Drug and Alcohol Abuse

Ranked in 2014, part of Best Medical Schools

For students interested in curbing substance abuse, these programs incorporate behavioral science, treatment and prevention techniques for patients with addictions. These are the top medical schools for drug and alcohol abuse 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)
#2 Columbia University

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#1 Harvard University

Boston, MA

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

Baltimore, MD

$45,750 (full-time) 484
#9 New York University

New York, NY

$46,260 (full-time) 660
#4 University of California—​Los Angeles (Geffen)

Los Angeles, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 771
#8 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#4 University of California—​San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

$32,106 (in-state, full-time); $44,351 (out-of-state, full-time) 632
#4 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

$48,738 (full-time) 665
#9 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

$46,962 (in-state, full-time); $48,138 (out-of-state, full-time) 602
#9 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$29,958 (in-state, full-time); $58,947 (out-of-state, full-time) 918
#9 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$54,050 (full-time) 485
#4 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$51,480 (full-time) 401