Top 20 Medical Schools Ranked by US News according to Research

Total Awards
Rank INST Peer Assessment scocre (out of 5) 04 MCAT Score '04 Research grants (in millions) '04 Research grants/faculty (in thousands)
1 Harvard University 4.9 11.7 $1,167.6 $171.5
2 Johns Hopkins University 4.8 11.4 $445.6 $204.5
3 Washington University in St. Louis 4.6 12.2 $390.9 $268.8
4 University of Pennsylvania 4.6 11.5 $487.9 $239.0
5 4.7 10.8 $414.4 $262.1
6 Duke University 4.7 11.7 $311.3* $191.7*
7 University of Washington 4.4 10.4 $506.2 $262.8
8 Stanford University 4.6 10.9 $242.5* $332.1*
9 University of Michigan–Ann Arbor 4.5 11.4 $294.0 $162.8
10 Columbia U. College of Physicians and Surgeons 4.3 11.7 $282.5 $123.7
11 University of California–Los Angeles (Geffen 4.1 10.9 $287.4 $190.1
12 Yale University 4.3 11.3 $287.4 $190.1
13 Baylor College of Medicine 3.9 11.1 $409.6 $225.2
14 Cornell University (Weill) 4.1 11.5 $271.1 $144.3
15 University of California–San Diego 4.0 10.8 $242.9 $302.9
16 University of Pittsburgh 4.0 10.7 $303.3 $177.2
17 U. of Texas Southwestern Medical Center–Dallas 4.3 10.8 $201.8* $136.0*
18 Vanderbilt University 4.1 11.2 $235.9 $159.1
19 University of Chicago (Pritzker) 4.0 10.5 $204.0 $263.9
20 Northwestern University (Feinberg) (IL) 3.8 11.0 $193.4 $112.9

Top 20 Medical Schools Ranked by US News according to primary care

Rank INST Peer Assessment 04 MCAT Score Acceptance Rate
1 University of Washington 4.3 10.4 7.2%
2 University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill 3.7 10.4 7.3%
3 Oregon Health and Science University 3.7 10.3 7.1%
4 University of Massachusetts–Worcester 3.3 10.5 23.7%
5 University of Wisconsin–Madison 3.4 10.3 11.4%
6 Duke University 3.3 11.7 3.9%
7 University of California–San Diego 3.0 10.8 6.0%
8 University of California–San Francisco 3.7 10.8 4.7%
9 Mich. State U. Coll. of Osteopathic Medicine 2.7 8.4 14.3%
10 University of Vermont 3.3 9.3 6.2%
11 Harvard University 3.3 11.7 4.9%
12 University of Colorado–Denver and Health Sciences Center 3.4 10.5 9.1%
13 University of Iowa (Roy J. & Lucille A. Carver) 3.6 10.2 12.7%
14 University of Minnesota–Twin Cities 3.3 9.9 12.6%
15 Brown University (RI) 3.1 10.4 7.7%
16 Case Western Reserve University (OH) 3.2 11.0 9.7%
17 University of California–Davis 3.2 10.3 4.8%
18 University of Missouri–Columbia 3.1 9.7 20.0%
19 University of Nebraska College of Medicine 3.2 9.5 18.6%
20 University of Pennsylvania 3.3 11.5 5.7%

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