Johns Hopkins University

country rank  36
world rank  42

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University Overview

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Baltimore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maryland. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Rockville, Laurel, Columbia, Elkridge, Abderdeen, California (MD), Washington (DC), Bologna (IT), Nanjing (CN). Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 25,000-29,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Johns Hopkins University (JHU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 143 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 10-20% making this US higher education organization a most selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym JHU
Founded 1876
Motto Veritas Vos Liberabit
The Truth Shall Set You Free (John 8:32)
Colours Old gold and sable

University Location

Address 3400 N Charles Street
Baltimore (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
21218-2688 Maryland
United States
T +1 (410) 516 8000
F +1
Other locations Rockville, Laurel, Columbia, Elkridge, Abderdeen, California (MD), Washington (DC), Bologna (IT), Nanjing (CN)

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 3400 N Charles Street, Mason Hall
Baltimore 21218-2688
+1 (410) 516 8171

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 25,000-29,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range over-5,000
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Johns Hopkins University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI)
  • Association of American Universities (AAU)
  • Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Sunday, 21 April 2019