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)
#82 University of Illinois

Chicago, IL

$34,578 (in-state, full-time); $71,578 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,351
#16 University of Iowa (Carver)

Iowa City, IA

$32,370 (in-state, full-time); $48,852 (out-of-state, full-time) 607
#22 University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

$30,975 (in-state, full-time); $54,841 (out-of-state, full-time) 817
#61 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

$32,629 (in-state, full-time); $60,833 (out-of-state, full-time) 491
Rank Not Published University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

$33,718 (in-state, full-time); $51,250 (out-of-state, full-time) 641
#40 University of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$29,584 (in-state, full-time); $54,415 (out-of-state, full-time) 663
#5 University of Massachusetts—​Worcester

Worcester, MA

$8,352 (in-state, full-time) 518
Rank Not Published University of Miami (Miller)

Miami, FL

$41,168 (full-time) 753
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$29,956 (in-state, full-time); $47,904 (out-of-state, full-time) 687
#6 University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

$37,869 (in-state, full-time); $49,764 (out-of-state, full-time) 986
Unranked University of Mississippi

Jackson, MS

#29 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$26,935 (in-state, full-time); $53,629 (out-of-state, full-time) 390
Unranked University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

#6 University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

$27,992 (in-state, full-time); $67,604 (out-of-state, full-time) 510
Rank Not Published University of Nevada

Reno, NV

$22,356 (in-state, full-time); $53,640 (out-of-state, full-time) 263
Rank Not Published University of New England

Biddeford, ME

$50,750 (full-time) 545
#40 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$16,120 (in-state, full-time); $46,297 (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#2 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$17,537 (in-state, full-time); $44,416 (out-of-state, full-time) 811
Unranked University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

#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
#71 University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

$20,291 (in-state, full-time); $48,918 (out-of-state, full-time) 660
#13 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

$48,738 (full-time) 665
Rank Not Published University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

$38,950 (full-time) 432
#18 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

$46,962 (in-state, full-time); $48,138 (out-of-state, full-time) 602
Unranked University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

San Juan, PR


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