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Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University

+1 410-516-8171

3400 N. Charles St. Mason Hall Baltimore, MD USA 21218

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University is a private institution that was founded in 1876. America’s very first research university, Johns Hopkins has earned a reputation for its contributions to medical research and public health. Its Bloomberg School of Public Health is considered top-tier, and its School of Education and Whiting School of Engineering are also highly regarded. Johns Hopkins Hospital is a top-ranked hospital with highly respected specialties. Notable alumni include former president Woodrow Wilson, Apgar Score inventor and physician Virginia Apgar, and former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg.

Ranked 12 in the nation, Johns Hopkins is a very selective school. Its acceptance rate is 11%, and its graduation rate is 93%. The university’s undergraduate tuition rate is $58,720 per year, plus fees. The university offers undergraduates 52 academic majors and 48 minors at its main Homewood campus. Plus, graduate students can choose from 60 full-time and part-time programs. There are 28,890 total students enrolled. Johns Hopkins follows a semester-based academic calendar.

Johns Hopkins’ 140-acre Homewood campus is its primary campus for undergraduates. The university has three more campuses around Baltimore, plus additional locations in Washington, D.C., Bologna, Italy, and Nanjing, China. Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus. More than 80% of students participate in the university’s 400 clubs and organizations. Over 1,400 students participate in the university’s 26 fraternities and sororities. More than half of undergraduates compete in intramural or club sports, and the university is also home to 24 varsity sports teams. Off-campus, students can explore the culturally diverse city of Baltimore, a small town nicknamed “Charm City.” Baltimore’s dining scene is known for excellent crabs and crab cakes with Old Bay seasoning. The town also gives students easy access to Washington, D.C., which is just a 1-hour train ride away.

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