100 Best Medical schools in the United States

Below is a list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Medicine. A graph of 693M citations received by 21.4M academic papers made by 1,495 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. Harvard University

For Medicine

#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$13,910

2. University of California - San Francisco

For Medicine

#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,165
Male:Female
35:65
Founded
1864

3. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For Medicine

#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Receiving Aid
70%
Average Aid
$16,326
Enrollment
50,278

4. Johns Hopkins University

For Medicine

#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Net Price
$20,680
Receiving Aid
71%
Average Aid
$45,373

5. Stanford University

For Medicine

#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$14,402

6. University of Washington - Seattle

For Medicine

#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
53%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$15,895
Enrollment
52,434

7. University of Pennsylvania

For Medicine

#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$14,578

8. Yale University

For Medicine

#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,605

9. University of California - Los Angeles

For Medicine

#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$17,592
Enrollment
46,116

10. University of Pittsburgh

For Medicine

#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
78%

11. Columbia University

For Medicine

#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$12,411

12. Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

For Medicine

#13 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Net Price
$11,188
Receiving Aid
97%
Average Aid
$2,100

13. University of California-San Diego

For Medicine

#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$18,083
Enrollment
41,885

14. University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

For Medicine

#16 in the World
Enrollment
358
Male:Female
20:80
Founded
1941

15. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For Medicine

#18 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
60%

16. Washington University in St Louis

For Medicine

#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,298

17. Boston University

For Medicine

#20 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,852

18. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For Medicine

#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

19. Emory University

For Medicine

#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$28,367

20. Baylor College of Medicine

For Medicine

#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
1,596
Male:Female
42:58
Founded
1900

21. University of Wisconsin - Madison

For Medicine

#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1410
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

22. Cornell University

For Medicine

#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,262

23. University of Southern California

For Medicine

#28 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,021

24. University of Chicago

For Medicine

#29 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$33,727

25. Northwestern University

For Medicine

#30 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$29,999

26. University of Florida

For Medicine

#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
94%

27. Ohio State University

For Medicine

#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
83%

28. New York University

For Medicine

#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$50,991

29. University of Alabama at Birmingham

For Medicine

#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1281
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
97%

30. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

For Medicine

#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
1,249
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1963

31. University of California - Davis

For Medicine

#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$17,628
Enrollment
40,050

32. Case Western Reserve University

For Medicine

#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$38,166

33. Duke University

For Medicine

#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1513
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,297

34. University of Iowa

For Medicine

#46 in the World
Acceptance Rate
86%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

35. University of Utah

For Medicine

#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
95%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
89%

36. University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

For Medicine

#51 in the World
Enrollment
2,308
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1943

37. University of California - Berkeley

For Medicine

#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
61%
Average Aid
$21,406
Enrollment
45,036

38. Vanderbilt University

For Medicine

#59 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$27,553

39. University of Miami

For Medicine

#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
28%
Average SAT
1380
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$34,492

40. Indiana University - Bloomington

For Medicine

#64 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
79%

41. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Medicine

#65 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Net Price
$30,958
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$32,562

42. Oregon Health & Science University

For Medicine

#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
2,984
Male:Female
31:69
Founded
1887

43. University of Arizona

For Medicine

#68 in the World
Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

44. Pennsylvania State University

For Medicine

#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

45. University of Virginia

For Medicine

#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
34
Receiving Aid
63%

46. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For Medicine

#74 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
69%

47. Tufts University

For Medicine

#77 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$31,630

48. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Medicine

#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
85%

49. University of California - Irvine

For Medicine

#83 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Receiving Aid
79%
Average Aid
$16,868
Enrollment
36,505

50. Wayne State University

For Medicine

#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
99%

51. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Medicine

#88 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
81%

52. University of Kentucky

For Medicine

#92 in the World
Acceptance Rate
94%
Average SAT
1207
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
94%

53. University of Rochester

For Medicine

#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Average SAT
1445
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$40,125

54. Brown University

For Medicine

#95 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,028

55. Wake Forest University

For Medicine

#102 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Net Price
$24,643
Receiving Aid
41%
Average Aid
$53,244

56. Medical College of Wisconsin

For Medicine

#103 in the World
Enrollment
1,538
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1893

57. University of Maryland, Baltimore

For Medicine

#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
7,244
Male:Female
26:74
Founded
1807

58. Medical University of South Carolina

For Medicine

#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
3,240
Male:Female
30:70
Founded
1824

59. Michigan State University

For Medicine

#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
72%

60. Providence College

For Medicine

#113 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$39,566

61. University of Cincinnati

For Medicine

#120 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1250
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
85%

62. University of Texas at Austin

For Medicine

#121 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
71%

63. University of South Florida

For Medicine

#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
99%

64. Thomas Jefferson University

For Medicine

#129 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$24,227

65. University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester

For Medicine

#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Enrollment
1,292
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1962

66. University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus

For Medicine

#132 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%

67. University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

For Medicine

#134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Enrollment
3,499
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1959

68. University of Missouri - Columbia

For Medicine

#139 in the World
Acceptance Rate
77%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

69. University of Texas Medical Branch

For Medicine

#149 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
3,484
Male:Female
28:72
Founded
1891

70. Rockefeller University

For Medicine

#153 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Enrollment
268
Male:Female
54:46
Founded
1901

71. Virginia Commonwealth University

For Medicine

#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
93%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

72. Tulane University of Louisiana

For Medicine

#158 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$45,048

73. George Washington University

For Medicine

#159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$31,240

74. Texas A&M University - College Station

For Medicine

#162 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
78%

75. University of Louisville

For Medicine

#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%

76. University of Connecticut

For Medicine

#169 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

77. Stony Brook University

For Medicine

#170 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1390
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
82%

78. Temple University

For Medicine

#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
72%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,292
Enrollment
35,626

79. Florida College

For Medicine

#179 in the World
Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1030
Average ACT
23
Net Price
$20,538

80. University at Buffalo

For Medicine

#181 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
84%

81. University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

For Medicine

#184 in the World
Acceptance Rate
58%
Enrollment
5,796
Male:Female
28:72
Founded
1972

82. University of New Mexico

For Medicine

#185 in the World
Acceptance Rate
97%
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
98%
Average Aid
$7,531

83. Purdue University

For Medicine

#193 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
73%

84. University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

For Medicine

#203 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
3,088
Male:Female
28:72
Founded
1879

85. University of Tennessee Health Science Center

For Medicine

#208 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
3,235
Male:Female
35:65
Founded
1911

86. University of Maryland - College Park

For Medicine

#209 in the World
Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
68%

87. Iowa State University

For Medicine

#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1207
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
93%

88. Arizona State University - Tempe

For Medicine

#212 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$12,201
Enrollment
77,881

89. University of Vermont

For Medicine

#214 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1325
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
96%

90. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

For Medicine

#218 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
95%

91. University of Nebraska Medical Center

For Medicine

#219 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
3,750
Male:Female
29:71
Founded
1869

92. Seattle University

For Medicine

#226 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$36,671

93. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

For Medicine

#227 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

94. Princeton University

For Medicine

#231 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,908

95. University of Tennessee - Knoxville

For Medicine

#233 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

96. Georgetown University

For Medicine

#237 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,049

97. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

For Medicine

#238 in the World
Acceptance Rate
90%
Average SAT
1185
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
84%

98. University of Georgia

For Medicine

#239 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
94%

99. University of Colorado Boulder

For Medicine

#243 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
65%

100. University of South Carolina - Columbia

For Medicine

#246 in the World
Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
95%

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