Best medical schools: 2020 ranking

Which are the best medical schools of 2020?

Best medical schools of 2020 (1 - 5)
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NYU School of Medicine
Comparison winner
College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Stanford School of Medicine
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Warren Alpert School
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College of Dentistry
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Weill Cornell College
Comparison winner
Case School of Medicine
Comparison winner
Harvard School of Public Health
Comparison winner
Harvard Medical School
Comparison winner
College of Veterinary Medicine
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NYU School of Medicine
100points
College of Physicians and Surgeons
84points
Stanford School of Medicine
71points
Warren Alpert School
70points
College of Dentistry
69points
Weill Cornell College
66points
Case School of Medicine
64points
Harvard School of Public Health
60points
Harvard Medical School
60points
College of Veterinary Medicine
55points
Summary
Summary
  • General info (59)
  • Admissions (80)
  • Facilities (64)
  • Honors (29)
  • Tuition & Aid (87)
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  • Facilities (44)
  • Honors (48)
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  • Admissions (80)
  • Facilities (91)
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  • Tuition & Aid (64)
  • General info (54)
  • Admissions (86)
  • Facilities (64)
  • Honors (29)
  • Tuition & Aid (64)
  • General info (80)
  • Admissions (77)
  • Facilities (69)
  • Honors (38)
  • Tuition & Aid (76)
  • General info (50)
  • Admissions (70)
  • Facilities (48)
  • Honors (13)
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  • General info (71)
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  • Honors (92)
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  • General info (87)
  • Admissions (68)
  • Facilities (69)
  • Honors (38)
  • Tuition & Aid (90)
Pros
Pros
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • Lower admission rate
  • More extracurricular activities offered
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Lower admission rate
  • Higher average composite ACT score
  • Lower cost of room and board
  • More applicants
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger library collection
  • Lower tuition required
  • Lower student to staff ratio
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • More medical facilities
  • More Pulitzer Prize winners
  • More student unions and societies
  • More enrolled students
  • More extracurricular activities offered
  • More student unions and societies
  • More medical facilities
  • More Pulitzer Prize winners
  • More Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
  • More international full-time students
  • Lower tuition required
  • More medical facilities
  • More Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
  • More sport facilities
  • Lower tuition required from international full-time students
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Lower cost of room and board
  • More Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
  • Lower tuition required
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • More enrolled students
  • More international full-time students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • Higher average composite ACT score
  • More double degree programs
  • Lower tuition required
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • Higher average composite ACT score
  • More Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
  • More Pulitzer Prize winners
  • More enrolled students
  • Lower tuition required
  • More medical facilities
  • More Nobel prize laureates academically affiliated with the university as lecturers
  • More sport facilities
  • Lower tuition required from international full-time students
Cons
Cons
  • Enrolled international students
  • Average composite ACT score
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Average financial aid
  • Cost of room and board
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Tuition fee growth rate
  • Enrolled international students
  • Library collection
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Year established
  • Enrolled international students
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Ivy League member
  • Average financial aid
  • Sports facilities
  • Admission rate
  • Library collection
  • Double degree programs
  • Enrolled international students
  • Average financial aid
  • Grants per year per student
  • Admission rate
  • Enrolled international students
  • Average composite ACT score
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Average financial aid
  • Enrolled students
  • Year established
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Library collection
  • Cost of room and board
  • Tuition fee growth rate
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Student unions
  • Sports facilities
  • Library collection
  • Average financial aid
  • Admission rate
  • Admission rate
  • Year established
  • Sports facilities
  • Average financial aid
  • Student to staff ratio
  • Number of applicants
  • Admission rate
  • Tuition fee growth rate
  • Sports facilities
  • Average financial aid
  • Student to staff ratio
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Year established
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Admission rate
  • Enrolled international students
  • Library collection
  • Cost of room and board
General info
Double degree programsDouble degree programs give you the opportunity to do part of your studies abroad. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Double degree programsDouble degree programs give you the opportunity to do part of your studies abroad. Source: university's official website, 2020.N.A.5N.A.1N.A.N.A.N.A.50N.A.N.A.
Extracurricular activitiesA wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Extracurricular activitiesA wide range of extracurricular activities, like sports, drama, choir classes, research trips, ect. shows that university supports not only academical interests of students but also their hobbies. Source: university's official website, 2020.499N.A.68747349910191384404401019
Student to staff ratioA measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Student to staff ratioA measure of the average staffing level in the university. Shows how many students fall for one staff member. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.11:19:10.53:19:111:10.16:12.8:17:17:10.51:1
Student unionsA students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Student unionsA students' union, student government, free student union, student senate, students' association, guild of students or government of student body is a student organization present in many colleges and universities and many high schools. In higher education, the students' union is often accorded its own building on the campus, dedicated to social, organisational activities, representation and academic support of the membership. Source: university's official website, 2020.450N.A.65043745010191214004001019
Year establishedThe university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Year establishedThe university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2020.1837180719081811186518981843191317821894
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Admissions
Admission rateAn admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Admission rateAn admission rate shows the percentage of applicants that was accepted by university. Low acceptance rate makes it difficult to get a place, but also can indicate the prestige and high education level. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.1.8%2.2%3%3.5%14%1.7%54%4.1%4.1%17%
Average composite ACT scoreThe ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Average composite ACT scoreThe ACT (American College Testing) is a standardized test for high school achievement and college admissions in the United States. The ACT score indicates how hard it is to get into a univeristy and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.29.533.532.531.529.531.53133.533.531.5
Enrolled studentsEnrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Enrolled studentsEnrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.7206624614571800395147511821387482
Enrolled international studentsThe percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Enrolled international studentsThe percentage of international students among all students show if the university is attractive abroad and the level of diversity. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.17%3.4%7.4%2%17%56%16%34%20%19%
Number of applicantsA high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.
Number of applicantsA high number of applicants can indicate that a university is in high demand and has a good overall image and reputation.8835746663106230613458865700543554355000
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Facilities
Library collectionWith a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Library collectionWith a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2020.138500001231176618075000680000013850000161400002850000170000001700000016140000
Medical facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.
Medical facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.41121244317174
MuseumSource: university's official website, 2020.
MuseumSource: university's official website, 2020.
Cost of room and boardThe approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Cost of room and boardThe approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.16 622.00$11 496.00$12 721.00$12 208.00$16 622.00$16 200.00$12 898.00$13 630.00$13 630.00$16 200.00$
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.810182382910191929
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Honors
Position in QS ranking regarding academic reputationThe Academic Reputation Index is the centerpiece of the QS World University Rankings® carrying a weighting of 40%. The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide academics from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2020.
Position in QS ranking regarding academic reputationThe Academic Reputation Index is the centerpiece of the QS World University Rankings® carrying a weighting of 40%. The results are based on the responses to a survey distributed worldwide academics from a number of different sources. Source: Top Universities QS Ranking, 2020.37205N.A.37251491125
Ivy League memberThe Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Ivy League memberThe Ivy League is an athletic conference composed of sports teams from eight private institutions of higher education in the Northeastern United States. The conference name is also commonly used to refer to those eight schools as a group. The term Ivy League also has connotations of academic excellence, selectivity in admissions, and social elitism. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Nobel laureats staffSource: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.
Nobel laureats staffSource: Nobel Prize's website, 2020.246036524287666628
Pulitzer Prize winnersThe Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.
Pulitzer Prize winnersThe Pulitzer Prize is a U.S. award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. Source: http://www.pulitzer.org/, 2020.19N.A.722193N.A.47473
Rhodes scholarsThe Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.
Rhodes scholarsThe Rhodes Scholarship, named after Cecil John Rhodes, is an international postgraduate award for selected foreign students to study at the University of Oxford.[1] It was the first large-scale programme of international scholarships, and is widely considered the world's most prestigious scholarship. Source: university's official website, 2020.351094635103323325
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Tuition & Aid
Average financial aidA general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Average financial aidA general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.223$ million28.1$ million180$ million93.1$ million223$ million245$ million68.47$ million182$ million30$ million245$ million
Grants per year per studentThe average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Grants per year per studentThe average amount of funding that is available for a student per academic year (grants, scholarships and/or financial aid given to eligible students). Source: university's official statistics, 2020.40 500.00$37 608.00$44 000.00$25 170.00$26 000.00$19 125.00$24 904.00$40 000.00$39 110.00$19 125.00$
Tuition fee growth rateA lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Tuition fee growth rateA lower growth rate for tuition fees indicates that the cost of studying at the university is not increasing too quickly year on year. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.3.9%4.5%3%3.6%3.9%4.9%3.61%3.5%4.27%3.4%
Tuition fees per yearTuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Tuition fees per yearTuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to the annual fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.51 060.00$49 504.00$47 343.00$49 384.00$62 318.00$41 730.00$38 620.00$42 350.00$52 100.00$29 400.00$
Tuition fees per year for international studentsTuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Tuition fees per year for international studentsTuition payments, known primarily as tuition, refer to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.51 060.00$49 504.00$47 343.00$49 384.00$62 318.00$41 730.00$41 420.00$42 350.00$52 100.00$44 250.00$
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