Columbus Central University is one of the best medical school in the Caribbean country for studying MBBS/MD course. It provides Basic science and Clinical science Programs with a duration of 4 years. Also, it provides Pre-medical courses too. CCU is situated in Belize, it is a Central American nation located on the eastern coast of the Caribbean countries. CCU is one of the finest university for studying MBBS in Belize.

Table of Contents
1. Quick Summary
2. Why Study MBBS in CCUSM
3. MBBS Course
4. Admission Procedure & Eligibility
5. Fees Structure
6. Infrastructure
7. Facilities
8. Affiliated Hospitals
9. How to Reach

Quick Summary

Established: 2005
Tuition Fees: Rs 7,50,000 approximate per year.
Living Expenses: Rs 25,000 – Rs 30,000 approximate per month.
Hostel: In-Campus Hostel Available
Food: Indian Food Available
Medium of Instruction: English
Duration Of Study: 4 Years
Institution Type: Private
Admission season: (January & May)
Affiliated To: Columbus Central University
Recognition and Listing: Medical Council of India(MCI),
World Health Organisation(WHO),
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates(ECFMG),
United States Medical License Examination(USMLE),
Federation of State Medical Boards(FSMB),
Medical Council of Canada(MCC),
Government of Belize.
Affiliated Hospital: United States teaching & associated hospitals.
Other Names: CCU, Columbus Central University School of Medicine, Columbus Central University Belize.
Address: CCU, 10, bally garden, 4 miles Phillip Goldson Hwy, Belize City, Belize.
Contact: + 501.671.5150, + 501.226.2682, + 501.226.2683

Why Study MBBS in CCUSM

Belize is an excellent place to study MBBS in Caribbean countries.

  • Basic science
  • Clinical science
  • Pre-medical
  • CCU providing the high-quality of medical education to the students.
  • Columbus Central University teaching the US Based Curriculam with 4 years of duration at MBBS/MD.
  • North America & South America in between Belize is situated at Central America.
  • CCU has a better passing rate in the USMLE exam.
  • Columbus Central University is recognized by the WHO, MCI and others.
  • Clinical Rotations with 300 slots all over the United States and the United Kingdom.
  • The medium of instruction in CCU is English which makes it much easier for the international students to adapt to the environment.

MBBS Course

  • CCU constantly develops and improving our educational method infrastructure for the benefit of the students.
  • Those are included with online Question Banks, Teacher Evaluation Forms, Live Lecture Streaming.
  • If the student needs they are advised to utilize the best educational resources like PubMed, SIS, EduDesk and other innovative solutions.

  • These are the Innovative teaching methods are taught by Columbus Central University.

The medicinal educational programs are instructed in the CCU is good, as compared with the other schools in Belize.

Admission Procedure and Eligibility

  • To getting admission at Columbus Central University in Belize is very easy.
  • The applicants are not required to take any entrance exam.
  • But the applicants need to qualify the NEET exam conducted by the National Testing Agency.
  • If you want to know more information about the other Colleges in Abroad, please download the MBBSCouncil Android App. You can download the app by clicking here. This app provides counselling guidance for MBBS Admission.

  • For getting the MBBS/MD admission in CCU, the student must fulfil the following criteria.
  • The applicants should complete the age of 17 years on or before 31st December of the year of admission.
  • The candidate must score 50% marks in their 12th standard with CBSE / ISC or any other Equivalent Board of Examination.
  • In science subjects like physics, chemistry and biology with have to get 50% of marks.

Fees Structure

MBBS Program approximate tuition fees in Columbus Central University:

Year Dollar Indian Rupee
First year $ 12,000 Rs 8,50,000
Second year $ 12,000 Rs 8,50,000
Third year $ 9,000 Rs 6,50,000
Fourth year $ 9,000 Rs 6,50,000
Total fees $ 42,000 Rs 30,00,000

If you want to know more about the fees details click here.


Columbus Central University has a US standard infrastructure with the equipped campus. Those facilities are promote understanding and learning the knowledge of the students. That holds an admission office, student lounge, 12 featured classrooms/lecture halls, library, computer labs, laboratories. The college campus is providing safety for all of the students and faculties with 24/7 security personnel with digital monitoring. The college campus is designed for providing a better learning environment for the benefit of the students


CCU is one among the medical schools in Belize, it provides the hostel facilities for the benefit of the students. The hostels are situated with 20 minutes of walking distance from the college campus. It consists of air-conditioning rooms, television with cable, microwave and stove for cooking, an internet connection & wifi facility.

Sports & Mess:
CCU has various kind of Sports activities, like football, shuttle, with gym facilities for the benefit of the students. The hostels own mess facility for students. If the students need, they have cooked their food as themselves. those facilities are provided.

Affiliated Hospitals

Columbus Central University has a relationship with many excellent hospitals and clinical centres. Students may join their clinical rotations in Canada, Britain, Ireland, India and other many worldwide locations. The student may set up their own rotations, with the consent of the Dean of Clinical Sciences. All clinical rotations must be done in ACGME approved hospitals.
They are as:
Colorado (Main Hub), Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois (Main Hub), Kentucky, Kansas, Maryland, Montana, Michigan, New York, New Mexico, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

How to Reach

To reaching Belize in Central American Country, it has an airway route through a straight flight from New Delhi at India to Belize in Central America. It has other ways to reach, want to know more click here. So that reaching Columbus Central University is easy.

6 Reviews

September 1, 2021 at 7:56 pm

Super college and
give hostel fee

Nairobi Flores
March 2, 2022 at 8:48 pm

It is regarded as one of the best medical schools in Central America. This college has an excellent academic programme, and the professors are extremely student-friendly and supportive. The attached hospital is considered to be one of the best in India. All of these factors combined to make this college the most desired.

Nairobi Flores
March 2, 2022 at 8:56 pm

Best University in Belize. Great Facilities available at the college and in the Hostel as well. The Professors of this University is extremely knowledgeable.

March 25, 2022 at 10:32 am

One of my friend enrolled himself in this university last year and he now highly recommend this university to other to get enrolled.

May 24, 2022 at 4:05 pm

I have done my medical from Columbus central university and enjoyed my studies here during the whole duration. The infrastructre and the techers are so professional.

June 30, 2023 at 2:27 pm

Hi how much is the cost of staying food etc ? Does Outside students get to work permit few hours per week like USA? Medium of teaching is english?

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