Johns Hopkins University

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world rank  11

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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 large city of Baltimore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Maryland. This institution also has branch campuses in the following locations: Rockville, Laurel, Columbia, Elkridge, Abderdeen, California (MD), Washington (DC), Bologna (IT), Nanjing (CN). Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational US 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), 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 144 years old US 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. JHU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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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
21218-2688 Maryland
United States
Tel +1 (410) 516 8000
Fax +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

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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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
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 10-20%
Admission Office 3400 N Charles Street, Mason Hall
Baltimore 21218-2688
(410) 516 8171

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff over-5,000
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive
Size & Setting Four-year, large, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, high graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Johns Hopkins University's Library
Johns Hopkins University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 2,426,919 physical volumes, 851,830 physical media, 143,523 digital/electronic medium and 836 licensed digital/electronic databases. Johns Hopkins University's library has 11 branches.
Housing Yes
Johns Hopkins University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,760 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1921


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)


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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 Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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