Our Campus

Xavier University School of Medicine is located in Oranjested, the capital city of Aruba. As a main city, it has many restaurants and other attractions for students to explore on their downtime. The city is also home to Queen Beatrix International Airport, which means travel to campus is easy.

Students conduct anatomical dissections at the Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital. This local hospital also in Oranjestad is a quick drive from campus.

Approval by New York State Education Department

Seal of the New York State Education DepartmentOn July 17th, 2020, the New York Board of Regents voted to approve Xavier University School of Medicine Aruba to place students in long-term clinical clerkship in New York State for 7 years. This is the longest term of approval that can be given to an International Medical School.

New York State Education Department approval allows:

• Xavier graduates to enter residency training in New York

• Xavier students to complete all 72 weeks of clinical training in New York teaching hospitals