Guntur has quiet a few educational institutions imparting higher education. Medical colleges in Guntur are renowned for offering high quality education in the field of medicine and are ranked amongst the best Medical colleges in Andhra Pradesh. Guntur Medical College, established in the year 1946 and located in Guntur, is a highly acclaimed institution in Andhra Pradesh. It is renowned for imparting quality education in the fields of health science and for producing well trained doctors. The college is affiliated to Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada.