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Top 10 Best Medical Schools for Psychiatry in The United States

Psychiatry is an area of medicine that deals with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of mental illnesses and disorders. These are the top 10 medical schools with the best psychiatry programs in the United States.

Yale School of Medicine

Yale University

Yale School of Medicine is the medical school of Yale University located in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. It was founded in 1810.

Applications to Yale School of Medicine close on October 15. The application fee is $95 with full-time tuition of $64,864.

Harvard University Medical School

Harvard Medical School (HMS) is located in Boston, Massachusetts is ranked #2 for psychiatry (ranked jointly with John Hopkins University and the University of Pennsylvania). Founded in 1782, HMS continues to make a remarkable impact in health and medicine.

HMS also provides the opportunity for medical students to register for joint degrees (M.D./Ph.D. & M.D./MBA) and for courses in other schools like the Law School and Business School within the University. The application fee at Harvard University is $100 and students pay full-time tuition of $64,984.

John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM)

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) is ranked #2 for psychiatry (ranked jointly with Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania).

Applications to JHUSM close on October 15. The application fee is $100 with full-time tuition of $56,500

Perelman School of Medicine at University of Pennsylvania (Penn Med)

Penn Med is the oldest medical school in the United States established in 1765. Penn Med is ranked #2 for psychiatry, #9 in best medical schools for research, and #24 in best medical schools for primary care education according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate School rankings.

Applications to Penn Med close on October 15. The application fee is $100 with full-time tuition of $59,910.

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) School of Medicine

UCSF School of Medicine is the oldest medical school in California. It is the only medical school in the US that is ranked top 5 in all eight specialty domains (anesthesiology, family and internal medicine, obstetrics & gynecology, pediatrics, psychiatry, radiology, and surgery).

It was founded in 1864 and has about 1,428 students, 152 doctoral students, and 2,643 academic staff. Students pay a full-time tuition of $36,342 (in-state) and $48,587 (out-of-state). The application fee is $80 and the deadline is October 15.

Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons (VP&S)

This is the graduate medical school of Columbia  University, located in Manhattan, New York. Founded by Samuel Bard in 1767, VP&S is popularly known for being the first medical school to award the Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree and to hold a white coat ceremony.

Students of VP&S pay full-time tuition of $64,868. The application fee is $110 and the deadline is October 15.

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pitt Med, as it is popularly known, is located in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. It is one of the top medical schools, ranked #6 in psychiatry, #13 in Best Medical Schools: Research #34 in Best Medical Schools: Primary Care.

Pitt Med has an application deadline of Oct. 15. The application fee at the University of Pittsburgh is $100. Its tuition is full-time: $57,684 (in-state) and full-time: $59,930 (out-of-state).

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (DGSOM)

Also known as The University of California, Los Angeles School of Medicine, it is ranked #8. It was founded in 1951 and is affiliated with UCLA Medical Center, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, West LA VA Medical Center, St. Mary Medical Center, Kaiser Permanente- Sunset, and Kaiser Permanente- Woodland Hills.

The application fee at University of California–Los Angeles (Geffen) is $95. Its tuition is full-time: $37,620 (in-state) and full-time: $49,865 (out-of-state).

Stanford University School of Medicine

Stanford University School of Medicine is located in Standford California, United States. It was established in 1908 and currently has about 3,498 students, 1,158 postgraduates, and 801 academic staff.

Applications to Stanford University School of Medicine close on October 1. The application fee is $100 and the full-time tuition is $62,193.

Duke University Medical School

Duke Med, as it is popularly known was established by James B. Duke in 1925. It is located in the West Campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. Duke University Medical School is one of the top universities for psychiatry in the United States.

Students of Duke Med pay full-time tuition of $61,170. The application fee is $100 and the deadline is October 15.

 

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