Top Medical Schools in 2017

Top Medical Schools 2017- Times Higher Education World University Ranking (THE) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) are considered to be the most influential university rankings in the world. Till 2009 both the companies cooperated to release annual world university rankings. After they ended their partnership, QS is using the same methodology while THE has then cooperated with Thomson Reuters using an adjusted one. The Top Medical Schools according to both the companies using different methodology are stated in the following content.

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Top Medical Schools in 2017:

Rank Name of the institute Location
1 Harvard University United States
2 University of Oxford United Kingdom
3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
4 Johns Hopkins University United States
4 Stanford University United States
6 Karolinska Institute Sweden
7 University of California , Los Angeles United States
8 Yale University United States
9 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom
10 University of California, San Francisco United States

Top Ranking Medical Colleges 2017 (According to the continent)

Top Medical School in United States and Canada

United States dominates in the Top Medical Schools with an impressive 89 Medical College in Top 500 colleges. United States tops the list with Harvard University. The other U.S based colleges in Top 20 are –

Neighboring Canada is having 17 colleges in Top 500 and 4 institutes in Top 50. They are –

Top Medical Schools in Europe

Europe is the Hub to many Top Medical Colleges with United Kingdom boasting most of the entrants. United Kingdom has 41 colleges in Top 500 colleges. After Oxford, Cambridge and UCL , there are six more colleges in Top 50. They are –

Italy and Germany offers a good selection of colleges, with 57 featured.  They are –

  • Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg – Rank 42
  • Universita Studi di Milano – Top 100
  • Universita di Bologna – Top 100

Elsewhere in Europe, France has 17 top colleges, Spain has 13 featured colleges and Netherlands and Belgium have 8 schools featured. Sweden has 7 entrants. Finland and Denmark each have 5 representatives, while Norway has 4. Ireland and Switzerland host 6 representatives each.

Also home to prestigious medical colleges are Greece and Hungary with 4 representatives each. Czech Republic has 3, with 2 new entrants.

Top Universities for Medicine in Asia

Asia is the home of 104 out of Top 500 colleges. 31 are based in Japan, while South Korea claims 21. Also home to top medical colleges are –

  • University of Tokyo – Rank 26 – Japan
  • Kyoto University – Japan
  • Osaka University – Japan
  • Seoul National University – Rank 40 – South Korea
  • Peking University – China
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University – China
  • National Taiwan University – Rank 46 – Taiwan
  • Universiti Malaya – Malaysia
  • Mahidol University – Thailand
  • University of Hong Kong – Rank 34 – Hong Kong
  • Chinese University of Hong Kong – Rank 47 – Hong Kong
  • University of Indonesia – Indonesia
  • National University of Singapore – Rank 29 – Singapore

India has made an entry this year with 2 universities in the Top 500. Pakistan and Philippines also have one college in the Top 500.

Top Medical Schools in Latin America

Latin America has 34 representatives in the Top 500 list out of which half of them are in Brazil. They are –

  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico – Mexico
  • Universidad de Buenos Aires – Argentina
  • Universidade de Sao Paulo – Brazil
  • Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile – Chile

Top Medical Schools in Australia and New Zealand

  • University of Sydney – Rank 15
  • University of Melbourne – Rank 19
  • Monash University – Rank 29
  • University of Queensland – Rank 42
  • University of New South Wales – Rank 50

New Zealand features two top universities –

  • University of Auckland
  • University of Otago

Top Medical Colleges in Africa and Middle East

  • University of Cape Town – South Africa
  • Cairo University – Egypt
  • Makerere University – Uganda
  • Tehran University of Medical Sciences – Iran
  • Hebrew University of Jerusalem – Israel
  • Tel Aviv University – Israel
  • Hacettepe University – Turkey
  • King Saud University – Saudi Arabia
  • American University of Beirut – Lebanon

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