World University Rankings 2021 by subject: clinical and health

The clinical and health subject table uses the same trusted and rigorous performance indicators as the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021, but the methodology has been recalibrated to suit the individual fields.

It highlights the universities that are leading across medicine, dentistry and other health subjects.

This year’s table includes 856 universities, up from 775 last year.

View the World University Rankings 2021 by subject: clinical and health methodology

The University of Oxford leads the table for the 10th consecutive year, while Harvard, Cambridge, Imperial College London and Stanford still complete the top five.

Sweden’s Karolinska Institute features in the top 10 for the first time since 2017, while Columbia University drops out of the group, falling five places to 15th.

Canada’s McMaster University is the biggest climber in the top 80, rising 15 places to joint 11th. It shares the position with Australia’s University of Melbourne, which improves by three places.

China’s Zhejiang University and the Netherlands’ Wageningen University & Research have also made significant gains and join the top 100 this year.

View the full results of the overall World University Rankings 2021

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