Best Medical Schools: Research

Ranked in 2014 | Best Medical Schools: Research 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 research, narrow your search by location, tuition, school size and test scores.

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Research rank School name Tuition Total medical school enrollment Median MCAT total score Median undergraduate GPA Acceptance rate Full-time faculty-student ratio NIH funds granted to medical school and affiliated hospitals (in millions) NIH research grant funds per faculty member (in thousands) Peer assessment score (out of 5) Residency directors assessment score (out of 5)
Rank Not Published University of New England

Biddeford, ME

$50,750 (full-time) 545
Rank Not Published Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

$50,845 (full-time) 1,208
#7 Yale University

New Haven, CT

$51,480 (full-time) 401
#8 Columbia University

New York, NY

$51,484 (full-time) 655
#60 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

$51,955 (full-time) 1,061
#1 Harvard University

Boston, MA

$52,100 (full-time) 708
#60 George Washington University

Washington, DC

$52,302 (full-time) 713
#31 University of Southern California (Keck)

Los Angeles, CA

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

Boston, MA

$52,426 (full-time) 713
#23 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$53,320 (full-time) 847
#34 Dartmouth College (Geisel)

Hanover, NH

$53,432 (full-time) 367
#54 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$53,468 (full-time) 834
#6 Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

$54,050 (full-time) 485
#49 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
Unranked Albany Medical College

Albany, NY

N/A N/A
Unranked A.T. Still University of Health Sciences—​Kirksville

Kirksville, MO

N/A N/A
Unranked A.T. Still University of Health Sciences—​Mesa

Mesa, AZ

N/A N/A
Unranked Des Moines University

Des Moines, IA

N/A N/A
Unranked East Carolina University (Brody)

Greenville, NC

N/A N/A
Unranked Florida International University (Wertheim)

Miami, FL

N/A N/A
Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

N/A N/A
Unranked Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Kansas City, MO

N/A N/A
Unranked Loma Linda University

Loma Linda, CA

N/A N/A
Unranked Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center—​New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

N/A N/A
Unranked Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center—​Shreveport

Shreveport, LA

N/A N/A

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