About Lincoln American University, School of Medicine


Lincoln American University, School of Medicine (LAU) is a private medical university offering quality  medical education in Guyana and is one of the finest places to study medicine in South America. Guyana is the only English-speaking country in South America. It is known for its dense rainforest, British colonial architecture, including tall, painted-timber St. George’s Anglican Cathedral.


LAU is one of the top medical universities to pursue MD in Caribbean, listed in the World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS), registered with National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC, Guyana) and Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), certified by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI)


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 MD in West Indies,

medical education in South America and MD in USA.

Duration of LAU’s MD Program is 5 years. At LAU, medical education goes beyond books and classrooms with faculties including top researchers, physicians, and specialists from reputed universities around the world who hold zeal & flair for teaching and bless the students with their helpful attitude & guidance, creating an environment of academic excellence.

At LAU, students learn less in class & more in medical experiments, laboratories, projects, seminars, clinics and dealings with patients under guidance! Further, LAU’s global recognition, education based on US medical curriculum and international clinical rotations ensures that medical education at LAU matches the standards of medical education in America and empowers students to practice medicine in countries like India, USA, Canada, UK and other nations of the world.

LAU believes in future-proof knowledge where medical education of the present meets the medical challenges of the future and is in sync with the changing health care needs and changes in medical sciences & technology.

Medical Education at LAU comes with benefits which include no donation for admission, merit-based admission, affordable fee, low cost of living in Guyana, comfortable and safe boarding and lodging facility of the University, facility of Indian cuisine, feel at home with Guyanese of whom about 40% are of Indian origin, delightful living experience in the Caribbean and rejuvenating picnics and recreational activities at beautiful places in Guyana dedicated to students’ holistic development.

Lincoln American University Fee Structure

Year 1st Year 2nd Year 3rd Year 4th Year 5th Year
Tuition Fee in USD $11000 $6000 $6000 $6000 $6000
Total in INR ( Rupees ) 7,70,000 INR 4,20,000 INR 4,20,000 INR 4,20,000 INR 4,20,000 INR
Note: Exchange Rate (USD 1 = 70 INR)


  • Admission Fees, Processing, Food cost & Air Ticket Charges will be Extra.



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