U Medical School ranked among the world’s best

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has rated the University of Minnesota Medical School 25th in its latest list of the world’s top medical schools.

The ARWU’s ranking indicators include alumni and staff who are Nobel Laureates, Fields Medalists, or highly cited researchers. Major universities in every country with a significant number of articles indexed by the Science Citation Index–Expanded and Social Science Citation Index are also included. 

In total, more than 1,200 institutions have been ranked in each of the ARWU’s five broad subject fields: clinical medicine and pharmacy (the category into which the medical school rankings fall), natural sciences and mathematics, engineering/technology and computer sciences, life and agriculture sciences, and social sciences. Institutions are ranked according to their academic or research performance in each field.   

Published on October 18, 2017