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)
#16 University of Iowa (Carver)

Iowa City, IA

$32,370 (in-state, full-time); $48,852 (out-of-state, full-time) 607
#66 Wright State University (Boonshoft)

Dayton, OH

$32,580 (in-state, full-time); $49,240 (out-of-state, full-time) 417
#61 University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY

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

Gainesville, FL

$32,744 (in-state, full-time); $45,000 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
#18 Indiana University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$33,019 (in-state, full-time); $51,888 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,363
#55 University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Memphis, TN

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

Chicago, IL

$34,578 (in-state, full-time); $71,578 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,351
#16 University of California—​Davis

Sacramento, CA

$34,874 (in-state, full-time); $47,119 (out-of-state, full-time) 415
#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 Rowan University

Stratford, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 634
Rank Not Published Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Newark, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 742
#75 Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

New Brunswick, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 562
#26 Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA

$36,903 (full-time) 358
#6 University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

$37,869 (in-state, full-time); $49,764 (out-of-state, full-time) 986
#3 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$38,428 (in-state, full-time); $53,596 (out-of-state, full-time) 528
Rank Not Published University of Pikeville

Pikeville, KY

$38,950 (full-time) 432
#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 Lincoln Memorial University (DeBusk)

Harrogate, TN

$40,200 (full-time) 769
Rank Not Published Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—​Virginia and Carolinas

Blacksburg, VA

$40,600 (full-time) 1,217
Rank Not Published University of Miami (Miller)

Miami, FL

$41,168 (full-time) 753
#29 University of Virginia

Charlottesville, VA

$42,332 (in-state, full-time); $52,112 (out-of-state, full-time) 624
#61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
#35 Mayo Medical School

Rochester, MN

$43,150 (full-time) 195

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