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)
#40 University of Maryland

Baltimore, MD

$29,584 (in-state, full-time); $54,415 (out-of-state, full-time) 663
#51 New York University

New York, NY

$46,260 (full-time) 660
#71 University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

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

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#13 University of Colorado—​Denver

Aurora, CO

$33,663 (in-state, full-time); $59,618 (out-of-state, full-time) 646
Rank Not Published University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

$33,718 (in-state, full-time); $51,250 (out-of-state, full-time) 641
Rank Not Published Rowan University

Stratford, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 634
#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 Rocky Vista University

Parker, CO

$46,742 (full-time) 628
#78 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

$29,175 (in-state, full-time); $50,364 (out-of-state, full-time) 625
#29 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

$42,332 (in-state, full-time); $52,112 (out-of-state, full-time) 624
#16 University of Iowa (Carver)

Iowa City, IA

$32,370 (in-state, full-time); $48,852 (out-of-state, full-time) 607
#73 Creighton University

Omaha, NE

$50,348 (full-time) 604
#18 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

$46,962 (in-state, full-time); $48,138 (out-of-state, full-time) 602
Rank Not Published University at Buffalo—​SUNY

Buffalo, NY

$32,190 (in-state, full-time); $57,380 (out-of-state, full-time) 564
#75 Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 562
#55 Eastern Virginia Medical School

Norfolk, VA

$29,984 (in-state, full-time); $56,382 (out-of-state, full-time) 552
#48 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

$48,700 (full-time) 550
#61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
Rank Not Published University of New England

Biddeford, ME

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

Athens, OH

$29,076 (in-state, full-time); $42,086 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
#75 University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

$32,744 (in-state, full-time); $45,000 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
#3 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$38,428 (in-state, full-time); $53,596 (out-of-state, full-time) 528

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