Best Medical Schools 2017

Harvard University was ranked No. 1 among the Best Medical Schools for Research in the 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” published by U.S. News & World Report , followed by Stanford University in 2nd place.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine holds the No. 17 spot in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report ranking of top research-oriented medical schools in the country. Among departmental rankings, Pediatrics ranked 14th, Women’s Health ranked 10th and Internal Medicine ranked 17th.

The University of Miami Miller School of Medicine climbed to No. 44 in the 2017 edition of “Best Graduate Schools” published by U.S. News & World Report. The School has risen 12 spots in the past 10 years in U.S. News’ annual ranking of the nation’s top research medical schools. Last year, the Miller School ranked No. 45.

The University of South Florida (USF) Health Morsani College of Medicine also achieved excellent result in the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Medical Schools rankings. Fueled in part by increases in National Institutes of Health funding and average Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) scores, the University of South Florida’s medical school ranked 63rd among the best medical schools for research – a significant rise from last year’s 79th ranking. In the best medical schools for primary care ranking, USF jumped to 67th — up from 85th last year.

Best Regional Universities in the South 2017

Elon University is ranked No. 1 among the best regional universities in the South in U.S. News 2017 Best Colleges Rankings, followed by Rollins College in 2nd place and The Citadel in 3rd place.

Campbell University is rated as the 30th best regional university in the South in U.S. News 2017 Best Colleges Rankings. The U.S. News also ranked Campbell No. 22 on its list of best regional universities in the South for military veterans. The Best College for Veterans list is based on schools' standing in the U.S. News Best Colleges rankings and their benefits for veterans.

Georgia College is rated as a Top Public Regional University by 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges report. Designated 9th among the top public regional universities, Georgia College is the state’s only university to be ranked in the top 10 of this category.

Western Carolina University (WC) is rated 13th among “top public regional universities” in the South, the university’s same ranking as last year. U.S. News also has WCU tied with two other schools at No. 37 on a list of the “best regional universities” in the South.

Radford University is ranked at No. 16 in the U.S. News listing of the Top Public Schools in the South and at No. 47 on the Report’s Best Regional Universities (South) list, which is comprised of 146 public and private institutions. Additionally, Radford University is rated No. 29 on its Best Colleges for Veterans (Regional Universities-South) ranking.