Best Medical Colleges In Asia | Top 10 Medical Colleges In Asia

1.Faculty of Medicine (University of Tokyo), Japan


  • Official Website
  • Established in 1858
  • Annual fees-$7650
  • Number of professors in the college-179
  • Number of students intake for the first year:  ~120
  • There are two hospitals affiliated with the this University- The University Hospital and the Institute of Medical Science Hospital.
  • Tuition costs are the same for domestic and international students.
  • Clinical medical branch of this university is one of the best in Japan. And it is ranked 81 in the Global University ranking.
  • This university is known for its research in Neuroscience & Behaviour

2.Seol National University College Of Medicine, South Korea

seoul national university

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1946
  • Annual fees-$12000
  • It won the best podium presentation award in 2018 in 12th asia pacific annual meeting.
  • 7% of all students are foreigners.
  • Student to teacher ratio is 7/100
  • Number of professors in this college-520
  • This college is ranked 21 in all over the world by QS university subject ranking.
  • Kim Chung Yong who developed the safest and most effective vaccine against hepatitis B is one of the many high-profile alumni of this institution.
  • There are 6 hospitals affiliated with it where student can train and practice.
  • Seoul National University is in very isolated location and not socially intimate environment

3.Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine(NUS), Singapore

Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore​

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1905
  • NUS medicine is listed as the leading medical school in Asia by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019.
  • Annual fees for the international students is $58650.
  • The annual in take of this college is 300, and one have to be very lucky to be in that 300.
  • To get into in this college you need to submit a portfolio not exceeding 500 words and after that there will be 2 additional test FSA(focussed skills assessment )and SJT (situational judgement.
  • Dr Ling Liong Sik, is the proud alumni of this university who is the former President of the Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA).
  • There are more than 17 departments in this college such as Surgery, Nursing Studies, , Psychological Medicine, Anesthesia, Physiology, Anatomy, Ophthalmology, Medicine, Microbiology and many more.

4.Peking University Health Science Center, China

Peking University Health Science Center

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1912.
  • Annual fees-$7390.
  • It is the earliest universities who started admitting international students in China.
  • Tu Youyou is the proud alumni of this college who saved millions of lives by discovering artemisinin and dihydroartemisinin, used to treat malaria, a breakthrough in twentieth-century.
  • Zhong Nanshan who graduated from this university is the one who discovered SARS coronavirus.
  • There are 1965 professors in pekking university health science center.
  • Those who wants to get adimission in this college need to appear in a special entrance examination and an HSK(Chinese Language Proficiency Test) examination

5.Graduate School of Medicine (Kyoto University ), Japan

Graduate School of Medicine

  • Official Website
  • Founded in 1899.
  • Annual fees-$5000
  • There are 287 professors in this university for 2400 students.
  • It is one of the most selective institutions where admission rate range from 0 to 10%
  • Tasuku Honjo is the proud alumni of this college who shared the 2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology and is best known for his identification of programmed cell death protein 1 (PD-1).
  • It  holds the record for having  the most Nobel laureates of all universities in Asia.

6.Graduate School of Medicine (Osaka university), Japan

Graduate School of Medicine

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1931
  • Annual fees-$5500
  • Student to teacher ratio is 7.2/100
  • This college is ranked 71st worldwide in the 2020 QS World University Rankings.
  • Its entrance difficulty is usually considered one of the highest in Asia.
  • There are more than 10% international students in this university.
  • Kiyoshi Nagai is the proud alumni of this college who was a Japanese structural biologist. He was known for his work on the mechanism of RNA splicing and structures of the spliceosome.

7.Shanghai Medical College( Fudan University), China

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1927
  • Annual fees-$10600
  • There are more than 350 professors in this college.
  • There are more than 200 international students studying in this college,
  • The college offers undergraduate programs in Clinical Medicine, Basic Medicine and Forensic Medicine.
  • This college has 11 affiliated teaching hospitals which serve as the  college’s teaching and internship bases.

8.All India Institutes of Medical Sciences, Delhi

all india institutes of medical sciences

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1956.
  • Annual fees is $12000 for foreign student and $98 for Indian students.
  • There are 671 professors in this college.
  • This college is ranked no 1 in south asia by QS WUR(World University Ranking).
  • Its entrance difficulty of this college is highest in this list, less than 1% of the student get selected among all who apply.
  • Annual intake of students is 107 for the MBBS.
  • Vulimiri Ramalingaswami Is the proud alumni of this college. His pioneering research on nutrition got him elected to the National Academy of Sciences, Russian Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal Society of London.

9.Orenurg State Medical University, Russia

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1944.
  • Annual fees is $4000
  • There are a total of 6 faculties and 8 departments in this university.
  • Currently, more than 1,350 international students are studying in this university, which shows the popularity of this university.
  • There are 300 professors, associate professors and doctors working in Orenburg State Medical University.
  • There are more than 40 departments in this university.

10.College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

college of Medicine National Taiwan University

  • Official Website
  • Established in 1897
  • Annual fees-$2000
  • This University has around 8% foreign students.
  • It is ranked 69 in QS world university rankings.

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