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1Executive Vice President, DeVry Inc. President, Ross University Dr. Thomas C. ShepherdExecutive Vice President, DeVry Inc.President, Ross University
2Ross University School of Medicine School of Veterinary Medicine Consist of:Medical school with campuses in Dominica, WI & Miami.Veterinary school with a campus in St. KittsAdministrative offices in New JerseyFocused on providing an outstanding education to those students who are passionate about becoming physicians or veterinarians.While the majority of our students are those who did not get accepted into a U.S. school…….Our reputation has grown the point that we are now seeing students who applied only to Ross or have applied to Ross along side their applications to U.S. schools.
3Ross University School of Medicine Dominica Campus Located on a 26-acre campus.More than 70 Ph.D. and/or M.D. faculty.Classrooms equipped with the latest technology and learning resources.
4Ross University School of Medicine Dominica was the sight of the filming for “Pirates of the Caribbean II and III”
5Ross University Fundamental Supply/Demand Imbalance 17,000U.S. Med SchoolSeats/Year40,000Applications
6Ross University Supply/Demand Imbalance of Residency Positions 17,000U.S. Graduates/Year25,000Residency Positions
7Ross University School of Medicine Educational Timeline AdvancedIntroduction toClinical MedicineBasicSciencesClinicalRotationsResidencyUSMLE Step 3M.D.USMLE Step 1USMLEStep 216 MonthsSemesters 1-4Dominica Campus90 Weeks Semesters 6-10At 50+ Ross affiliated teaching hospitals in U.S.3 MonthsSemester 5 Miami CampusLocated on a 26-acre campus.More than 70 Ph.D. and/or M.D. faculty.Classrooms equipped with the latest technology and learning resources.
8Ross University School of Medicine Key Competitive Advantages 30-year historyTechnologically advanced campusesClinical training occurs 100% in the U.S.Graduates can be licensed and practice in all 50 U.S. states and CanadaExcellent outcomesFounded in 1978.Utilize the latest technology to provide every learning advantage to our students.Students receive a U.S.-style education and complete their clinicals in the United States.NJ, NY, CA, FL require approvals for international schools, and Ross has been approved in these states.Texas Medical Board has concluded that Ross is substantially equivalent to Texas medical schools, so our graduates can now obtain their licenses in Texas.Our graduates obtain highly competitive residencies in such places as Duke Emergency Medicine and Harvard.
9Ross University School of Medicine Dominica Campus It is a beautiful campus which rivals medical schools in the U.S.
10Ross University School of Medicine Technology Technologically advanced classroomsHigh-definition screensWireless campusesReal-time and archived web-castingAudience response unitsHuman simulatorsOur classrooms have the latest technological advancements with high definition video display systems and yes – they are air conditioned.WIRELESS: All Ross campuses provide Wireless access to all students and faculty Using a secure connection to the universityNetwork. The network is state-of-the-art, secure, and highly reliable.MEDIA SITE: Webcasting capability used extensively on the Dominica campus to supplement students’ classroom and lab work.
11Ross University School of Medicine Integrating Clinical Experience We use simulators in our basic science training in Dominica and Miami.Harvard and other medical schools recently received press for having similar simulators in their clinical training –Our students are exposed very early in their curriculum.
12Ross University School of Medicine Advanced Introduction to Clinical Medicine: Miami Campus Industry leader in providing this unique experience for studentsBridge between basic science education and U.S. clinical clerkshipsWe may be international, but our students spend only 4 semesters, or 16 months, in Dominica,then spend 1 semester at our Miami campus, inAICM.This is a bridge between basic sciencesand clinical rotations in the U.S., developed byRoss.
13Ross University School of Medicine Clinical Affiliated Hospitals Arizona (1)California (3)Connecticut (2)Florida (2)Georgia (1)Illinois (5)Maryland (8)Massachusetts (1)Michigan (1)New Jersey (4)New Mexico (1)New York (21)Ohio (1)Oklahoma (1)Puerto Rico (1)Virginia (1)Wisconsin (1)Commonwealth of Dominica (1)After Miami, students then spend the next 2 years in clinical rotations at over 50 affiliate medical centers and teaching hospitals throughout the U.S.
14Ross University USMLE Step 1 First-Time Pass Rates Ross Univ GPA > 2.50Ross Univ GPA > 2.90USMLE Step I - Calendar Year 2006First-Attempt Pass RatesAll International Medical Schools71%U.S./Canadian Osteopathic Schools77%U.S./Canadian Allopathic Schools95%ROSS UNIV - All Students87%ROSS UNIV - GPA > 2.5094%ROSS UNIV - GPA > 2.9099%
15Ross University Top U.S. Physician (M.D.) Producers Ross University – DominicaSt. George’s University – Grenada (est.)University of Illinois at ChicagoIndiana UniversityDrexel University – PhiladelphiaWayne State University – MichiganUniversity of MinnesotaThos. Jefferson University – PhiladelphiaUniversity of Texas – SouthwesternOhio State UniversityUniversity of Texas – HoustonSource: Self-reported; American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) Database, 2006
16Ross University School of Medicine Alumni June 2007: 5,784 1031125227251614283310MA 434652941131RI 23CT 116441419511532109NJ 3962623558141318DE 73710322DC 548MD 161575230141238We have over 5,700 alumni located in all 50 states.For the alumni we’ve maintained contact with, here is where they’re located.We are one of two international schools whose graduates can practice in all 50 states and Canada.Poor guy in Montana – we need to get a partner up there!32188111349AK3361HI8PR8
17Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine St. Kitts Campus 50-acre campus40+ member facultyIn addition to a DVM degree, many hold a PhD in the biological sciences and are board-certified in one or more clinical specialties.
18Ross University Fundamental Supply/Demand Imbalance: DVM Programs 2,500U.S. Vet SchoolSeats/Year6,000Applications
19Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Educational Timeline Pre-Clinical CurriculumClinicalTrainingD.V.M.Semesters 8-10At one of 22 Ross affiliated AVMA-accreditedschools of veterinary medicine.28 MonthsSemesters 1-7 St. Kitts CampusLocated on a 26-acre campus.More than 70 Ph.D. and/or M.D. faculty.Classrooms equipped with the latest technology and learning resources.
20Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Key Competitive Advantages 25-year historyTechnologically advanced campusClinical training occurs 100% in the U.S.Graduates can be licensed and practice in all 50 U.S. states and CanadaExcellent outcomesCurrently in review for AVMA accreditationFounded in 1982.Utilize the latest technology to provide every learning experience for our students.Students receive a U.S.-style education and complete their clinicals in the United States.We anticipate AVMA-accreditation in the next months. We will be the first Caribbean school to receive this prestigious recognition.Careers include private practice, public health, and specialties such as surgery and oncology.
21Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine AVMA Accreditation Speaking of AVMA…..The School of Veterinary Medicine is seeking accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association and successfully passed a consultative visit this past fall.It’s a major focus of the school at this time.
22Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine St. Kitts Campus All the latest technological equipment foundin the U.S. is available for students to preparefor clinical training in the U.S.
23Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Technology Technologically advancedcampusHigh definition screensWireless campusDigital radiographyDIGITAL RADIOGRAPHYDigital Radiography Example: 3 year old cat with small intestinal tumor.Images are captured and stored on computersAllows immediate access to images for diagnostic purposes……..and for teaching purposes.Images can be enhanced with contrast and color.
24Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine On-Campus Student Housing We are adding new student housing on the Vet campus, completion this spring.So you receive a veterinary education and a 28 month stay overlooking the Caribbean ocean ----Where else can you find a deal like this?
25Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine U. S Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine U.S. Affiliated Veterinary SchoolsAuburn UniversityColorado State UniversityCornell UniversityIowa State UniversityLouisiana State UniversityMichigan State UniversityNorth Carolina State UniversityOhio State UniversityOregon State UniversityPurdue UniversityTexas A&MTufts UniversityWashington State UniversityUniversity of FloridaUniversity of IllinoisUniversity of MinnesotaUniversity of MissouriUniversity of PennsylvaniaUniversity of TennesseeUniversity of WisconsinWe have 22 affiliate AVMA accredited teaching hospitals in the U.S., where Ross students spend one year in clinical training just prior to graduation.
26Ross University Vet Licensure Exam Results NAVLE (3 yr avg.)Ross: %Minimum pass rate: 80%PAVE-QE (4 yr avg.)Ross: %Int. schools (inc. Ross): 71%
27Ross University Top U.S. Veterinarian (D.V.M.) Producers Ross University – St Kitts 214Ohio State University 135Colorado State University 133Texas A&M University 125University of California – Davis 123University of Pennsylvania 112Kansas State University 107Iowa State University 106Michigan State University 98University of Illinois – Urbana 96Auburn University 91Source: Self-reported; American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Database, 2006
28Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni June 2007: 2,097 5226O231751216712RI 62210303MA 35401CT 2115819541771NJ 82110DE 263114821DC 1311MD 461699346149112151639AKThe School of Veterinary Medicine has more than 2,000 alumni spread throughout the U.S. and Canada.This map does not show our 2007 graduates.We need someone in North Dakota, so if you have a lead, please me!163PR25HI6
29Ross University Growth in Enrollments We are experiencing record growth in enrollments and revenues.
30Ross University Key Competitive Advantages High quality academic programsSolid market fundamentalsGood operating marginsStrategy and future visionFounded in 1982.Utilize the latest technology to provide every learning experience for our students.Students receive a U.S.-style education and complete their clinicals in the United States.We anticipate AVMA-accreditation in the next months. We will be the first Caribbean school to receive this prestigious recognition.Careers include private practice, public health, and specialties such as surgery and oncology.
31Ross University Strategy and Future Vision Campus expansionsAVMA accreditationExpanding clinical affiliationsEnhanced marketing initiativesNew programsThe future?We see :continued growth of both schoolsnew auditoriums being constructed to take care of increasing class sizesU.S. clinical affiliations centered around “campuses” where students won’t have to travel as much to complete their rotations.Increasing impact on the U.S. and Canadian medical scene due to our marketing initiatives.Opportunity to develop programs in other forms of healthcare such as nurse practitioner training.
32Ross University Ross University is proud of our contribution to the growing supply needs for physiciansand veterinarians in the U.S.
33Consist of:Medical school with campuses in Dominica, WI & Miami.Veterinary school with a campus in St. KittsAdministrative offices in New JerseyFocused on providing an outstanding education to those students who are passionate about becoming physicians or veterinarians.While the majority of our students are those who did not get accepted into a U.S. school…….Our reputation has grown the point that we are now seeing students who applied only to Ross or have applied to Ross along side their applications to U.S. schools.