Felician University and St. George’s University Launch Medical and Veterinary Partnership

(September 27, 2018) – Felician University and St. George’s University today announced a unique partnership that will allow qualified Felician students to receive early admission to St. George’s medical or veterinary school.

Through the partnership, qualified Felician students are able to apply to St. George’s medical or veterinary school as early as their Freshman year, giving them the peace of mind that their post-undergrad plans are secure. 

“We are interested in creating a culture for our students where they see possibilities for themselves beyond their undergraduate studies at Felician.  This unique joint enrollment partnership between our institutions presents Felician students with another pathway to realize their potential in St. George’s renowned medical and veterinary programs,” said Dr. George Abaunza, Dean of Felician’s School of Arts and Sciences.

Interested students must apply through Felician University. Applicants will be vetted by both Felician and St. George’s with interviews being conducted by St. George’s. 

"We are excited to welcome Felician University's best and brightest to our campus in Grenada," Dr. G. Richard Olds, President of St. George's University, said. "This partnership will allow aspiring doctors and veterinarians to focus on their studies at Felician, secure in the knowledge that they'll have a spot reserved for them in our medical or veterinary school."

In order to proceed to the St. George's University School of Medicine, Felician students must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.4 and an MCAT score within three points of the previous term's average score at St. George's. To be eligible to continue onto the St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine, Felician students must have a grade point average of at least 3.1 and a GRE score of at least 300. A letter of recommendation from the appropriate Felician University faculty is also required.

Medical students will complete their first two years of medical study in Grenada and then undertake two years of clinical training at hospitals affiliated with St. George's in the United States or the United Kingdom. 

Students pursuing degrees in veterinary medicine will study in Grenada for three years and spend their final clinical year at affiliated universities in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Ireland, or Australia.

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About Felician University

Felician University engages over 2,300 undergraduate, graduate, and adult students through programs in arts & sciences, business, nursing, and education. Universal Franciscan values of social justice, compassion, and respect for human dignity serve as an inclusive foundation for transforming the lives of tomorrow’s leaders. Felician University’s education is ranked 3rd best return on investment for private colleges in New Jersey 2018 by the PayScale.com College ROI Report and is ranked #1 safest college campus in the state by niche.com. To learn more about Felician University please visit www.felician.edu. 

About St. George’s University

St. George's University is a center of international education, drawing students and faculty from 140 countries to the island of Grenada, in the West Indies, to its programs in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, science, and business. St. George's is affiliated with educational institutions worldwide, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and Ireland. The University's over 20,000 graduates include physicians, veterinarians, scientists, and public health and business professionals across the world. The University programs are accredited and approved by many governing authorities and repeatedly recognized as the best in the region. For more information, visit www.sgu.edu.