5. Johns Hopkins University, United States
Johns Hopkins University is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland which was founded in 1876. The school has a wide range of programs with a flexible curriculum for MD and doctorate. The university spends a lot on research activities compared to other universities in the US. Many of the faculty and alumni of this institution have become Nobel laureates for their contributions to the medical field. The opportunity to participate in important research is one of the distinguishing characteristics of Hopkins’s undergraduate education. About 80 percent of undergraduates perform independent research, often alongside top researchers.