Are you worried with the fact that your child has opted for medical education which is quite a high-ticket option and you won’t be able to support it? There is an early decision program at some schools – though I do not think that it would be particularly beneficial to international students to take advantage of it, and so I would not recommend it – better improve your chances by applying broadly than specifically to only one school (where, by default, your chances are slim, be it anywhere), and then once rejected, sending the rest of your applications late in the application cycle.
It is irrelevant to the discussion of American medical students going to the Caribbean to look at the national medical schools in Caribbean (or any other) countries; it is only relevant to look at those which were created to educate Americans, and for the purpose of this discussion to limit it to the four that have Department of Education approval.
France has 17 top medical schools in the ranking this year, including Université Pierre et Marie Curie (UPMC) in the top 100, while Spain has 13 representatives in the medical school ranking, with Universitat de Barcelona the highest ranked at 51-100.
This transformative endeavor for the VI and the University will present an opportunity for the Territory to establish the only English-speaking medical school in the Caribbean accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the group that accredits medical schools in the United States and Canada.
But there are also other factors a student will need to take into when applying to such a good medical school as the school in question will look at where the student actually resides and how well their essay that they need to complete as part of their application was written.