Ranked in 2014, part of Best Medical Schools

AIDS programs at medical schools examine the worldwide HIV pandemic. Students can often get involved in AIDS research, clinical trials and global HIV/AIDS initiatives. These are the top medical schools for AIDS programs.

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Rankings Overall Medical School Program Data
Rank School name Tuition Total medical school enrollment Median MCAT total score Median undergraduate GPA Acceptance rate Full-time faculty-student ratio NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) Peer assessment score (out of 5) Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)
#1 University of California—​San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

$32,106 (in-state, full-time); $44,351 (out-of-state, full-time) 632
#2 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$52,100 (full-time) 708
#2 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$45,750 (full-time) 484
#4 Columbia University

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#4 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$29,958 (in-state, full-time); $58,947 (out-of-state, full-time) 918
#6 University of California—​Los Angeles (Geffen)

Los Angeles, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 771
#7 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$24,510 (in-state, full-time); $58,590 (out-of-state, full-time) 759
#8 Duke University

Durham, NC

$49,940 (full-time) 430
#8 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$17,537 (in-state, full-time); $44,416 (out-of-state, full-time) 811
#10 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

$48,738 (full-time) 665
#11 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 503