Admission Requirements

General Information

1. Below are the required documents for the admission package.

*Note that all documents must be original. No photocopies will be accepted.
2a. Pre-Medical School
2b. Medical School
- UNIBE´s completed application form. Download application here. - UNIBE´s completed application form. Download application here.
- Official High School Diploma*
(Certified Copy).
- Official High School Transcript. *
- Official High School Diploma*
(Certified Copy).
- Official High School Transcript. *
Official Higher Education Transcripts: Two sets of the Official Transcripts mailed directly from each institution attended to our mailing address. *
- Legalized Birth Certificate.*

 

- Legalized Birth Certificate.*

 

- Police record of non-delinquency. * - Police record of non-delinquency. *
- Health Certificate (click here). - Health Certificate (click here).
- 4 photos (2" x 2"). - 4 photos (2" x 2").
- Three letters of recommendation. Two from professors and one from a professional in the medical field. - Three letters of recommendation. Two from professors and one from a professional in the medical field.
Admission essay: Autobiography. - Admission essay: Autobiography.
Copy of passport. Copy of passport.
- No standardized academic aptitude test is required for entry to the university. Students who have nevertheless taken the MCAT, ACT or SAT examinations should have these scores reported to UNIBE as they may be helpful in evaluating the student's application for admission.

 

- No standardized academic aptitude test is required for entry to the university. Students who have nevertheless taken the MCAT, ACT or SAT examinations should have these scores reported to UNIBE as they may be helpful in evaluating the student's application for admission.

 

- Immunization records.

 

- Immunization records.

 

* Documents need to be legalized by the Costa Rican Consulate in the country of origin. Please call the closest consulate for information on document requirements. For a list of US Consulates click here.

2. Non-refundable Application Fee of US$100.00. Online payment click here:

 

3. If you are not able to make the online payment, please print and send admission package and a cashier check or money order in the amount of $100 payable to UNIBE UNIVERSITY INC.

Mailing Address:
Silvia Monzón
P.O. BOX 144880
Coral Gables, Florida 33114-2173

4. Send admission application form along with the confirmation payment number to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

5. Once the admission application package is received, all documents will be verified for authenticity.

6. After the admission application file is completed and assessed by the School of Medicine International Admission Board, the applicant will receive a written notification with a final decision. It must be understood that all original documents submitted become university property and will not be returned.

7. For U.S. candidates only: Students that have been accepted by the School of Medicine and need financial assistance need to complete the financial aid requirements.

Post-admission

1) After the student has been admitted to the School, he/she needs to complete and file the housing form.
2) Students must arrive in Costa Rica at least one week prior to the beginning of class for an orientation session where they will receive a “Welcome Package” with the following information:

  • Academic Program
  • Student interview with the Dean of the School
  • Costa Rica traditions and culture
  • Safety issues
  • Housing and home stays
  • Student visa requirements once in Costa Rica
  • International insurance

For additional information,

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