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The United States of America is the world's largest single national economy. Facilities are largely owned and operated by private sector businesses. Health insurance for public sector employees is primarily provided by the government. 60–65% of healthcare provision and spending comes from programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, the Children's Health Insurance Program, and the Veterans Health Administration. The demand for doctors in the USA is enhancing but only a few International candidates are provided admissions. Majority of the medical quota for admissions consist of local students and only 10% of International admissions are occupied. Securing medical admissions is highly competitive in the USA for International students.

The United States accommodates thousands of accredited colleges and renowned universities for quality, numerous programs of study, and a flexible structure to change fields of study and schools. The wide range of tuition and living costs makes the United States affordable for hundreds of thousands of International students each year

Sri Lankan graduates have the option of getting employed in Sri Lanka and Overseas since the medical degree is recognized by WHO, EFMG, GMC, AMC, SLMC etc. Universities that allow students to practice in the US after successfully completing the USMLE (United States Medical Licensing Examinations are:

  • International Medical University
  • St. George's University
  • Vitebsk State Medical University
  • Melaka Manipal University
  • Angeles University Foundation
  • Riga Stradins University