The 2013-2014 Times Higher Education World University Rankings' Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health table judges world class universities across all of their core missions - teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook. The ranking of the world's top 100 universities for clinical and health subjects employs 13 carefully calibrated performance indicators to provide the most comprehensive and balanced comparisons available, which are trusted by students, academics, university leaders, industry and governments.

Top 100 universities for Clinical, Pre-clinical and Health 2013-14

Rank Institution Location Overall score
1 University of Oxford United Kingdom
91.9
2 Harvard University United States
91.1
3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
86.8
4 Imperial College London United Kingdom
86.7
5 Stanford University United States
86.2
6 Columbia University United States
86.0
7 Johns Hopkins University United States
84.9
8 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
84.6
9 University College London (UCL) United Kingdom
84.2
10 Duke University United States
84.1
11 Yale University United States
83.1
12 University of Washington United States
82.6
13 King's College London United Kingdom
81.3
14 Karolinska Institute Sweden
81.0
15 University of Toronto Canada
80.8
16 University of Melbourne Australia
80.5
17 University of Pennsylvania United States
80.1
18 McGill University Canada
79.1
19 University of Michigan United States
78.2
20 Washington University in St Louis United States
77.0
21 University of California, Berkeley United States
76.1
22 Boston University United States
74.8
22 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill United States
74.8
24 University of Pittsburgh United States
74.6
25 University of Sydney Australia
74.5
26 McMaster University Canada
74.3
27 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom
71.2
28 Cornell University United States
70.7
29 University of Chicago United States
70.6
30 University of British Columbia Canada
70.2
31 The University of Tokyo Japan
69.8
32 Emory University United States
69.1
33 University of California, San Diego United States
68.9
34 University of Queensland Australia Australia
66.4
35 University of Minnesota United States
66.3
36 Northwestern University United States
66.1
37 Erasmus University Rotterdam Netherlands
65.8
38 Monash University Australia
65.6
38 KU Leuven Belgium
65.6
40 Universität Heidelberg Germany
65.4
41 University of Manchester United Kingdom
65.2
42 National University of Singapore (NUS) Singapore
63.9
43 Maastricht University Netherlands
63.6
44 Kyoto University Japan
63.5
45 Seoul National University Republic of Korea
63.4
46 Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München Germany
63.1
47 Vanderbilt University United States
62.7
48 The University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
61.5
49 Tufts University United States
61.4
50 University of Massachusetts United States
60.7
51 Medical University of Vienna Austria
60.2
52 University of New South Wales Australia
59.8
53 University of Cape Town South Africa
59.7
54 Universität Basel Switzerland
59.6
55 University of Wisconsin-Madison United States
59.3
56 New York University (NYU) United States
59.2
57 Queen Mary, University of London United Kingdom
58.9
58 Case Western Reserve University United States
58.7
59 University of Copenhagen Denmark
58.5
60 University of California, Davis United States
58.2
61 VU University Amsterdam Netherlands
58.1
62 University of Iowa United States
57.9
63 University of Zürich Switzerland
57.3
64 University of Amsterdam Netherlands
57.0
65 University of Southern California United States
56.8
66 University of Rochester United States
56.7
67 University of Bristol United Kingdom
56.6
68 University of Montreal Canada
56.2
68 Leiden University Netherlands
56.2
68 Université Pierre et Marie Curie France
56.2
71 University of Glasgow United Kingdom
55.5
72 University of Auckland New Zealand
55.1
73 Chinese University of Hong Kong Hong Kong
54.9
74 Ohio State University United States
54.6
75 University of Florida United States
53.2
76 Utrecht University Netherlands
53.1
77 Lund University Sweden
53.0
77 Uppsala University Sweden
53.0
77 Yonsei University Republic of Korea
53.0
80 Ghent University Belgium
52.9
81 University of Cincinnati United States
52.3
82 University of Leeds United Kingdom
51.5
83 University of Gothenburg Sweden
51.4
83 University of Miami United States
51.4
85 University of Sheffield United Kingdom
51.0
86 University of Alberta Canada
50.9
87 University of Western Australia Australia
50.8
88 Radboud University Nijmegen Netherlands
50.6
89 University of Utah United States
50.3
90 University of Barcelona Spain
50.1
91 University of Otago New Zealand
49.7
92 Aarhus University Denmark
49.6
93 Queen's University Canada
49.5
93 University of Adelaide Australia
49.5
95 University of Helsinki Finland
49.3
96 University of Bern Switzerland
49.0
96 Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main Germany
49.0
98 Osaka University Japan
48.9
99 Cardiff University United Kingdom
48.8
99 University of Groningen Netherlands
48.8

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings’ Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health subject ranking includes a wide range of narrower subject areas, defined by our data partners Thomson Reuters.

The full list of Clinical, Pre-clinical & Health subjects used to create this ranking is:

  • Allergy
  • Anaesthesiology
  • Cardiovascular System & Cardiology
  • Dentistry & Oral Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Gastroenterology & Hepatology
  • Geriatrics & Gerontology
  • Health Care Sciences & Services
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Legal Medicine
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Informatics
  • Medical Laboratory Technology
  • Medicine, General & Internal
  • Neurosciences & Neurology
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition & Dietetics
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedics
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Pathology
  • Paediatrics
  • Pharmacology & Pharmacy
  • Psychiatry
  • Public, Environmental & Occupational Health
  • Radiology, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory System
  • Rheumatology
  • Sport Sciences
  • Surgery
  • Toxicology
  • Transplantation
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Urology & Nephrology
  • Clinical, Pre-Clinical & Health - Other topics