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List of 10 Best Medical Schools for Primary Care in The United States

Medicine is a prominent course that many individuals throughout the world aspire to pursue. Choosing a medical school to apply to might be tough due to factors such as location, cost, and educational quality.

This article highlights the 10 best medical schools in primary care ranking them according to their faculty resources, the academic achievement of their entering students, qualitative assessments by schools and residency directors, and metrics on graduates venturing into primary care.

University of Washington School of Medicine (UWSOM)

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UWSOM is ranked first in primary care education according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Graduate School rankings. It is located in Seattle, Washington.

It was established in 1946, making it the first public medical school in the states of Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho. Students of UWSOM pay a full-time tuition of $37,760 (in-state) and $69,186 (out-of-state). The application fee is $35 and the deadline is October 15.

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.

University of North Carolina School of Medicine

UNC School of Medicine is located at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. It offers a joint M.D./Ph.D. program and M.D./M.P.H. degrees.

The application fee at the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill is $68 and full-time: tuition fee is $32,746 (in-state) and $60,140 (out-of-state). Applications close October 1.

Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine

OHSU School of Medicine is the only medical school in Oregon. Admissions into medical school are quite competitive with the entering class having an average GPA of  3.63 with a median MCAT score of 509. 

The application fee at Oregon Health and Science University School of Medicine is $100 and the full-time: tuition fee is $44,356 (in-state) and $68,184 (out-of-state). Applications close October 15.

University of Minnesota Medical School

It is located in Minneapolis & Duluth, Minnesota, United States and was established in 1888. The University of Minnesota Medical School offers students the opportunity to take up other degree programs together with their medical degree (MD/Ph.D., MD/MPH, MD/MS, MD/JD, MD/MBA, MD/MHI.

The application fee at University of Minnesota is $100 and full-time: tuition fee is $40,191 (in-state) and $57,678 (out-of-state). Applications close on November 1.

University of Colorado School of Medicine

The University of Colorado School of Medicine, established in 1883, is located in Aurora, Colorado, United States. It is one the top medical schools in the country, ranked 27 in Best Medical School: Research and 6 in Best Medical School: Primary Care, according to U.S. News & World Report.

The application fee at the University of Colorado School of Medicine is $100 and the full-time: tuition fee is $41,156 (in-state) and $67,110 (out-of-state). Applications close on December 15.

University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC)

UNMC is a public medical school located in Omaha, Nebraska. It has a faculty-student ratio of 2:1.

The application fee at University of Nebraska Medical Center is $100 and full-time: tuition fee is $35,362 (in-state) and $57,288 (out-of-state). Applications close on November 2.

Harvard University Medical School

Harvard Medical School (HMS) is located in Boston, Massachusetts, and is ranked among the top medical schools for primary care. 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.

University of Kansas School of Medicine

With a faculty-to-student ratio of is 1.3:1, is ranked number 9 on the list of medical schools (primary care). It is located on University of Kansas Medical Center campuses in Kansas City, Kansas, Salina, Kansas, and Wichita, Kansas.

The application fee at the University of Kansas City School of Medicine is 5p and full-time: tuition fee is $37,891 (in-state) and $67,086 (out-of-state). Applications close October 15.

University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS)

Established in 1962, the University of Massachusetts Medical School is located in Worcester, Massachusetts. It has a faculty-to-student ratio of 1.9:1. The application fee at the University of Massachusetts–Worcester is $100. Its tuition is full-time: $36,570 (in-state) and full-time: $62,889 (out-of-state).

 

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