Best Medical Schools: Primary Care

Ranked in 2014 | Best Medical Schools: Primary Care Rankings Methodology

A medical career starts with finding the program that best fits your needs. With the U.S. News rankings of the top medical schools for primary care, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Primary care rank School name Tuition Total medical school enrollment Median MCAT total score Median undergraduate GPA Acceptance rate Full-time faculty-student ratio Graduates entering primary care specialties (2011-2013 average) Peer assessment score (out of 5) Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)
#26 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$45,750 (full-time) 484
#26 Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA

$36,903 (full-time) 358
#26 University of Chicago (Pritzker)

Chicago, IL

$45,835 (full-time) 370
#29 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$29,701 (in-state, full-time); $34,153 (out-of-state, full-time) 849
#29 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$26,935 (in-state, full-time); $53,629 (out-of-state, full-time) 390
#29 University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

$30,940 (in-state, full-time); $54,160 (out-of-state, full-time) 450
#29 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

$42,332 (in-state, full-time); $52,112 (out-of-state, full-time) 624
#29 Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

$44,030 (full-time) 429
#34 Brown University (Alpert)

Providence, RI

$49,384 (full-time) 458
#35 Boston University

Boston, MA

$52,426 (full-time) 713
#35 Mayo Medical School

Rochester, MN

$43,150 (full-time) 195
#35 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

$31,982 (in-state, full-time); $60,548 (out-of-state, full-time) 346
#38 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$48,999 (full-time) 468
#38 University of California—​San Diego

La Jolla, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 503
#40 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$53,320 (full-time) 847
#40 Cornell University (Weill)

New York, NY

$48,500 (full-time) 417
#40 Duke University

Durham, NC

$49,940 (full-time) 430
#40 Michigan State University (College of Human Medicine)

Grand Rapids, MI

$30,081 (in-state, full-time); $61,548 (out-of-state, full-time) 854
#40 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR

$21,940 (in-state, full-time); $43,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#40 University of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$29,584 (in-state, full-time); $54,415 (out-of-state, full-time) 663
#40 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$16,120 (in-state, full-time); $46,297 (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#40 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$54,050 (full-time) 485
#48 Columbia University

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#48 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

$48,700 (full-time) 550
#48 University of North Texas Health Science Center

Fort Worth, TX

$13,078 (in-state, full-time); $28,766 (out-of-state, full-time) 907

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