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Lincoln American University

Lincoln American University, School of Medicine

LAU is a private medical university and medical college in Guyana, South America. Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America and is known for its dense rainforest, British colonial architecture, including tall, painted-timber St. George's Anglican Cathedral. LAU is one of the fastest growing medical universities to pursue MD in America listed in WDOMS and recognized by National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC, Guyana), Medical Council of India (MCI) & ECFMG.

The medium of instruction at LAU is English and the course curriculum is designed according to the best medical universities in the Caribbean Islands, including MBBS in West Indies MD in South America and MD in USA. 

Duration of MD program at LAU is 5 years where students learn less in class & more in medical experiments, laboratories, projects, seminars, & clinics!

If you are looking forward to being a great doctor, aspiring to save the world with your medical skills, there is no better time than now.

Gateway To Your Dream Medical Career awaits you!

Important Facts



1 World-Class Recognition

  • LAU is listed in World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS)
  • Approved by Medical Council of India (MCI)
  • Registered with National Accreditation Council of Guyana and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
  • Affiliated with Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and Global Alliance Medical Education (GAME)
  • Certified by Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

2. Simple Admission + Affordable

  • No donation for admission
  • Merit-based admission
  • Affordable fee
  • Comparatively low cost of living in Guyana

3. Pragmatic Approach

  • Education beyond books and classrooms where you’ll learn less in class and more in medical experiments, laboratories, projects, seminars, clinics and your dealings with patients under guidance
  • Research in labs like anatomy lab, biotechnology lab, research lab, and computer lab
  • Faculty with vast clinical experience and a zeal for teaching

4. International Medical Exposure

  • Clinical rotations in affiliated hospitals of Caribbean, Asia and other countries
  • US-based medical curriculum
  • USMLE Support: LAU medical graduates can qualify USMLE and start practice in USA
  • Practice in India, USA, Canada or other country of your choice

5. Campus + Holistic Development

  • Comfortable and safe boarding, lodging and transportation facility available
  • Facility of hygienic food and availability of Indian and continental cuisine
  • Delightful living experience in the Caribbean
  • Feel at home with friendly Guyanese of whom about 40% are of Indian origin
  • Rejuvenating picnics and recreational activities at beautiful places in Guyana dedicated to your all-round development

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Ranking / Awards

World Rank:-            23658

Presence Rank*        25579 

Impact Rank*            22948

Openness Rank*      11401

Excellence Rank*      6033


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  • Type of Accommodation: Off Campus


Annual Cost of living 2500 USD /year
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Contact Information

  • 8A & 8B, Water & Barrack Street,
  • To know more contact PSA toll free number 18002585772

Programs Offered


5 year MD Programme

  • Length 05 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee 35000 USD
  • Application Fee 100 USD
  • Average processing time 15 days
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