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.

For full rankings, MCAT scores and student debt data, sign up for the U.S. News Medical School Compass!

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)
#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
Rank Not Published University of Toledo

Toledo, OH

$30,541 (in-state, full-time); $60,745 (out-of-state, full-time) 718
#55 Medical University of South Carolina

Charleston, SC

$35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 719
#71 Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences

Newark, NJ

$35,823 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 742
#21 Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

$19,650 (full-time) 747
#46 University of Miami (Miller)

Miami, FL

$41,168 (full-time) 753
#43 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

$24,510 (in-state, full-time); $58,590 (out-of-state, full-time) 759
#81 Texas A&M Health Science Center

Bryan, TX

$12,780 (in-state, full-time); $25,880 (out-of-state, full-time) 767
Rank Not Published Lincoln Memorial University (DeBusk)

Harrogate, TN

$40,200 (full-time) 769
#12 University of California—​Los Angeles (Geffen)

Los Angeles, CA

$31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379 (out-of-state, full-time) 771
#34 Yeshiva University (Einstein)

Bronx, NY

$44,118 (full-time) 777
#43 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

$46,787 (full-time) 800
#49 Tufts University

Boston, MA

$56,080 (full-time) 808
Rank Not Published New York Medical College

Valhalla, NY

$49,710 (full-time) 809
#22 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

$17,537 (in-state, full-time); $44,416 (out-of-state, full-time) 811
#68 Virginia Commonwealth University

Richmond, VA

$28,661 (in-state, full-time); $43,786 (out-of-state, full-time) 812
#60 University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, KS

$30,975 (in-state, full-time); $54,841 (out-of-state, full-time) 817
Rank Not Published West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Lewisburg, WV

$19,950 (in-state, full-time); $49,950 (out-of-state, full-time) 817
#54 Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

$53,468 (full-time) 834
#23 Case Western Reserve University

Cleveland, OH

$53,320 (full-time) 847
#34 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

$29,701 (in-state, full-time); $34,153 (out-of-state, full-time) 849
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 University of North Texas Health Science Center

Fort Worth, TX

$13,078 (in-state, full-time); $28,766 (out-of-state, full-time) 907
#75 Georgia Regents University

Augusta, GA

$27,258 (in-state, full-time); $54,516 (out-of-state, full-time) 908

<1 2 3 4 5 6 7>