100 Best Medical schools in Japan

Below is the list of best universities in Japan ranked based on their research performance in Medicine. A graph of 16.8M citations received by 719K academic papers made by 348 universities in Japan was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

For Medicine

#1 in Japan
#1 in Asia
#48 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
28,171
Founded
1877

For Medicine

#2 in Japan
#2 in Asia
#66 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
23,316
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1931

For Medicine

#3 in Japan
#3 in Asia
#70 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
22,615
Male:Female
76:24
Founded
1897

For Medicine

#4 in Japan
#11 in Asia
#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,959
Founded
1911

For Medicine

#5 in Japan
#20 in Asia
#141 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
17,831
Founded
1907

For Medicine

#6 in Japan
#22 in Asia
#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
18,628
Founded
1918

For Medicine

#7 in Japan
#25 in Asia
#168 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
16,376
Founded
1939

For Medicine

#8 in Japan
#27 in Asia
#188 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
33,500
Founded
1858

For Medicine

#9 in Japan
#31 in Asia
#210 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1946

For Medicine

#10 in Japan
#33 in Asia
#222 in the World
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
13,054
Founded
1922

For Medicine

#11 in Japan
#38 in Asia
#234 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
13,983
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#12 in Japan
#42 in Asia
#259 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
15,226
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#13 in Japan
#44 in Asia
#262 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
10,111
Male:Female
64:36
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#14 in Japan
#48 in Asia
#279 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
16,525
Male:Female
61:39
Founded
1973

For Medicine

#15 in Japan
#49 in Asia
#281 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
7,629
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#16 in Japan
#55 in Asia
#314 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
12,289
Founded
1922

For Medicine

#17 in Japan
#57 in Asia
#316 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
9,150
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#18 in Japan
#60 in Asia
#319 in the World
Enrollment
3,802
Founded
1836

For Medicine

#19 in Japan
#62 in Asia
#323 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
15,986
Founded
1902

For Medicine

#20 in Japan
#68 in Asia
#342 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1872

For Medicine

#21 in Japan
#69 in Asia
#344 in the World
Enrollment
77,651
Male:Female
68:32
Founded
1889

For Medicine

#22 in Japan
#71 in Asia
#355 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#23 in Japan
#74 in Asia
#360 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#24 in Japan
#75 in Asia
#362 in the World
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#25 in Japan
#76 in Asia
#364 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1904

For Medicine

#26 in Japan
#77 in Asia
#371 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
6,556
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#27 in Japan
#82 in Asia
#385 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#28 in Japan
#83 in Asia
#388 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#29 in Japan
#86 in Asia
#406 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Founded
1950

For Medicine

#30 in Japan
#87 in Asia
#407 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#31 in Japan
#89 in Asia
#410 in the World
Acceptance Rate
44%
Enrollment
10,661
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#32 in Japan
#91 in Asia
#413 in the World
Acceptance Rate
29%
Enrollment
8,576
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1962

For Medicine

#33 in Japan
#97 in Asia
#428 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Enrollment
7,323
Male:Female
65:35
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#34 in Japan
#98 in Asia
#431 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,500
Founded
1950

For Medicine

#35 in Japan
#99 in Asia
#434 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
32,145
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#36 in Japan
#100 in Asia
#436 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#37 in Japan
#106 in Asia
#453 in the World
Founded
1881

For Medicine

#38 in Japan
#108 in Asia
#458 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
8,455
Male:Female
63:37
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#39 in Japan
#113 in Asia
#477 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Founded
1945

For Medicine

#40 in Japan
#116 in Asia
#483 in the World
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1966

For Medicine

#41 in Japan
#117 in Asia
#487 in the World
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#42 in Japan
#118 in Asia
#489 in the World
Enrollment
28,535
Founded
1946

For Medicine

#43 in Japan
#122 in Asia
#497 in the World
Founded
1916

For Medicine

#44 in Japan
#123 in Asia
#498 in the World
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
20,356
Founded
1934

For Medicine

#45 in Japan
#124 in Asia
#499 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
6,195
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#46 in Japan
#126 in Asia
#502 in the World
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#47 in Japan
#131 in Asia
#515 in the World
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1925

For Medicine

#48 in Japan
#132 in Asia
#517 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
934
Male:Female
51:49
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#49 in Japan
#136 in Asia
#535 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,267
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#50 in Japan
#138 in Asia
#538 in the World
Enrollment
782
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#51 in Japan
#139 in Asia
#539 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Founded
1971

For Medicine

#52 in Japan
#146 in Asia
#559 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,107
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#53 in Japan
#153 in Asia
#580 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
5,157
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#54 in Japan
#155 in Asia
#584 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Enrollment
3,065
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1964

For Medicine

#55 in Japan
#159 in Asia
#600 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
6,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#56 in Japan
#162 in Asia
#609 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1928

For Medicine

#57 in Japan
#167 in Asia
#624 in the World
Enrollment
1,195
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1927

For Medicine

#58 in Japan
#168 in Asia
#634 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1952

For Medicine

#59 in Japan
#175 in Asia
#646 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#60 in Japan
#180 in Asia
#665 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1945

For Medicine

#61 in Japan
#181 in Asia
#666 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Enrollment
10,357
Founded
1881

For Medicine

#62 in Japan
#183 in Asia
#669 in the World
Enrollment
4,820
Founded
1966

For Medicine

#63 in Japan
#187 in Asia
#684 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
2003

For Medicine

#64 in Japan
#188 in Asia
#692 in the World
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1978

For Medicine

#65 in Japan
#189 in Asia
#695 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
9,500
Founded
1975

For Medicine

#66 in Japan
#191 in Asia
#698 in the World
Founded
1971

For Medicine

#67 in Japan
#199 in Asia
#732 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Enrollment
8,500
Founded
1950

For Medicine

#68 in Japan
#200 in Asia
#737 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1890

For Medicine

#69 in Japan
#201 in Asia
#741 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
5,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#70 in Japan
#207 in Asia
#755 in the World
Acceptance Rate
4%
Enrollment
913
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#71 in Japan
#211 in Asia
#763 in the World
Enrollment
1,239
Founded
1971

For Medicine

#72 in Japan
#212 in Asia
#764 in the World
Acceptance Rate
45%
Enrollment
6,539
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#73 in Japan
#230 in Asia
#804 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
5,781
Male:Female
62:38
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#74 in Japan
#232 in Asia
#812 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
50,221
Founded
1882

For Medicine

#75 in Japan
#237 in Asia
#829 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
8,675
Male:Female
53:47
Founded
1964

For Medicine

#76 in Japan
#244 in Asia
#850 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#77 in Japan
#267 in Asia
#900 in the World
Enrollment
750
Founded
1972

For Medicine

#78 in Japan
#272 in Asia
#911 in the World
Acceptance Rate
36%
Enrollment
7,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#79 in Japan
#284 in Asia
#947 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#80 in Japan
#300 in Asia
#1003 in the World
Acceptance Rate
40%
Founded
1987

For Medicine

#81 in Japan
#304 in Asia
#1013 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#82 in Japan
#305 in Asia
#1014 in the World
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
4,500
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#83 in Japan
#309 in Asia
#1027 in the World
Acceptance Rate
38%
Enrollment
2,301
Male:Female
34:66
Founded
1884

For Medicine

#84 in Japan
#313 in Asia
#1042 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
5,167
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#85 in Japan
#317 in Asia
#1073 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
22,500
Founded
1881

For Medicine

#86 in Japan
#330 in Asia
#1105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
24%
Enrollment
8,051
Founded
1949

For Medicine

#87 in Japan
#336 in Asia
#1123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,337
Founded
1941

For Medicine

#88 in Japan
#339 in Asia
#1126 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Enrollment
1,132
Male:Female
56:44
Founded
1973

For Medicine

#89 in Japan
#343 in Asia
#1141 in the World
Enrollment
12,500
Founded
1953

For Medicine

#90 in Japan
#350 in Asia
#1152 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Enrollment
6,130
Founded
1995

For Medicine

#91 in Japan
#354 in Asia
#1159 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1932

For Medicine

#92 in Japan
#358 in Asia
#1166 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
1,640
Founded
1911

For Medicine

#93 in Japan
#366 in Asia
#1189 in the World
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
9,126
Founded
2005

For Medicine

#94 in Japan
#391 in Asia
#1247 in the World
Founded
1924

For Medicine

#95 in Japan
#409 in Asia
#1295 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Enrollment
2,000
Founded
1907

For Medicine

#96 in Japan
#414 in Asia
#1303 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Founded
1991

For Medicine

#97 in Japan
#427 in Asia
#1341 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Founded
1914

For Medicine

#98 in Japan
#433 in Asia
#1356 in the World
Founded
1911

For Medicine

#99 in Japan
#435 in Asia
#1362 in the World
Enrollment
3,302
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1974

For Medicine

#100 in Japan
#441 in Asia
#1375 in the World
Acceptance Rate
41%
Founded
1938

The best cities to study Medicine in Japan based on the number of universities and their ranks are Tokyo, Suita, Kyoto, and Fukuoka.