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)
#19 New York University

New York, NY

$46,260 (full-time) 660
Unranked Northeast Ohio Medical University

Rootstown, OH

N/A N/A
#18 Northwestern University (Feinberg)

Chicago, IL

$50,272 (full-time) 689
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$47,285 (full-time) 973
#34 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$29,701 (in-state, full-time); $34,153 (out-of-state, full-time) 849
Rank Not Published Ohio University

Athens, OH

$29,076 (in-state, full-time); $42,086 (out-of-state, full-time) 539
Rank Not Published Oklahoma State University

Tulsa, OK

$22,127 (in-state, full-time); $43,572 (out-of-state, full-time) 411
#29 Oregon Health and Science University

Portland, OR

$38,428 (in-state, full-time); $53,596 (out-of-state, full-time) 528
Unranked Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences

Yakima, WA

N/A N/A
Unranked Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

Hershey, PA

N/A N/A
Unranked Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Philadelphia, PA

N/A N/A
Unranked Ponce School of Medicine

Ponce, PR

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Rocky Vista University

Parker, CO

$46,742 (full-time) 628
Unranked Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science

North Chicago, IL

N/A N/A
Rank Not Published Rowan University

Stratford, NJ

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

Chicago, IL

$49,700 (full-time) 523
#71 Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Newark, NJ

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

New Brunswick, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 562
Unranked San Juan Bautista School of Medicine

Caguas, PR

N/A N/A
Unranked Southern Illinois University—​Springfield

Springfield, IL

N/A N/A
#75 St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

$48,390 (full-time) 709
#2 Stanford University

Stanford, CA

$48,999 (full-time) 468
#56 Stony Brook University—​SUNY

Stony Brook, NY

$32,190 (in-state, full-time); $57,380 (out-of-state, full-time) 506
Unranked SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY

N/A N/A
Unranked SUNY—​Syracuse

Syracuse, NY

N/A N/A

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