Top Medical Research School Rankings in 2016

Research rank University
(Medical School Name)
City, State Tuition Total medical school enrollment Median MCAT total score Median undergraduate GPA Acceptance rate
1 Harvard University Boston, MA $54,200 (full-time) 726 36 3.92 3.5%
2 Stanford University Stanford, CA $50,715 (full-time) 473 37 3.85 2.4%
3 Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD $47,250 (full-time) 461 36 3.90 5.5%
3 University of California-San Francisco San Francisco, CA $32,106 (in-state, full-time); $44,351(out-of-state, full-time) 664 34 3.83 3.7%
5 University of Pennsylvania (Perelman) Philadelphia, PA $50,444 (full-time) 655 38 3.84 4.9%
6 Washington University in St. Louis St. Louis, MO $56,212 (full-time) 474 38 3.87 8.3%
7 Yale University New Haven, CT $53,540 (full-time) 415 37 3.83 6.5%
8 Columbia University New York, NY $53,544 (full-time) 648 36 3.82 3.9%
8 Duke University Durham, NC $51,888 (full-time) 430 35 3.80 3.3%
10 University of Chicago (Pritzker) Chicago, IL $47,673 (full-time) 356 37 3.87 4%
10 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Ann Arbor, MI $31,154 (in-state, full-time); $48,862(out-of-state, full-time) 727 35 3.79 6.8%
10 University of Washington Seattle, WA $31,992 (in-state, full-time); $60,978(out-of-state, full-time) 938 31 3.68 4.7%
13 University of California-Los Angeles (Geffen) Los Angeles, CA $31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379(out-of-state, full-time) 749 35 3.78 3.2%
14 New York University New York, NY $47,650 (full-time) 650 36 3.84 6.4%
14 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN $45,350 (full-time) 429 36 3.87 3.9%
16 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA $48,792 (in-state, full-time); $50,014(out-of-state, full-time) 601 36 3.85 6.3%
17 University of California-San Diego La Jolla, CA $31,134 (in-state, full-time); $43,379(out-of-state, full-time) 502 34 3.77 3.6%
18 Cornell University (Weill) New York, NY $49,500 (full-time) 406 36 3.82 4.1%
19 Northwestern University (Feinberg) Chicago, IL $51,882 (full-time) 687 36 3.87 6.4%
20 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York, NY $44,604 (full-time) 556 36 3.78 8.5%
21 Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX $19,650 (full-time) 738 35 3.84 4.4%
22 University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC $18,887 (in-state, full-time); $45,766(out-of-state, full-time) 827 32 3.67 4.5%
23 Emory University Atlanta, GA $49,500 (full-time) 560 34 3.72 5.6%
24 Case Western Reserve University Cleveland, OH $55,370 (full-time) 864 36 3.74 7.9%
25 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX $17,163 (in-state, full-time); $30,263(out-of-state, full-time) 953 34 3.85 10.2%
26 University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA $42,968 (in-state, full-time); $52,894(out-of-state, full-time) 620 35 3.85 11%
27 Mayo Medical School Rochester, MN $47,470 (full-time) 216 33 3.81 2%
28 University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, WI $23,807 (in-state, full-time); $33,704(out-of-state, full-time) 697 32 3.76 5.4%
29 University of Iowa (Carver) Iowa City, IA $32,954 (in-state, full-time); $49,732(out-of-state, full-time) 608 32 3.76 7.6%
30 Boston University Boston, MA $53,894 (full-time) 681 34 3.71 4.4%
31 Ohio State University Columbus, OH $30,276 (in-state, full-time); $34,950(out-of-state, full-time) 824 34 3.77 7%
31 Oregon Health and Science University Portland, OR $39,196 (in-state, full-time); $55,740(out-of-state, full-time) 526 31 3.64 4.2%
31 University of Southern California (Keck) Los Angeles, CA $54,662 (full-time) 722 35 3.70 5.5%
34 University of Rochester Rochester, NY $48,400 (full-time) 435 33 3.72 5.4%
35 Brown University (Alpert) Providence, RI $51,360 (full-time) 490 33 3.65 2.9%
35 University of Colorado Aurora, CO $34,639 (in-state, full-time); $60,594(out-of-state, full-time) 672 33 3.71 5.2%
37 Dartmouth College (Geisel) Hanover, NH $56,104 (full-time) 368 33 3.71 5.1%
37 University of Alabama-Birmingham Birmingham, AL $25,490 (in-state, full-time); $58,590(out-of-state, full-time) 781 30 3.76 8.1%
37 University of Maryland Baltimore, MD $34,560 (in-state, full-time); $61,153(out-of-state, full-time) 647 32 3.79 6.7%
40 University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, OH $29,680 (in-state, full-time); $47,944(out-of-state, full-time) 671 33 3.74 7.9%
40 University of Minnesota Minneapolis, MN $37,872 (in-state, full-time); $49,767(out-of-state, full-time) 1,005 31 3.76 7.1%
40 Yeshiva University (Einstein) Bronx, NY $45,442 (full-time) 793 33 3.78 4.3%
43 University of California-Davis Sacramento, CA $34,874 (in-state, full-time); $47,119(out-of-state, full-time) 437 31 3.62 3.9%
43 University of Florida Gainesville, FL $32,744 (in-state, full-time); $45,000(out-of-state, full-time) 543 32 3.84 5.4%
45 Indiana University-Indianapolis Indianapolis, IN $33,349 (in-state, full-time); $53,703(out-of-state, full-time) 1,377 31 3.79 10.5%
45 University of California-Irvine Irvine, CA $31,334 (in-state, full-time); $43,379(out-of-state, full-time) 420 32 3.74 4.3%
45 University of Miami (Miller) Miami, FL $41,580 (full-time) 803 33 3.74 4.4%
48 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT $33,837 (in-state, full-time); $64,059(out-of-state, full-time) 369 29 3.72 8.6%
49 Georgetown University Washington, DC $47,839 (full-time) 796 31 3.60 2.7%
49 Tufts University Boston, MA $57,202 (full-time) 816 32 3.68 5.2%
49 University of Illinois Chicago, IL $35,442 (in-state, full-time); $72,442 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,352 31 3.61 12.2%
49 University of Massachusetts-Worcester Worcester, MA $8,352 (in-state, full-time) 508 33 3.70 16.5%
49 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC $50,300 (full-time) 469 32 3.58 2.9%
54 Medical College of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WI $49,837 (full-time) 817 31 3.78 6.7%
55 Temple University Philadelphia, PA $53,468 (full-time) 879 32 3.68 4.5%
55 University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio San Antonio, TX $14,500 (in-state, full-time); $28,907 (out-of-state, full-time) 860 32 3.77 11.4%
57 Stony Brook University-SUNY Stony Brook, NY $35,090 (in-state, full-time); $60,250 (out-of-state, full-time) 500 32 3.70 6.8%
57 University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston Houston, TX $14,025 (in-state, full-time); $26,125 (out-of-state, full-time) 960 32 3.79 10.4%
57 University of Vermont Burlington, VT $32,020 (in-state, full-time); $56,060 (out-of-state, full-time) 465 31 3.75 4.5%
60 Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC $35,654 (in-state, full-time); $62,109 (out-of-state, full-time) 725 30 3.71 15.1%
60 University of Connecticut Farmington, CT $27,074 (in-state, full-time); $55,928 (out-of-state, full-time) 382 32 3.70 8%
60 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha, NE $27,992 (in-state, full-time); $69,632 (out-of-state, full-time) 515 31 3.78 10.4%
63 Thomas Jefferson University (Kimmel) Philadelphia, PA $52,266 (full-time) 1,072 32 3.69 4.1%
63 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY $33,675 (in-state, full-time); $62,735 (out-of-state, full-time) 509 32 3.69 9.4%
63 University of Oklahoma Oklahoma City, OK $20,900 (in-state, full-time); $49,982 (out-of-state, full-time) 660 30 3.84 11%
63 Wayne State University Detroit, MI $30,453 (in-state, full-time); $63,373 (out-of-state, full-time) 1,220 32 3.74 11.5%
67 George Washington University Washington, DC N/A 707 30 3.68 2.9%
67 Rush University Chicago, IL $49,700 (full-time) 510 31 3.62 3.8%
67 St. Louis University St. Louis, MO $49,450 (full-time) 730 33 3.85 7.2%
67 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ $29,260 (in-state, full-time); $48,418 (out-of-state, full-time) 465 30 3.70 4.2%
67 University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, KS $32,523 (in-state, full-time); $57,583 (out-of-state, full-time) 828 29 3.78 8%
72 Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (Hebert) Bethesda, MD $0 (in-state, full-time); $0 (out-of-state, full-time) 682 31 3.64 10.3%
72 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA $29,091 (in-state, full-time); $44,443 (out-of-state, full-time) 845 30 3.65 4.9%
74 Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School New Brunswick, NJ $37,615 (in-state, full-time); $57,479 (out-of-state, full-time) 586 31 3.68 7.2%
74 University of Hawaii-Manoa (Burns) Honolulu, HI $33,216 (in-state, full-time); $67,200 (out-of-state, full-time) 270 31 3.71 4.6%
76 Georgia Regents University Augusta, GA $27,802 (in-state, full-time); $55,606(out-of-state, full-time) 921 31 3.73 13.4%
76 Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Newark, NJ $37,615 (in-state, full-time); $57,479(out-of-state, full-time) 743 32 3.63 9.6%
76 University of Missouri Columbia, MO $27,339 (in-state, full-time); $54,433(out-of-state, full-time) 391 30 3.76 9.1%
79 Creighton University Omaha, NE $51,608 (full-time) 620 30 3.77 6%
79 Texas A&M Health Science Center Bryan, TX $12,780 (in-state, full-time); $25,880(out-of-state, full-time) 794 30 3.67 14.8%
79 University of South Florida Tampa, FL $29,175 (in-state, full-time); $50,364(out-of-state, full-time) 657 31 3.69 7.8%
79 University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, TN $33,030 (in-state, full-time); $65,460(out-of-state, full-time) 667 30 3.69 14.6%
83 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA $51,616 (full-time) 1,083 31 3.59 4.2%
83 Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock, TX $14,550 (in-state, full-time); $27,650(out-of-state, full-time) 628 32 3.60 12.5%
83 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Little Rock, AR $24,134 (in-state, full-time); $48,268(out-of-state, full-time) 682 29 3.67 8.7%
83 University of Louisville Louisville, KY $35,412 (in-state, full-time); $53,812(out-of-state, full-time) 635 29 3.60 8.5%
83 University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM $16,120 (in-state, full-time); $46,297(out-of-state, full-time) 438 27 3.65 10.7%
88 Michigan State University (College of Human Medicine) Grand Rapids, MI $31,293 (in-state, full-time); $62,789(out-of-state, full-time) 853 28 3.56 4.3%
88 University of Nevada Reno, NV $22,356 (in-state, full-time); $53,640(out-of-state, full-time) 265 31 3.73 7.6%
88 West Virginia University Morgantown, WV $26,271 (in-state, full-time); $53,244(out-of-state, full-time) 421 29 3.75 5.5%