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)
Unranked University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

Unranked University of South Alabama

Mobile, AL

#21 University of Rochester

Rochester, NY

$46,500 (full-time) 436
Unranked University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine

San Juan, PR

#18 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

$46,962 (in-state, full-time); $48,138 (out-of-state, full-time) 602
Rank Not Published University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

$38,950 (full-time) 432
#13 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

$48,738 (full-time) 665
#71 University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

$20,291 (in-state, full-time); $48,918 (out-of-state, full-time) 660
#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
Unranked University of North Dakota

Grand Forks, ND

#2 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$17,537 (in-state, full-time); $44,416 (out-of-state, full-time) 811
#40 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

$16,120 (in-state, full-time); $46,297 (out-of-state, full-time) 415
Rank Not Published University of New England

Biddeford, ME

$50,750 (full-time) 545
Rank Not Published University of Nevada

Reno, NV

$22,356 (in-state, full-time); $53,640 (out-of-state, full-time) 263
#6 University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

$27,992 (in-state, full-time); $67,604 (out-of-state, full-time) 510
Unranked University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

#29 University of Missouri

Columbia, MO

$26,935 (in-state, full-time); $53,629 (out-of-state, full-time) 390
Unranked University of Mississippi

Jackson, MS

#6 University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

$37,869 (in-state, full-time); $49,764 (out-of-state, full-time) 986
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$29,956 (in-state, full-time); $47,904 (out-of-state, full-time) 687
Rank Not Published University of Miami (Miller)

Miami, FL

$41,168 (full-time) 753
#5 University of Massachusetts—​Worcester

Worcester, MA

$8,352 (in-state, full-time) 518
#40 University of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$29,584 (in-state, full-time); $54,415 (out-of-state, full-time) 663
Rank Not Published University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

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

Lexington, KY

$32,629 (in-state, full-time); $60,833 (out-of-state, full-time) 491

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