Discover the top dentistry schools based on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020.\r\n\r\nA fairly recent addition to the QS World University Rankings by Subject, QS’s annual ranking of the world’s top universities for dentistry aims to help prospective students identify top dental schools across the globe.\r\nRead on for an overview of the world’s top dentistry schools, or click here for the full interactive ranking table.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nTop 10 Dental Schools in the World\r\nBased on the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nRank\r\n\r\n\r\nName of Institution\r\n\r\n\r\nLocation\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n1\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversity of Hong Kong (HKU)\r\n\r\n\r\nHong Kong\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n2\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversity of Michigan\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited States\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n3\r\n\r\n\r\nKarolinska Institute\r\n\r\n\r\nSweden\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n4\r\n\r\n\r\nKing’s College London (KCL)\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited Kingdom\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n5\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversity of Gothenburg\r\n\r\n\r\nSweden\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n6\r\n\r\n\r\nTokyo Medical and Dental University (TMDU)\r\n\r\n\r\nJapan\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n7\r\n\r\n\r\nKU Leuven\r\n\r\n\r\nBelgium\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n8\r\n\r\n\r\n UCL (University College London\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited Kingdom\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n9\r\n\r\n\r\nUniversidade de São Paulo (USP)\r\n\r\n\r\nBrazil\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n10\r\n\r\n\r\n New York University (NYU)\r\n\r\n\r\nUnited States\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSee the full dentistry ranking \u003E\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n \r\nTop dental schools in the US \u0026 Canada \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \r\nThe US boasts 15 entries among the world’s 50 top dental schools, with its two top 10 entries (above) followed closely by Harvard University (11th) and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (14th). Also within the top 30 are the University of Washington (15th), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA, 19th), the University of Pennsylvania (21st), Boston University (24th) and the University of California, San Francisco (joint 30th).\r\nTwo universities in Canada feature among the top 50 dentistry schools; these are the University of British Columbia (22nd) and the University of Toronto (47th).\r\nTop dental schools in Europe\r\nSweden claims two of the world’s top 10 dentistry schools: the Karolinska Institute (3rd), and the University of Gothenburg (5th). A third Swedish entrant, Malmo University, is ranked joint 30th.\r\nThe country with the most ranked schools in Europe, however, is the UK, with six representatives in the ranking. As well as King’s College London (4th) and UCL (University College London, 8th), other top dental schools in the UK include the University of Birmingham (joint 17th) and the University of Manchester (joint 34th). \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \r\nFinland and Switzerland each offer three representatives within the dental school ranking, with the highest ranking Finnish entry being the University of Helsinki (joint 34th), while Switzerland boasts two dental schools within the top 25: the University of Bern (23rd) and the University of Zurich (joint 25th).\r\nDenmark offers two of the world’s top dentistry schools, with the University of Copenhagen placing 13th, while Aarhus University ranks joint 17th for dentistry this year.\r\nOther European countries featured in the dentistry ranking, with one entrant each, include Belgium, the Netherlands and Spain. Belgium’s KU Leuven places 7th, followed by Spain’s Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM) (33rd) and the Netherlands’ Radboud University Nijmegen (41st).\r\nTop dental schools in Latin America\r\nWhile Latin America features less prominently in the dental school ranking, Brazil is a notable exception, claiming three entries among the world’s top 25 – the Universidade de São Paulo in 9th place, followed by Universidade Estadual de Campinas (Unicamp, 20th) and Universidade Estadual Paulista “Julio de Mesquita Filho” (joint 25th).\r\nTop dental schools in Asia \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \r\nHong Kong leads the dentistry ranking, with the University of Hong Kong in first place. Elsewhere in Asia, China, South Korea and Taiwan all also offer one top dental school. China’s Peking University is in 16th place, followed by South Korea’s Seoul National University (SNU) (28th) and Taiwan’s National Taiwan University (joint 45th).\r\nMeanwhile in Japan, Tokyo Medical and Dental University claims 6th position for dentistry, while Osaka University appears in 28th place.\r\nTop dental schools in Australia \u0026 New Zealand\r\nAustralia has three universities ranked among the world’s top 50 for dentistry. These are the University of Melbourne (27th), the University of Adelaide (29th) and the University of Sydney (42nd).\r\n New Zealand meanwhile offers one top dentistry school within its borders, which is the University of Otago, ranked 12th in the world for dentistry.\r\nWant more content like this? Register for free site membership to get regular updates and your own personal content feed.