The University of Washington is ranked No. 1 in the nation among the Best Medical Schools for Primary Care in the U.S. News & World Report's 2013 edition of America's Best Graduate Schools guidebook. University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill is ranked 2nd for primary care, while Oregon Health and Science University and University of California--San Francisco tied for 3rd place.

The University of Colorado--Denver is ranked 5th nationally for primary care, with the specialties of family medicine rated 3rd, pediatrics at 5th and rural medicine at 7th.

The University of Massachusetts Medical School is ranked 7th in primary care education among the nation's 126 medical schools and 23 schools of osteopathic medicine. UMMS also ranks near the top among public medical schools in the Northeast in the amount of funding awarded by the National Institutes of Health.

Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine maintained its top 50 ranking for primary care, rated 35th. It is ranked 2nd in the nation for primary care among osteopathic medical schools and 2nd among all Texas medical schools. In addition, TCOM had the second-highest percentage of graduates entering primary care in the country among all ranked medical schools (allopathic and osteopathic), 65.8 percent.

* Suggested Reading: Medical School Research Rankings

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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