17 Medical Colleges With the Most African Individuals

Find medical schools with the most African American students.

Many medical schools struggle to create a diverse student body. As the institutions work to improve the representation of African American doctors in training at their sites, there are 17 schools here with the highest proportion of African American students for the 2019-2020 school year. Some predominantly black medical colleges, such as the Morehouse School of Medicine, have not submitted the data required for inclusion on this list.

Eastern Virginia Medical School

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 598

US News Research Rank: 94-122

US News Primary Care Rank: 49 (tie)

Learn more about Eastern Virginia Medical School.

Loyola University of Chicago (Stritch)

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 678

US News Research Rank: 88 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 75 (tie)

Learn more about the Stritch School of Medicine.

Medical University of South Carolina

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 685

US News Research Rank: 58 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 88 (tie)

Learn more about the College of Medicine at Medical University in South Carolina.

New York University (Grossman)

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 430

US News Research Rank: 4 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 35 (tie)

Learn more about the Grossman School of Medicine.

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – Newark

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 771

US News Research Rank: 70 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 94-122

Learn more about the New Jersey Medical School.

Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – New Brunswick

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 721

US News Research Rank: 74 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 75 (tie)

Learn more about Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Temple University (Katz)

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Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 831

US News Research Rank: 66 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 90 (tie)

Learn more about the Lewis Katz School of Medicine.

University of California – Davis

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 463

US News Research Rank: 40 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 7 (tie)

Learn more about UC – Davis School of Medicine.

University of Pittsburgh

Percent of African American students: 10%

Total number of students: 597

US News Research Rank: 14th

US News Primary Care Rank: 17th

Learn more about the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Florida State University

Percent of African American students: 11%

Total number of students: 480

US News Research Rank: 94-122

US News Primary Care Rank: 94-122

Learn more about the College of Medicine at Florida State University.

University of Connecticut

Percent of African American students: 11%

Total number of students: 444

US News Research Rank: 53 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 38 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Connecticut School of Medicine.

Ohio State University

Percent of African American students: 13%

Total number of students: 813

US News Research Rank: 34 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 38 (tie)

Learn more about Ohio State University College of Medicine.

University of California-Los Angeles (Geffen)

Percent of African American students: 13%

Total number of students: 731

US News Research Rank: 6 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 11

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

Emory University (GA)

Percent of African American students: 14%

Total number of students: 582

US News Research Rank: 24 (tie)

US News Primary Care Rank: 25th

Learn more about Emory University School of Medicine.

East Carolina University (Brody) (NC)

Percent of African American students: 15%

Total number of students: 327

US News Research Rank: 94-122

US News Primary Care Rank: 62

Learn more about the Brody School of Medicine.

University of Chicago (Pritzker)

Percent of African American students: 15%

Total number of students: 358

US News Research Rank: 17th

US News Primary Care Rank: 24

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

Howard University (DC)

Percent of African American students: 65%

Total number of students: 477

US News Research Rank: 94-122

US News Primary Care Rank: 94-122

Learn more about Howard University College of Medicine.

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

– Howard University: 65%

– East Carolina University (Brody): 15%

– University of Chicago (Pritzker): 15%

– Emory University: 14%

– Ohio State University: 13%

– University of California – Los Angeles (Geffen): 13%

– Florida State University: 11%

– University of Connecticut: 11%

– Eastern Virginia Medical School: 10%

– Loyola University Chicago (Stritch): 10%

– Medical University of South Carolina: 10%

– New York University (Grossman): 10%

– Rutgers New Jersey Medical School – Newark: 10%

– Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School – New Brunswick: 10%

– Temple University (Katz): 10%

– University of California – Davis: 10%

– University of Pittsburgh: 10%

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