2021 Best Medical Schools Rankings

At a Glance

Stanford University School of Medicine ranked first and Columbia University Roy and Diana Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons ranked second in 2020 medical school rankings. The 2020 average medical school tuition & fees of the top 50 medical schools is $57,495 (based on out-of-state rate). The average acceptance rate is 4.86% and the average MCAT score is 515. Below statements are summarizing the average statistics of tuition and admission for top 50 medical schools.
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Best Medical Schools Comparison Table

RankCollege NameTuition & FeesMCAT ScoreGPAAcceptance RateStudent PopulationFirst-year First-time Students
1Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, CA
$60,9065193.822.30%530100
2Columbia University Roy and Diana Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY
$65,3205203.873.45%675150
3Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Scottsdale, AZ
$59,1205163.92.08%40497
4New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY
$59,1405213.934.70%514122
5Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
$65,2885203.94.36%778159
6Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
$64,0245213.845.72%557104
7University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
$57,7985203.94.65%41790
8Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Nashville, TN
$58,7495203.895.23%445102
9Duke University School of Medicine
Durham, NC
$62,5035183.83.63%567115
10UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, CA
$48,3075173.853.32%813150
11Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO
$64,1645213.8610.49%605125
12Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, IL
$62,9165203.897.09%737162
13Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
$59,8095193.935.27%586120
14Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA
$65,2035173.933.48%843165
15Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX
$28,6655173.924.08%847186
16Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX
$34,7115133.742.30%19850
17University of California, San Diego School of Medicine
La Jolla, CA
$49,2355153.773.24%622137
18Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
$67,6035173.74.96%812190
19Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY
$62,7925173.845.36%535106
20Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH
$65,6415183.788.41%1,007250
21Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute
Roanoke, VA
$54,0565123.62.43%174-
22Alpert Medical School at Brown University
Providence, RI
$64,1485143.773.25%618149
23University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA
$57,6465183.8910.27%673162
24Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
$56,9645173.837.16%672140
25Boston University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
$62,8725163.765.75%764174
26University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Rochester, NY
$62,0475143.74.37%468104
27University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI
$59,0625153.825.63%796182
28University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, FL
$65,8985143.874.55%602143
29Emory University School of Medicine
Atlanta, GA
$52,1425143.74.57%644143
30University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Pittsburgh, PA
$60,8805153.86.02%685148
31David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, CA
$50,1305123.753.17%856184
32Georgetown University School of Medicine
Washington, DC
$53,5985113.612.87%850203
33University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tempa, FL
$54,9165143.65.10%732175
34Donald and Barbara School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Hempstead, NY
$53,1905153.737.01%425101
35The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Columbus, OH
$54,4155143.825.95%878202
36Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
$59,4855133.714.57%1,157274
37Wake Forest School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, NC
$60,0005103.652.81%570137
38Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University
Philadelphia, PA
$57,5185123.724.02%845212
39University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Sacramento, CA
$48,9275103.652.94%503116
40Dartmouth College Geisel School of Medicine
Hanover, NH
$68,4935123.724.22%41393
41University of California, Irvine School of Medicine
Irvine, CA
$48,6795123.744.28%477105
42University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, OH
$50,3325143.748.23%749174
43University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT
$77,9915123.754.59%528125
44University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL
$47,1855123.714.59%872202
45University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
Dallas, TX
$34,2905143.838.76%981236
46University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Chapel Hill, NC
$62,0895113.683.78%865189
47Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
$64,5705123.654.92%877210
48University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
Madison, WI
$51,6535123.775.24%747176
49George Washington University Medical School
Washington, DC
$62,2005093.72.93%745184
Average$57,4955153.7824.86%666153