Top University Germany Ranking
Top medical schools in the US
The US dominates international university tables overall, and medicine is no exception. Harvard University maintains its strong position at the top of the table, and is joined by an additional five US universities within the top 10: Stanford University (4th), University of California, Los Angeles (5th), Johns Hopkins University (6th), Yale University (7th) and University of California, San Francisco (9th). A further 14 US universities are ranked within the world’s top 50 for medicine.
Most of these leading medical schools in the US are based at large, comprehensive universities – a mixture of private and public – which rank well across a wide selection of subject areas. Notable specialist institutions highlighted by the ranking include Minnesota’s Mayo Medical School; Texas’ Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center; New York’s Rockefeller University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Top medical schools in the UK
While medical schools in the US account for six of the top-10 places, the remaining four spots go to medical schools in the UK. The Universities of Oxford and Cambridge are ranked 2nd and 3rd in the world for their medical programs and research, while the UK capital’s two leading institutions – UCL and Imperial College London – come 8th and 10th. A further 21 UK universities are featured in the medical ranking, most of them comprehensive universities with a strong overall international position, with the notable exception of the specialist London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.