Radiology is a specialty of medicine that uses imaging procedures to diagnose and treat diseases. These imaging procedures include X-rays, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine, and positron emission tomography (PET).
Listed below are the top 10 medical schools in the United States that offer the best residency programs in radiology.
1. John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM)
Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the John Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSM) has consistently ranked as one of the top schools for radiology. The National Institutes of Health, among other institutions, also provides a significant amount of funding to the school.
Applications to JHUSM close on October 15. The application fee is $100 with full-time tuition of $56,500.
2. Harvard University Medical School
Harvard Medical School (HMS) is located in Boston, Massachusetts, and is ranked second. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. 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 #4 for internal medicine, #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.
6. 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 residency in radiology.
Students of Duke Med pay full-time tuition of $61,170. The application fee is $100 and the deadline is October 15.
7. Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM)
WUSM is a private medical graduate school located in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. It was founded in 1891 and has consistently been ranked among the top medical schools in the United States.
The application fee at Washington University in St. Louis is $100. Its tuition is full-time: $64,231.
8. Yale School of Medicine
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.
9. Michigan Medicine
Michigan Medicine is the graduate medical school of the University of Michigan. It is located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and has a faculty-to-student ratio of 3.8:1.
Students pay a full-time tuition of $41,790 (in-state) and $60,240 (out-of-state). Application fee is $85 and deadline in October 15.
10. 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).