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)
#18 Indiana University—‚ÄčIndianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$33,019 (in-state, full-time); $51,888 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,363
#61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

#11 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$52,100 (full-time) 708
#82 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

$27,258 (in-state, full-time); $54,516 (out-of-state, full-time) 908
#68 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$46,787 (full-time) 800
Rank Not Published George Washington University

Washington, DC

$52,302 (full-time) 713
Rank Not Published Florida State University

Tallahassee, FL

$21,140 (in-state, full-time); $55,691 (out-of-state, full-time) 483
Unranked Florida International University (Wertheim)

Miami, FL

#48 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

$48,700 (full-time) 550
Rank Not Published Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—‚ÄčVirginia and Carolinas

Blacksburg, VA

$40,600 (full-time) 1,217
#55 Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

$29,984 (in-state, full-time); $56,382 (out-of-state, full-time) 552
#82 East Tennessee State University (Quillen)

Johnson City, TN

$28,588 (in-state, full-time); $58,272 (out-of-state, full-time) 282
Unranked East Carolina University (Brody)

Greenville, NC

#40 Duke University

Durham, NC

$49,940 (full-time) 430
Rank Not Published Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

$49,870 (full-time) 1,064
Unranked Des Moines University

Des Moines, IA

#18 Dartmouth College (Geisel)

Hanover, NH

$53,432 (full-time) 367
#73 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$50,348 (full-time) 604
#40 Cornell University (Weill)

New York, NY

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

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#40 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$53,320 (full-time) 847
#34 Brown University (Alpert)

Providence, RI

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

Boston, MA

$52,426 (full-time) 713
#12 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

$19,650 (full-time) 747

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