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
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$33,019 (in-state, full-time); $51,888 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,363
#82 University of Illinois

Chicago, IL

$34,578 (in-state, full-time); $71,578 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,351
#9 Michigan State University (College of Osteopathic Medicine)

East Lansing, MI

$40,112 (in-state, full-time); $82,071 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,252
Rank Not Published Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

$29,855 (in-state, full-time); $62,130 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,219
Rank Not Published Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—​Virginia and Carolinas

Blacksburg, VA

$40,600 (full-time) 1,217
Rank Not Published Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

$50,845 (full-time) 1,208
Rank Not Published Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

$49,870 (full-time) 1,064
#57 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

$51,955 (full-time) 1,061
#6 University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

$37,869 (in-state, full-time); $49,764 (out-of-state, full-time) 986
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$47,285 (full-time) 973
Rank Not Published University of Texas Health Science Center—​Houston

Houston, TX

$13,025 (in-state, full-time); $26,125 (out-of-state, full-time) 965
#22 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX

$16,413 (in-state, full-time); $29,513 (out-of-state, full-time) 940
#1 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$29,958 (in-state, full-time); $58,947 (out-of-state, full-time) 918
#82 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

$27,258 (in-state, full-time); $54,516 (out-of-state, full-time) 908
#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
#40 Michigan State University (College of Human Medicine)

Grand Rapids, MI

$30,081 (in-state, full-time); $61,548 (out-of-state, full-time) 854
#29 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$29,701 (in-state, full-time); $34,153 (out-of-state, full-time) 849
#40 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$53,320 (full-time) 847
Rank Not Published Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$53,468 (full-time) 834
#22 University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

$30,975 (in-state, full-time); $54,841 (out-of-state, full-time) 817
#82 West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Lewisburg, WV

$19,950 (in-state, full-time); $49,950 (out-of-state, full-time) 817
#61 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$28,661 (in-state, full-time); $43,786 (out-of-state, full-time) 812
#2 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$17,537 (in-state, full-time); $44,416 (out-of-state, full-time) 811
Rank Not Published New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY

$49,710 (full-time) 809

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