Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University, more commonly known as just "Johns Hopkins", is private research university with campuses located in Baltimore, Laurel, Columbia and Montgomery County, Maryland. The university's main campus is located in Baltimore. The university also has international campuses in Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Singapore; with a satelitte campus in Washington, D.C. Johns Hopkins is home to approximately 6,000 undergraduate students and over 14,800 post-graduate students. In all, the university has an annual enrollment of roughly 20,000 students. Johns Hopkins University is considered by most in academia to be the first true research university established in the United States.

Johns Hopkins has a long and prestigious record of being one of the top higher education institutions and research universities in the United States. It is consistently ranked among the top national universities in the nation. The university has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 "Best National Universities" in the U.S. It is also ranked among the top 20 universities in the world according to several international league tables. Since its inception, the university has been affiliate with 36 Nobel laureates.

Nearly 90% of entering freshmen at Johns Hopkins graduate in the top 10% of their high school class. The average GPA of entering freshman is 3.88 on a 4.0 scale and their average composite SAT scores range from 2120-2310. Johns Hopkins University is considered to be a very selective school and competition to get in is fierce. For students set on getting accepted to Johns Hopkins, Early Decision ("Early Admission") is their best option. Students who participate in the Johns Hopkins early admission program demonstrate that Johns Hopkins is their first choice. The admission rate for early admission is higher than for regular admission.

At the undergraduate level, Johns Hopkins awards the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees. At the graduate level, the university awards the Master of Art (M.A.), Master of Science (M.S.) and Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy). Many of the departments offer bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. degree programs under one roof. One of the most popular areas of study at Johns Hopkins is Biomedical Engineering – which is offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Johns Hopkins is known for its research. In 2013, the university received federal research grants amounting to over $2.2 billion and research expenditures in any given year reach in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Johns Hopkins is unique among graduate research universities in that it allows its undergraduate students to participate in graduate-level research projects. Roughly 80% of undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins university are involved in independent research and are given the opportunity to work side by side top researchers.

Through the Krieger School of Art & Sciences, Johns Hopkins now offers online degrees and courses. Online courses can be integrated into graduate study and the university offers a few degrees that can be completed entirely online. Online learning at Johns Hopkins offers maximum learning flexibility without sacrificing the excellent instruction and education Johns Hopkins is known for.

General Information

Phone Number: (410) 516-8000
Address: 3400 N Charles St- Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Very Large ( 5,800+ undergrad, 15,000+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Bachelor's Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 39,207
Out-of-State Tuition $ 39,222
Online Degrees Offered: NO
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
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Majors/Degrees CERT BS/BA MA/MS PHD
Architecture and Related Services
City, Community and Regional Planning
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
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Biomedical Sciences
Cell Cellular Biology and Histology
Cell Cellular and Molecular Biology
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Molecular Biology
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
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Business Commerce
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Real Estate
Communication and Journalism
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Communication Technologies and Support Services
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology Technician
Recording Arts Technology Technician
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer and Information Systems Security Information Assurance
Information Science Studies
Education Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities
Education and Teaching
Music Teacher Education
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
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Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Engineering Mechanics
Environmental Environmental Health Engineering
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Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
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Creative Writing
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American (u.s.) Studies
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French Language and Literature
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Latin Language and Literature
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Health Professions and Related Programs
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Health Health Care Administration Management
Health Services Administration
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Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
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