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)
#60 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
#68 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$46,787 (full-time) 800
#57 Yeshiva University (Einstein)

Bronx, NY

$44,118 (full-time) 777
#13 University of California—​Los Angeles (Geffen)

Los Angeles, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 771
Rank Not Published Lincoln Memorial University (DeBusk)

Harrogate, TN

$40,200 (full-time) 769
#75 Texas A&M Health Science Center

Bryan, TX

$12,780 (in-state, full-time); $25,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 767
#22 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$24,510 (in-state, full-time); $58,590 (out-of-state, full-time) 759
Rank Not Published University of Miami (Miller)

Miami, FL

$41,168 (full-time) 753
#12 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

$19,650 (full-time) 747
Rank Not Published Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Newark, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 742
#61 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

$35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 719
Rank Not Published University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

$30,541 (in-state, full-time); $60,745 (out-of-state, full-time) 718
#73 University of Southern California (Keck)

Los Angeles, CA

$52,408 (full-time) 716
#35 Boston University

Boston, MA

$52,426 (full-time) 713
Rank Not Published George Washington University

Washington, DC

$52,302 (full-time) 713
#71 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$48,390 (full-time) 709
#11 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$52,100 (full-time) 708
#9 University of Wisconsin—​Madison

Madison, WI

$23,807 (in-state, full-time); $33,704 (out-of-state, full-time) 698
#51 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Hebert)

Bethesda, MD

$0 (in-state, full-time); $0 (out-of-state, full-time) 691
#22 Northwestern University (Feinberg)

Chicago, IL

$50,272 (full-time) 689
#8 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

$29,956 (in-state, full-time); $47,904 (out-of-state, full-time) 687
#40 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Little Rock, AR

$21,940 (in-state, full-time); $43,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 677
#78 University of Cincinnati

Cincinnati, OH

$29,096 (in-state, full-time); $47,004 (out-of-state, full-time) 667
#13 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman)

Philadelphia, PA

$48,738 (full-time) 665
#55 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

$33,030 (in-state, full-time); $65,460 (out-of-state, full-time) 664

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