Canada faces a growing shortage of physicians. Each year more than 14,000 applicants apply for approximately 2,900 seats at seventeen medical schools in Canada.
Due to this, many qualified students are denied entrance to medical schools each year. Queen’s University College of Medicine provides an opportunity to these qualified Canadian students to study medicine. The curriculum at Queens University College of Medicine aims at preparing students for the Medical Council of Canada Evaluation Exam (MCCEE), the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Exam (MCCQE), and the National Assessment Collaboration Objective Structured Clinical Examination (NAC-OSCE).
Canadian students attending Queen’s University College of Medicine qualify to apply for residency program in both Canada and the United States and can sit for licensure exam in Canada and the United States. The admission process for Canadian students is same as that for American students, except Canadian students are not required to take the MCAT, but it is strongly recommended. Prospective students must meet the Admission Requirements and follow the Application Process outlined by the University.
Queen’s University College of Medicine is committed to making medical education affordable for it’s students. Canadian applicants to Queen’s University College of Medicine can fund their medical education through Education Line of Credit loan from various Canadian Banks. These lines of credit are specifically designed to fund the cost associated with student’s medical education and are based on student’s credit score. Currently, Queen’s University College of Medicine does not qualify for the Canada Student Loan Program. In accordance with the rules and regulations of Canada Student Loan Program a medical school must be in operation for ten-years before it can qualify for Canada Student Loan Program.