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)
Rank Not Published Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$53,468 (full-time) 834
#75 Texas A&M Health Science Center

Bryan, TX

$12,780 (in-state, full-time); $25,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 767
Unranked Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine

New York, NY

$43,760 (full-time) 544
Rank Not Published Touro University California

Vallejo, CA

$47,100 (full-time) 540
#60 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
Unranked Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

N/A N/A
#51 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Hebert)

Bethesda, MD

$0 (in-state, full-time); $0 (out-of-state, full-time) 691
Unranked Universidad Central del Caribe

Bayamon, PR

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

$32,190 (in-state, full-time); $57,380 (out-of-state, full-time) 564
#22 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$24,510 (in-state, full-time); $58,590 (out-of-state, full-time) 759
#82 University of Arizona

Tucson, AZ

$28,686 (in-state, full-time); $47,861 (out-of-state, full-time) 466
#40 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR

$21,940 (in-state, full-time); $43,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#16 University of California—​Davis

Sacramento, CA

$34,874 (in-state, full-time); $47,119 (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#61 University of California—​Irvine

Irvine, CA

$31,334 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 424
#13 University of California—​Los Angeles (Geffen)

Los Angeles, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 771
#38 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
Rank Not Published University of Central Florida

Orlando, FL

$23,603 (in-state, full-time); $28,856 (out-of-state, full-time) 359
#26 University of Chicago (Pritzker)

Chicago, IL

$45,835 (full-time) 370
#78 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

$29,096 (in-state, full-time); $47,004 (out-of-state, full-time) 667
#13 University of Colorado—​Denver

Aurora, CO

$33,663 (in-state, full-time); $59,618 (out-of-state, full-time) 646
#66 University of Connecticut

Farmington, CT

$24,832 (in-state, full-time); $52,312 (out-of-state, full-time) 366
#75 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

$32,744 (in-state, full-time); $45,000 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
#57 University of Hawaii—​Manoa (Burns)

Honolulu, HI

$31,608 (in-state, full-time); $65,232 (out-of-state, full-time) 269

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