The Caribbean is a region of the Americas that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America. The Caribbean islands have one of the most diverse eco systems in the world there’s no shortage of beautiful beaches, sunny skies, palm trees, and coconuts. But this incredible tropical paradise is also filled with history, culture, biodiversity, politics, religion, cuisine, and music that gives it a unique identity.
The students who choose to enroll at Caribbean university need not spend extra time learning a foreign language before initiating their studies. Options in the Caribbean are similar to those in the US. Students choose either two-year community colleges (with an option to transfer to another institution for further study), technical schools offering associate degrees and vocational courses, or traditional four-year colleges and research-oriented universities awarding bachelor's degrees and postgraduate study. Postgraduate institutions offer both professional and research degrees. There are also a number of private medical schools in the region, providing the opportunity to qualify as an MD or pursue a related career in allied health.