12 Medical Faculties With the Most African People

Find medical schools with the largest number of African American students.

Many medical schools struggle to create a diverse student body. As institutions work to increase the representation of African American doctors through training on their campus, here are the 12 schools rated in the US News Best Medical Schools rankings with the highest percentage of African American students for the 2020-2021 school year. Some predominantly black medical colleges, such as the Morehouse School of Medicine, have not submitted the required data for inclusion on this list.

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – New Brunswick (NJ)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 11%

Total number of students: 743

US News Research Rank: 70 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 93-123

Learn more about Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Temple University (Katz) (PA)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 11%

Total number of students: 875

US News Research Rank: 61 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 84 (tie)

Learn more about the Lewis Katz School of Medicine.

University of Florida

Percentage of college students who are African American: 11%

Total number of students: 570

US News Research Rank: 36 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 51 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Florida College of Medicine.

Duke University (NC)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 12%

Total number of students: 502

US News Research Rank: 3

US News Primary Care Rank: 51 (tie)

Learn more about the Duke University Medical School.

Eastern Virginia School of Medicine

Percentage of college students who are African American: 12%

Total number of students: 594

US News Research Rank: 88 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 46 (tie)

Learn more about Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Ohio State University

Percentage of college students who are African American: 12%

Total number of students: 821

US News Research Rank: 33 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 28 (tie)

Learn more about Ohio State University College of Medicine.

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University of Connecticut

Percentage of college students who are African American: 12%

Total number of students: 449

US News Research Rank: 61 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 44 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Connecticut Medical School.

University of California-Los Angeles (Geffen)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 14%

Total number of students: 792

US News Research Rank: 21st

US News Primary Care Rank: 12 (tie)

Learn more about UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine.

Emory University (GA)

Percentage of college students who are African American:16%

Total number of students: 565

US News Research Rank: 22 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 36 (tie)

Learn more about Emory University School of Medicine.

East Carolina University (Brody) (NC)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 17%

Total number of students: 346

US News Research Rank: 93-123

US News Primary Care Rank: 28 (tie)

Learn more about the Brody School of Medicine.

University of Chicago (Pritzker)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 17%

Total number of students: 364

US News Research Rank: 17 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 34 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Medicine.

Howard University (DC)

Percentage of college students who are African American: 68%

Total number of students: 476

US News Research Rank: 93-123

US News Primary Care Rank: 84 (tie)

Learn more about Howard University College of Medicine.

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Explore the medical schools with the highest representation of African American students.

– Howard University: 68%

– University of East Carolina (Brody): 17%

– University of Chicago (Pritzker): 17%

– Emory University: 16%

– University of California – Los Angeles (Geffen): 14%

– Duke University: 12%

– East Virginia Medical School: 12%

– Ohio State University: 12%

– University of Connecticut: 12%

– Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – New Brunswick: 11%

– Temple University (Katz): 11%

– University of Florida: 11%