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)
#10 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

$29,958 (in-state, full-time); $58,947 (out-of-state, full-time) 918
#26 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Dallas, TX

$16,413 (in-state, full-time); $29,513 (out-of-state, full-time) 940
#56 University of Texas Health Science Center—​Houston

Houston, TX

$13,025 (in-state, full-time); $26,125 (out-of-state, full-time) 965
Rank Not Published Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, FL

$47,285 (full-time) 973
#34 University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN

$37,869 (in-state, full-time); $49,764 (out-of-state, full-time) 986
#60 Jefferson Medical College

Philadelphia, PA

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

Philadelphia, PA

$49,870 (full-time) 1,064
Rank Not Published Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

$50,845 (full-time) 1,208
Rank Not Published Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine—​Virginia and Carolinas

Blacksburg, VA

$40,600 (full-time) 1,217
#64 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

$29,855 (in-state, full-time); $62,130 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,219
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
#52 University of Illinois

Chicago, IL

$34,578 (in-state, full-time); $71,578 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,351
#46 Indiana University—​Indianapolis

Indianapolis, IN

$33,019 (in-state, full-time); $51,888 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,363
Rank Not Published Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Erie, PA

$30,820 (full-time) 2,220
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

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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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