Best medical schools: 2021 ranking

Medical schools (1 - 5)
Harvard Medical SchoolNYU School of MedicineCollege of Physicians and SurgeonsHarvard School of Public HealthWeill Cornell CollegeStanford School of MedicineWarren Alpert SchoolYale School of MedicineCollege of DentistryCase School of Medicine
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Harvard Medical School
NYU School of Medicine
College of Physicians and Surgeons
Harvard School of Public Health
Weill Cornell College
Stanford School of Medicine
Warren Alpert School
Yale School of Medicine
College of Dentistry
Case School of Medicine
Summary
Summary
  • General info (100)
  • Admissions (100)
  • Facilities (100)
  • Honors (92)
  • Tuition & Aid (61)
  • General info (59)
  • Admissions (80)
  • Facilities (64)
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  • Honors (91)
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  • Admissions (77)
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  • General info (90)
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General info
Academic staffNumber of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.
Academic staffNumber of academic staff. Data is obtained from national agencies such as National Ministry of Education, National Bureau of Statistics, National Association of Universities and Colleges, National Rector's Conference.8924
1360
1906
472
2500
863
317
2451
45
3800
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, 2021.
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, 2021.440
499
N.A.440
1019
687
473
438
499
138
Highly cited researchersCompiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2021.
Highly cited researchersCompiled yearly by Clarivate Analytics, the number indicates how many researchers affiliated with a university are among the top 1% most cited scholars in their fields. Source: Clarivate Analytics, 2021.49
2
4
18
2
0
3
1
0
0
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, 2021.
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, 2021.400
450
N.A.400
1019
650
437
400
450
121
Year establishedThe university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2021.
Year establishedThe university's long history can indicate excellent traditions and more resources. Source: university's official website, 2021.1782
1837
1807
1913
1898
1908
1811
1810
1865
1843
Total score for "General info"
Total score for "General info"
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, 2021.
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, 2021.4.1%
1.8%
2.2%
4.1%
1.7%
3%
3.5%
6.5%
14%
54%
Enrolled studentsEnrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.
Enrolled studentsEnrolled students include both undergraduate and graduate students. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.1387
720
662
1182
395
461
457
1161
1800
1475
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, 2021.
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, 2021.20%
17%
3.4%
34%
56%
7.4%
2%
18%
17%
16%
Students away on international exchange programsA student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.
Students away on international exchange programsA student exchange program is a program where students from a secondary school or university study abroad at one of their institution's partner institutions. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.200
3799
N.A.200
500
N.A.N.A.932
3799
N.A.
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.5435
8835
7466
5435
5886
6310
6230
4103
6134
5700
Total score for "Admissions"
Total score for "Admissions"
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, 2021.
Library collectionWith a bigger library collection, the university can offer more books, magazines, online resources, etc. to its students. Source: university's official website, 2021.17000000
13850000
12311766
17000000
16140000
18075000
6800000
25850000
13850000
2850000
MuseumSource: university's official website, 2021.
MuseumSource: university's official website, 2021.
Number of museumsSource: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.
Number of museumsSource: Wikipedia, 2021; city's official website, 2021.3
1
N.A.3
1
1
1
1
1
2
Cost of room and boardThe approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.
Cost of room and boardThe approximate cost of room and board per academic year. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.13 630.00$
16 622.00$
11 496.00$
13 630.00$
16 200.00$
12 721.00$
12 208.00$
13 000.00$
16 622.00$
12 898.00$
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2021.
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2021.19
8
10
19
29
18
23
27
8
10
Total score for "Facilities"
Total score for "Facilities"
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, 2021.
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, 2021.1
37
20
1
25
5
N.A.9
37
149
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, 2021.
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, 2021.
Nobel laureats staffSource: Nobel Prize's website, 2021.
Nobel laureats staffSource: Nobel Prize's website, 2021.66
24
60
66
28
36
5
9
24
7
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/, 2021.
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/, 2021.47
19
N.A.47
3
7
22
56
19
N.A.
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, 2021.
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, 2021.332
3
5
332
5
109
46
230
3
10
Total score for "Honors"
Total score for "Honors"
Tuition & Aid
Average financial aidA general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.
Average financial aidA general amount of financial aid for students in millions of dollars. Source: university's official statistics, 2021.30$ million
223$ million
28.1$ million
182$ million
245$ million
180$ million
93.1$ million
120$ million
223$ million
68.47$ 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, 2021.
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, 2021.39 110.00$
40 500.00$
37 608.00$
40 000.00$
19 125.00$
44 000.00$
25 170.00$
38 170.00$
26 000.00$
24 904.00$
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, 2021.
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, 2021.4.27%
3.9%
4.5%
3.5%
4.9%
3%
3.6%
3.13%
3.9%
3.61%
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, 2021.
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, 2021.52 100.00$
51 060.00$
49 504.00$
42 350.00$
41 730.00$
47 343.00$
49 384.00$
49 500.00$
62 318.00$
38 620.00$
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, 2021.
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, 2021.52 100.00$
51 060.00$
49 504.00$
42 350.00$
41 730.00$
47 343.00$
49 384.00$
49 500.00$
62 318.00$
41 420.00$
Total score for "Tuition & Aid"
Total score for "Tuition & Aid"
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