10 Medical Schools With the Highest Yield Rates

Consider medical schools where accepted students usually choose to attend.

Anyone weighing admission offers from more than one medical school should feel proud of themselves, since only 36.3% of people who applied to U.S. M.D. programs in the 2021-2022 academic year actually matriculated. Superstar premeds who get into two or more med schools may consider a wide array of factors when choosing where to enroll, including the school’s culture, curriculum, financial aid, location, patient population, residency placement data and student services. The percentage of a school’s admitted students who decide to enroll at that school is often called a yield rate. If that rate is high, it suggests that accepted students are impressed by the school, even those who have other admission offers. Each of the following schools had a yield rate of more than 73.5% for the 2021-2022 academic year.

Harvard University (MA)

Incoming students enrolled: 164

Potential new students accepted: 222

Yield rate: 73.9%

U.S. News research rank: 1

U.S. News primary care rank: 9

Learn more about Harvard Medical School.

University of Minnesota

Incoming students enrolled: 241

Yield rate: 74.4%

U.S. News research rank: 43 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 3

Learn more about the University of Minnesota Medical School.

Medical University of South Carolina

Incoming students enrolled: 164

Potential new students accepted: 219

Yield rate: 74.9%

U.S. News research rank: 56 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 76 (tie)

Learn more about Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine.

Florida State University

Incoming students enrolled: 120

Potential new students accepted: 160

Yield rate: 75%

U.S. News research rank: 95-124

U.S. News primary care rank: 78 (tie)

Learn more about the Florida State University College of Medicine.

University of Nebraska Medical Center

Incoming students enrolled: 133

Potential new students accepted: 176

Yield rate: 75.6%

U.S. News research rank: 53 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 7

Learn more about the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine.

University of Washington

Incoming students enrolled: 270

Potential new students accepted: 351

Yield rate: 76.9%

U.S. News research rank: 9

U.S. News primary care rank: 1

Learn more about the University of Washington School of Medicine.

University of Oklahoma

Incoming students enrolled: 163

Potential new students accepted: 205

Yield rate: 79.5%

U.S. News research rank: 74 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 47

Learn more about the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

University of New Mexico

Incoming students enrolled: 103

Potential new students accepted: 128

Yield rate: 80.5%

U.S. News research rank: 87 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 16 (tie)

Learn more about the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.

University of Kansas Medical Center

Incoming students enrolled: 211

Potential new students accepted: 260

Yield rate: 81.2%

U.S. News research rank: 64 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 10 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Kansas Medical Center School of Medicine.

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Incoming students enrolled: 166

Potential new students accepted: 202

Yield rate: 82.2%

U.S. News research rank: 74 (tie)

U.S. News primary care rank: 36 (tie)

Learn more about the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine.

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Medical schools with the highest yield rates

— University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences: 82.2%

— University of Kansas Medical Center: 81.2%

— University of New Mexico: 80.5%

— University of Oklahoma: 79.5%

— University of Washington: 76.9%

— University of Nebraska Medical Center: 75.6%

— Florida State University: 75%

— Medical University of South Carolina: 74.9%

— University of Minnesota: 74.4%

— Harvard University: 73.9%

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