Admissions Process

complete application consists the following documents, which should be sent to the attention of the Admissions office at Burnett International University. It is not necessary to submit all the materials at the same time. You can mail the application, application fee and all documents to Burnett International College, USA

A completed application form

  1. No application will be considered by the Committee on Admissions unless all questions are answered fully.
  2. A non-refundable application fee $ 75.00 U.S.
  3. Two Official Letter of Recommendation

One recommendation should be from a premedical professor acquainted with the applicant’s academic ability; committee recommendations from colleges and universities are acceptable. The other should be from a physician who is familiar with the applicant’s experience in a health care setting, if available. No more than 3 letters total should be sent. All letters must be sent directly from the recommender to Burnett International University

  1. OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT’S GRADES:   Official transcript’s grades from each college and/or professional school attended for the required minimum 90 credits, including all premedical courses. Final transcripts from each Institution attended must be mailed directly to the Committee on Admission Burnett International University School Medicine and Health Sciences. Please be advised that the presentation incomplete or invalid credentials on an application could result in that application being rejected. If discovered after the student has matriculated, such student will be subject to dismissal.
  2. A Interview:  It is part the admission process; however, being interviewed is not a guarantee admission. The interview allows the committee to asses the applicant’s maturity, adaptability, ability to handle stress, aptitude, background and, in particular, motivation for the pursuit medicine.   Applicants who have not been contacted for an interview should consider that their applications have not been successful.

Within two to three weeks after initial application materials have been received, the admissions office will schedule a telephone interview conference call between the Admissions committee and the applicants whose credentials are judged to be indicative the potential for successful completion the prescribed medical school curriculum. Generally, persons whose applications are incomplete, or whose qualifications are not acceptable, will be so notified. Following the interview, the Admissions Committee’s decision is communicated by email and letter to the applicant as soon as possible.


After receiving a letter acceptance from Burnett International University School Medicine and Health Sciences, Applicants will be required to secure their candidacy within two weeks by submitting a deposit $ 500.00. This deposit will be deducted from the tuition when the applicant matriculates, but will be forfeited if the applicant withdraws one week after. The remainder the tuition and fees are due 30 days prior the beginning the semester in which admission has been granted.   Accepted Students. The Admissions Office will advise all deposited applicants on aspects their preparation for living and studying in the Federation of St Christopher (St. Kitts) or Haiti.

Additional Documents: 

Prior to arriving on campus, all accepted students must submit:

  1. An original health certificate from a licensed physician, including a current list immunizations as well as a current tuberculin (TB) test. The certificate must be sent to the Admissions Office.
  2. Valid passport (Copy to be sent to BIC in Florida.)
  3. Three color 2×2 passport-size photographs, signed on the back.
  4. Letter good conduct from the student’s local police department.
  5. Proof of purchase of a roundtrip airplane ticket.

N.B. Students should submit these items to the Information Office in Florida, 8 weeks prior to departing for St Kitts or Haiti.

Upon acceptance, Burnett International University will assist students in completing the visa application process. In the majority cases, the actual visa will be received once the student arrives in St Kitts or Haiti