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)
#51 Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Erie, PA

$30,820 (full-time) 2,220
#51 New York University

New York, NY

$46,260 (full-time) 660
#51 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Hebert)

Bethesda, MD

$0 (in-state, full-time); $0 (out-of-state, full-time) 691
#51 Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

$46,484 (full-time) 469
#55 Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

$29,984 (in-state, full-time); $56,382 (out-of-state, full-time) 552
#55 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

$33,030 (in-state, full-time); $65,460 (out-of-state, full-time) 664
#57 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

$51,955 (full-time) 1,061
#57 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Burns)

Honolulu, HI

$31,608 (in-state, full-time); $65,232 (out-of-state, full-time) 269
#57 Yeshiva University (Einstein)

Bronx, NY

$44,118 (full-time) 777
#60 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
#61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
#61 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

$35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 719
#61 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

$31,334 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 424
#61 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

$32,629 (in-state, full-time); $60,833 (out-of-state, full-time) 491
#61 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$28,661 (in-state, full-time); $43,786 (out-of-state, full-time) 812
#66 University of Connecticut

Farmington, CT

$24,832 (in-state, full-time); $52,312 (out-of-state, full-time) 366
#66 Wright State University (Boonshoft)

Dayton, OH

$32,580 (in-state, full-time); $49,240 (out-of-state, full-time) 417
#68 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$46,787 (full-time) 800
#68 West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV

$25,380 (in-state, full-time); $51,804 (out-of-state, full-time) 404
#68 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$51,480 (full-time) 401
#71 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$48,390 (full-time) 709
#71 University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

$20,291 (in-state, full-time); $48,918 (out-of-state, full-time) 660
#73 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$50,348 (full-time) 604
#73 University of Southern California (Keck)

Los Angeles, CA

$52,408 (full-time) 716
#75 Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 562

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