• Address: 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

  • Phone Number: 410-516-8000

  • Website: https://www.jhu.edu

About

Johns Hopkins University is a private-not-for-profit type of university which was named after the Maryland Philanthropist, Johns Hopkins who lived in the 19th century who spent his time and money to improve the health and education conditions at Baltimore. The philanthropist has set aside $7 million in his will for setting up a hospital, orphanage, affiliated training colleges, and a university and that became the largest philanthropic act in the US History. The university began in 1876 with Daniel Coit Gilman as the First President. The university in its first President's words is, creating 'Knowledge for the World'.

The University is located in Baltimore, Maryland. To improve the standard of living in Baltimore, the university initiated the first Hopkins Local initiative. Various other programs were pioneered by the university including, BLocal Initiative, Homewood Community Partners initiative, East Baltimore development initiative, Henderson Hopkins Schools, Adopt-A-Student Uniform Drive and many more. The university has campuses on three continents and hence has been part of the legacies etched by Great thinkers and change-makers across the globe.

  • Johns Hopkins University federal school code is E00473.
  • The total population of the university is 23,917 out of which 13,963 are full-timers and 9,954 are part-timers.

  • The student-faculty ratio of the university is 10: 1.

  • The graduation rate of the university is 92%.


Online

The various online courses of the university can be accessed with the help of student login portal. The credits of these courses can be transferred conveniently.

  • The university offers programs in Masters and Doctorate Level along with a few Certificate level Programs.

  • The university provides majors in Accounting, Applied Science, Biology, Biomedical Science, Business Management, Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, History and many more.

    The Blackboard online-learning Solution is used by the university to share the lessons among students who are online. Conversations between the students and the tutors happen online.

Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit

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Headquartered at

Baltimore, Maryland

FAFSA/Federal School Code

E00473

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Institutional Accreditation

MSCHE

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Programmatic Accreditation

CEPH, CCNE, ABET, NCATE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , eLibrary , Student Portal , Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

Branches

Washington (Washington), Laurel (Maryland)

Data Source: https://www.jhu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Accreditation

The university has received its accreditation from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Programmatic Accreditation

  • The Public Health programs have been accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).

  • The Nursing Programs have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • The Engineering Programs have been accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

  • The Teaching Programs have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.

Campus Life

The university education would be based on not just classroom-mentoring, but beyond that. Meeting new friends do not just create new acquaintances but opens up a world of opportunities for anyone who is open to exploring and excelling. With such an aim in mind, there are hundreds of student organizations in the university. The students can choose any organization based on what works the best for them. 

  • The housing options are available for students within the campus in two different styles-the Residence Halls and the Suite Style Arrangements. For those who want to stay off-campus, there are a plenty of other options available like apartments and houses for rent.

  • The university takes pride in being one of the colleges offering the Best-food in the United States. The menus are based on diet-plans and healthy life-style-plans.

  • Art is celebrated in the university. The students become spectators, participants or creators of art. Moreover, life itself is a celebration at the university. The Spring-fair is the annual three-day celebration of the university that features dance, music, and merriment. The Peabody Institute of the university organizes almost 50 concerts in a year and is house to some of the best musicians that the world has ever seen.

  • Johns Hopkins University Athletics team holds to its account 24 varsity teams out of which 22 have already taken part in the NCAA Division III. Two other teams take part in Division I Athletics.

  • Just 7 years after the university began, a Men's Lacrosse team was fielded, following which till date the university has to its account 44 national titles.2 Women's Lacrosse Team is part of the Big Ten. By being part of the 40+ sports clubs students get an opportunity to take part in the various sports events including intramural sports. Hopkins All Access facilitates the live-telecast of athletic events in the university.

  • Safety is ensured on the university campus by almost 200 campus police officers who patrol the campus 24/7 on foot, bikes, Segways and other Security vehicles. They do not carry firearms but are trained in community diversity, sexual harassment, first-aid and crime-prevention.115 blue light call stations are also located at different parts of the campus to provide an easy and early response to anyone who is in danger.

Statistics

Key Statistics
Student Faculty Ratio 10: 1
Total Population 23,917
Student Population Full Time: 13,963 Part Time: 9,954
Gender Division Male: 47 % Female: 53 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 27,852 13,131 14,720
Total Applicants Admitted - 3,576 1,715 1,861
Applicants Enrolled - 1,367 661 706
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,367 661 706

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 93 %

The College Monk

Female: 92 %

Total Graduation Rate: 92 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Majors and Online Programs

Johns Hopkins University offers 127 online programs across 20 Majors

Business Management

Offering 6 programs accross 3 degrees

Nursing

Offering 13 programs accross 4 degrees

Accounting

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Engineering

Offering 17 programs accross 3 degrees

Health Science

Offering 20 programs accross 4 degrees

Media Studies

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Homeland Security

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Biology

Offering 12 programs accross 5 degrees

Science

Offering 3 programs accross 2 degrees

Environmental Science

Offering 15 programs accross 5 degrees

Computer Science

Offering 4 programs accross 3 degrees

Education

Offering 10 programs accross 3 degrees

Biomedical Science

Offering 2 programs accross 2 degrees

Applied Science

Offering 3 programs accross 3 degrees

Public Administration

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Fine Arts

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Systems

Offering 5 programs accross 2 degrees

Interdisciplinary Studies

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

History

Offering 1 programs accross 1 degrees

Information Technology

Offering 2 programs accross 1 degrees

Schools and Colleges

School of Education

Majors available

Education

Business Management

School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

School of Medicine

Majors available

Health Science

Bloomberg School of Public Health

Majors available

Health Science

Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Public Administration

School of Advanced International Studies

Majors available

Education

Business Management

Peabody Institute

Majors available

Political Science

Music

Whiting School of Engineering

Majors available

Interdisciplinary Studies

Admissions and Application Requirements

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $70
Graduate Application Fee $75

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Johns Hopkins University Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 731
Number of students submitting ACT scores 636
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 53%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 47%
SAT Math 710 average 670 - 750 range
SAT Critical Reading 735 average 690 - 780 range
SAT Writing 720 average 670 - 770 range
ACT Composite 33 average 32 - 34 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.

Financial Aid and Scholarships

JHU financial aid facilities include Grants, Loans, Scholarships, and Work Study. John Hopkins University scholarships are available for freshmen, transfer and international students. Students looking for financial aid facilities can fill the FAFSA Form. John Hopkins University (JHU) federal school code is E00473. Contact the university to know more about financial aid information. The financial aid office phone number is 410-516-8028.

Federal Aid

John Hopkins University follows a need-blind process for the admission of undergraduate students. It means that the ability of the student to pay is not considered as part of its admission process. The university participates in the Title IV program and provides two particular Federal grants. Along with the grants it also provides Federal loans and Federal Work Study to complete the Federal AId package. Find more about the eligibility criteria and FAFSA application deadline for these aids in the table below.

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,364 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. January 15th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $1,319 Undergraduate. U.S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen. January 15th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct PLUS Loans $16,779 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Dependent students. January 15th, 2019
Direct Subsidized Loans $4,064 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. January 15th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loans $4,064 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. January 15th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. January 15th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Grants and Scholarships

Students from Delaware, Maryland, Rhode Island, and Vermont may be eligible for state grants or scholarships at John Hopkins. The decision of awarding the aid is dependent upon the state scholarship agency. You can find a few examples of the state aid in the tables below along with their common eligibility criteria and application deadlines.

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
The Baltimore Scholars Program Varies Baltimore City resident. Demonstrate financial aid. March 1st, 2019

Data Source: https://www.jhu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Johns Hopkins University Scholarships and Grants

It provides scholarships and grants for both undergraduate and graduate students. The scholarships and grants need not be repaid by the students. The grants are provided from the institutional funds. The university also has various partnership programs through which scholarships are awarded. There are international scholarships available for incoming students who demonstrate needs and merit. Find more about the eligibility criteria, award average amount and application deadline for a few examples of scholarships and grants in the tables below.

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
JHU Grants Varies Demonstrate financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
The National Fellowships Program Varies Excellent academic performance. Graduate or undergraduate student. Varies
Hodson Trust Scholarship Varies Excellent academic performance. Undergraduate student. Minimum of 3.0 GPA. Varies
Charles R. Westgate Scholarship in Engineering Varies Enrollment in the GWC Whiting School of Engineering Maintenance of a 3.0 GPA. Varies
Hopkins Academic Success Award Varies Full-time enrollment. Satisfactory academic progress. Varies
Hodson Gilliam Success Scholarship Varies Demonstrate financial need. Excellent academic performance. Varies
Institutional Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
JHU Non-Federal Work Study Varies Enrolled at least half-time. Satisfactory academic progress. Varies

Data Source: https://www.jhu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military and Veteran Benefits

John Hopkins University is a military friendly institution. It provides assistance to both the veterans and their dependents for their education at the university. The veteran benefits are distributed according to the GI Bill and other federal programs for the veterans. Find a few examples of military aid available here.

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $11,956 Individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service after September 10, 2001. Honorably discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program Varies Eligible for the maximum benefit rate (100%) under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Must not be on active duty or a spouse transferee of an active duty member. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $4,493 Eligible Members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Varies
Military Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
ROTC Scholarship Varies Served in U.S military service. Varies

Data Source: https://www.jhu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $12,297
$30,001 - $48,000 $7,096
$48,001 - $75,000 $14,488
$75,001 - $110,000 $24,264
Over $110,000 $44,393

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 12% $4,459
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $38,083
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 13% $5,680
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 52% $37,115
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 36% $6,594
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 33% $4,302
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 27,352
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 524 $14,464
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 77 $15,109
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 447 $14,353

Data Source: https://www.jhu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Library

The different libraries that function under the university include Milton S. Eisenhower Library, Brody Learning Commons, Albert D. Hutzler Reading Room, John Work Garrett Library and the George Peabody Library.

  • The libraries permit you to connect with librarians and curators who would guide you to more than 400,000 rare book collections.

  • The university archives department holds collections and preservations of the university's history items.

  • ArcGIS Software training is also available in the library department.

  • The Catalyst tab helps you to search for the library's resources efficiently.

  • The WorldCat Software helps to request for the resources that are not currently available in the library.

  • The libraries have access to research databases and also provides connectivity to Google Scholar for search on research-related items.

Rankings

As per the US News a few reviews that the university has received are as follows.

  • The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing has received 5th rank in 'Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs'.

  • The university has received 5th rank in 'Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs'.

  • The university has also received 19th rank in 'Best Online Graduate Engineering Programs'.

  • 10th rank was bagged by the university in 'National Universities'.

  • The university received 18th rank in 'Best Value Schools'.

A few reviews that the university has received are as follows.

  • Attentive Professors who are ready to answer you quickly is one big success factor behind the excellence of programs at the university.

  • Anyone willing to work-hard finds his place on top in the university. Rigorous training combines with excellent teaching to mold the best students that the world has seen.

  • The library is state-of-the-art and is updated frequently to meet the growing demands of the research-integrated curriculum.

  • The number of challenges in the university is the driving factor behind the success of the students who are passed out of the university.

FAQ's

  What is the SAT score required?

The average SAT score required by the university is,

  • For math, average SAT score required is 710 between the range of 670-750.

  • For critical reading, average SAT score required is 735 between the range of 690-780.

  • For writing, the average SAT score required is 720 between the range of 670-770.

  What is the average ACT composite score required?

The average ACT composite score required is 33 between the range of 32-34.

  How much is the application fee?

The application fee of the university is $70 for undergraduate and $75 for graduate students.

  What is the university institution type?

It is a Private not-for-profit type institution.

  Is Johns Hopkins accredited?

Yes, the university is accredited by the Middle State Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

  Does the nursing program of the university accredit?

Yes, the nursing program offered is accredited by the Collegiate Commission on Nursing Education (CCNE).

  Where is the headquarters located?

It is headquartered at Baltimore, Maryland.

  How many online programs offered by the JHU?

The university offers 108 online programs across 20 majors.

  How much is undergraduate tuition?

The average undergraduate tuition of the university is $52,170 for both in-state and out-of-state students.

  What is the university zip-code?

The university zip code is 21218-2688.

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