Ranked in 2014, part of Best Medical Schools

For future doctors who love children, pediatrics may be an ideal career path. Pediatricians may be generalists or can specialize in one area, including infant care or genetic counseling. These are the top medical schools for pediatrics.

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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)
#10 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$54,050 (full-time) 485
#2 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$52,100 (full-time) 708
#10 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$48,999 (full-time) 468
#1 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

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

Pittsburgh, PA

$46,962 (in-state, full-time); $48,138 (out-of-state, full-time) 602
#4 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$45,750 (full-time) 484
#6 University of Colorado—​Denver

Aurora, CO

$33,663 (in-state, full-time); $59,618 (out-of-state, full-time) 646
#8 University of California—​San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

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

Seattle, WA

$29,958 (in-state, full-time); $58,947 (out-of-state, full-time) 918
#3 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

$29,096 (in-state, full-time); $47,004 (out-of-state, full-time) 667
#9 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

$19,650 (full-time) 747