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)
Unranked Howard University

Washington, DC

N/A N/A
#19 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

New York, NY

$42,888 (full-time) 550
#46 Indiana University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$33,019 (in-state, full-time); $51,888 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,363
#60 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

$51,955 (full-time) 1,061
#3 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

$45,750 (full-time) 484
Unranked Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Kansas City, MO

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Erie, PA

$30,820 (full-time) 2,220
Rank Not Published Lincoln Memorial University (DeBusk)

Harrogate, TN

$40,200 (full-time) 769
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
Unranked Loyola University Chicago (Stritch)

Maywood, IL

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Marshall University (Edwards)

Huntington, WV

$19,010 (in-state, full-time); $46,600 (out-of-state, full-time) 287
#25 Mayo Medical School

Rochester, MN

$43,150 (full-time) 195
Unranked Medical College of Wisconsin

Milwaukee, WI

N/A N/A
#55 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

$35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 719
Unranked Meharry Medical College

Nashville, TN

N/A N/A
Unranked Mercer University

Macon, GA

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Michigan State University (College of Human Medicine)

Grand Rapids, MI

$30,081 (in-state, full-time); $61,548 (out-of-state, full-time) 854
Rank Not Published 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
Unranked Midwestern University

Downers Grove, IL

N/A N/A
Unranked Midwestern University

Glendale, AZ

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Morehouse School of Medicine

Atlanta, GA

$36,903 (full-time) 358
Unranked New York Institute of Technology

Long Island, NY

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY

$49,710 (full-time) 809

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