Best medical schools: 2020 ranking

Which are the best medical schools of 2020?

Best medical schools of 2020 (1 - 5)
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Harvard Medical School
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NYU School of Medicine
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College of Physicians and Surgeons
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Weill Cornell College
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Stanford School of Medicine
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Warren Alpert School
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Yale School of Medicine
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Harvard School of Public Health
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College of Dentistry
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Case School of Medicine
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Harvard Medical School
100points
NYU School of Medicine
83points
College of Physicians and Surgeons
79points
Weill Cornell College
75points
Stanford School of Medicine
69points
Warren Alpert School
66points
Yale School of Medicine
65points
Harvard School of Public Health
63points
College of Dentistry
60points
Case School of Medicine
57points
Summary
Summary
  • General info (100)
  • Admissions (100)
  • Facilities (100)
  • Honors (92)
  • Tuition & Aid (61)
  • General info (59)
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  • Facilities (64)
  • Honors (29)
  • Tuition & Aid (87)
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  • Tuition & Aid (61)
  • General info (80)
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  • Facilities (69)
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  • General info (63)
  • Admissions (80)
  • Facilities (91)
  • Honors (54)
  • Tuition & Aid (95)
  • General info (50)
  • Admissions (77)
  • Facilities (66)
  • Honors (24)
  • Tuition & Aid (64)
  • General info (90)
  • Admissions (87)
  • Facilities (78)
  • Honors (57)
  • Tuition & Aid (81)
  • General info (71)
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  • Honors (91)
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  • General info (54)
  • Admissions (86)
  • Facilities (64)
  • Honors (29)
  • Tuition & Aid (64)
  • General info (50)
  • Admissions (70)
  • Facilities (48)
  • Honors (13)
  • Tuition & Aid (71)
Pros
Pros
  • More academic staff
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • Higher average SAT score
  • Lower admission rate
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • More extracurricular activities offered
  • Lower admission rate
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • Higher average SAT score
  • Lower admission rate
  • More international full-time students
  • Lower tuition required
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • More sport facilities
  • Lower tuition required from international full-time students
  • Lower admission rate
  • More applicants
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • Higher position in QS ranking regarding academic reputation
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • More applicants
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Lower tuition required
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • Lower tuition required from international full-time students
  • More years since its establishment
  • More enrolled students
  • Bigger library collection
  • Lower cost of room and board
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • More sport facilities
  • Bigger amount of funding available per student for one academic year
  • More enrolled students
  • More international full-time students
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • Higher average SAT score
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • More enrolled students
  • More extracurricular activities offered
  • More student unions and societies
  • Higher dormitory capacity
  • More enrolled students
  • Lower cost of room and board
  • Lower tuition required
  • Lower tuition growth rate
  • Lower tuition required from international full-time students
Cons
Cons
  • Admission rate
  • Tuition fee growth rate
  • Sports facilities
  • Average financial aid
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Enrolled international students
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Average financial aid
  • Cost of room and board
  • Library collection
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Tuition fee growth rate
  • Grants per year per student
  • Enrolled international students
  • Academic staff
  • Year established
  • Academic staff
  • Nobel laureats staff
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Average admission SAT score
  • Library collection
  • Year established
  • Enrolled international students
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Academic staff
  • Ivy League member
  • Average financial aid
  • Academic staff
  • Library collection
  • Nobel laureats staff
  • Average admission SAT score
  • Pulitzer Prize winners
  • Double degree programs
  • Enrolled international students
  • Academic staff
  • Admission rate
  • Average financial aid
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Nobel laureats staff
  • Admission rate
  • Year established
  • Sports facilities
  • Academic staff
  • Average financial aid
  • Number of applicants
  • Admission rate
  • Enrolled international students
  • Tuition fees per year
  • Tuition fees per year for international students
  • Average financial aid
  • Grants per year per student
  • Rhodes scholars
  • Student unions
  • Sports facilities
  • Library collection
  • Average financial aid
  • Admission rate
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.89241360190625008633172451472453800
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.N.A.5N.A.N.A.1N.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, 2020.440499N.A.1019687473438440499138
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, 2020.400450N.A.1019650437400400450121
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, 2020.1782183718071898190818111810191318651843
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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, 2020.4.1%1.8%2.2%1.7%3%3.5%6.5%4.1%14%54%
Average admission SAT scoreThe SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Average admission SAT scoreThe SAT is a standardized test for college admissions in the United States. SAT scores indicate how hard it is to get in to a university and can also indicate the level of educational requirements. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.1500135014851415147514251495150013501370
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, 2020.13877206623954614571161118218001475
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, 2020.20%17%3.4%56%7.4%2%18%34%17%16%
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.5435883574665886631062304103543561345700
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Facilities
Dorm capacityThe number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.
Dorm capacityThe number of students that can be hosted in dormitories. Source: university's official statistics, 2020.138151100052007600113394689575213815110003700
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, 2020.170000001385000012311766161400001807500068000002585000017000000138500002850000
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, 2020.13 630.00$16 622.00$11 496.00$16 200.00$12 721.00$12 208.00$13 000.00$13 630.00$16 622.00$12 898.00$
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.
Sports facilitiesSource: university's official website, 2020.198102918232719810
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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, 2020.13720255N.A.9137149
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, 2020.66246028365966247
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/, 2020.4719N.A.3722564719N.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, 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, 2020.33235510946230332310
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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, 2020.30$ million223$ million28.1$ million245$ million180$ million93.1$ million120$ million182$ million223$ million68.47$ 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, 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, 2020.39 110.00$40 500.00$37 608.00$19 125.00$44 000.00$25 170.00$38 170.00$40 000.00$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, 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, 2020.4.27%3.9%4.5%4.9%3%3.6%3.13%3.5%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, 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, 2020.52 100.00$51 060.00$49 504.00$41 730.00$47 343.00$49 384.00$49 500.00$42 350.00$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, 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, 2020.52 100.00$51 060.00$49 504.00$41 730.00$47 343.00$49 384.00$49 500.00$42 350.00$62 318.00$41 420.00$
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