures and languages that reflect its rich history. English is the official language of Belize, while Belizean Creole is an unofficial native language. Over half the population is multilingual, with Spanish being the second most common spoken language. It is known for its September Celebrations, its extensive barrier reef coral reefs and punta music.

Belize's abundance of terrestrial and marine species and its diversity of ecosystems give it a key place in the globally significant Mesoamerican Biological Corridor. It is considered a Central American and Caribbean nation with strong ties to both the American and Caribbean regions. It is a member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), and the Central American Integration System (SICA), the only country to hold full membership in all three regional organisations. Belize is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and head of state.

About University

Columbus Central University (CCU) is a quality medical school in the Caribbean to study medicine with accredited Premed, Basic and Clinical Science Programs. Our website contains information about Caribbean med schools, international schools of medicine, top Caribbean medical colleges and best foreign medical schools. When applying to our Caribbean medical school, you are choosing the best Caribbean school of medicine. Top medical schools in the Caribbean should be accredited and have high USMLE passing rates, ACGME accredited clinical rotations and an approved application process to allow you to become a doctor. The medical curriculum taught in our caribbean medical college campus integrates top academic features of American and Caribbean medical schools. Columbus Central University recognitions make our students eligible for clinical rotations and licensure in the U.S. Upon passing USMLE, students start clinical clerkship in accredited hospitals throughout the United States or the United Kingdom. We offer an MD Medical Degree program (doctor of medicine), in which the first four semesters of the Basic Sciences are taught in Belize. We also offer a Premed (undergraduate coursework) program for high school graduates without MCAT. The MD degree (doctor of medicine) can be earned upon completion of the Basic Science and the Clinical Science program. On top of that Belize is considered the best place for medical education in the Caribbean.

Medical School Reviews:

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 goal is to prepare students for the next level of medical training in ACGME accredited American teaching hospitals by implementing a U.S. standard curriculum, used in the best North American LCME/AAMC colleges of medicine stressing Higher Order Thinking Skills (knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis and evaluation) tested in USMLE Step I rather than simple memorization of facts.

At Columbus Central University, our intent is to create an entirely new model of medical education, one that will enhance the university’s ability to act as a transformational agent in health care.

Our unique approach embraces cross-disciplinary teaching modalities, breakthrough technologies, and innovative ways to advance training in both basic science and clinical skills throughout the medical school curriculum. In addition, we wish to deepen students’ understanding of academic medicine to better prepare tomorrow’s doctors and make a far-reaching impact on their further career.

CCU’s Profile:

  • Official Name: Columbus Central University
  • Founded: 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
  • Accreditation’s & Recognitions: WHO, IMED, ECFMG, MCC, WAUC, Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports and Culture of Belize
  • BS Student-Teacher Ratio: 9-1 (*)
  • CS Student-Preceptor Ratio: 6-1 (*)
  • Number of Clinical Rotation Slots: 327 (*)