Top Medical Schools & Best Medical Colleges in the U.S.

Top medical schools provide the advanced education required to earn a Doctor of Medicine (MD) professional degree and prepare you to take the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). Many offer specialized training in a particular area of medicine, such as obstetrics or surgery. You can search the medical school rankings here at U.S. News University Directory. Other programs, like Master's Degrees in Healthcare and Doctorate's in Healthcare Administration, can also be found within the directory.

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University of Massachusetts--Worcester

Worcester, MA

University of Massachusetts-Worcester medical school was founded in 1962. Only legal residents of Massachusetts (someone who attended high school in Mass. or has lived there for a minimum of five years) can get an M.D. from this school. Non-residents can still take part in the M.D./Ph.D. program by the medical school and the graduate school of biomedical sciences. 

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Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

A private school in Winston-Salem, N.C., Wake Forest University was founded in 1834. The School of Medicine offers combined programs such as an M.D./M.S., an  M.D./M.B.A., an M.D./Ph.D. and an M.D./M.A. in Bioethics. Residency programs include emergency medicine, neurosurgery and obstetrics and gynecology.  Students learn and work at the Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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Temple University

Philadelphia, PA

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University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha, NE

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) is a public school founded in 1881 in Omaha, Neb. UNMC has enhanced medical education tracks available for students looking for specialized training in subjects like HIV, undeserved healthcare and preventative medicine. There are two dual degree programs at UNMC: one that awards an M.D. and master of public health degree and an M.D./Ph.D. program.

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University of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK

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Rush University

Chicago, IL

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St. Louis University

St. Louis, MO

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