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Why should I consider US for studying medicine?

Posted on December 17, 2019
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Study Medicine in US

Study abroad is all about decisions. The right ones. With so many options available for international students both in terms of countries to study in as well as the courses to choose from, it can be quite mindboggling for many of us without the right guidance. Here, we shall explore why should you consider the US for studying medicine.

What are the Top 20 medical schools in the world?

According to the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019, the Top 20 medical schools in the world are –

Rank in 2019 Institution Location
1 Harvard University United States
2 University of Oxford United Kingdom
3 University of Cambridge United Kingdom
4 Stanford University United States
5 Johns Hopkins University United States
6 Karolinska Institute Sweden
7 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) United States
8 Yale University United States
9 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) United States
10 UCL (University College London) United Kingdom
11 University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) United States
12 Imperial College London United Kingdom
13 University of Toronto Canada
14 Columbia University United States
15 University of Pennsylvania United States
16 Duke University United States
17 The University of Melbourne Australia
18 The University of Sydney Australia
19 McGill University Canada
20 King’s College London (KCL) United Kingdom

While the US has 10 in the Top 20, the UK has secured 5 spots.

As per Open Doors 2019, a report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with the US Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, there were about 1,095,299 International students in the US in 2018/19.

Which are the Top 3 countries that sent students to the US in 2018/2019?

According to the Open Doors 2019, the Top 3 countries that sent the most number of students to the US in 2018/19 were –

Country Students sent to US in 2018/19
China 369,548
India 202,014
South Korea 52,250

 What do most Indians study in the US?

As per the Open Door 2019, about 80% of the Indian students that went to the US for study abroad in 2018/2019 studied STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).

What if I can’t afford to study in the US?

Studying medicine in the US need not prove to be a financial drain to your family and you.

There are many scholarships that are available for international students. Scholarships can either be fully funded or partially funded.

The US is a leader where it comes to medicine courses under study overseas.

At Y-Axis, we also help in arranging Student Education Loans.

If you are thinking of applying for studying medicine overseas in 2020, a good way to begin would be by exploring all the options available in the US, keeping in mind your specific needs and requirements.

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