JHU Description

Since its founding in 1876, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) has remained true to its mission, “Knowledge for the World”. JHU is a world leading research and teaching university that believes education should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Critical Thinking, problem solving, creativity and more are encouraged at Johns Hopkins.

The University has several campuses in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. area, and a few international campuses as well. The Homewood campus is the main campus, and is located in northern Baltimore. JHU offers undergraduate and graduate programs across its various schools, including the schools of Education, Business, Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and more. There are dozens of majors to choose from.

The university also offers some distance learning opportunities, both online and also off campus. In addition, the school offers part-time and summer programs to offer more flexibility for students.

There are plenty of residency options available to students, with several buildings to choose from offering suites and apartments. Tuition at Johns Hopkins University varies by program, and non-residents pay the same price as residents. Financial aid is available to qualified students in the form of grants, scholarships, loans, and more.

Quick Facts about Johns Hopkins University

Region

Mid-Atlantic

Setting

Large City Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Large (5,000 to 10,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Blue Jays

Nickname

JHU

Website

www.jhu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Most Selective

In-State Tuition

$42,280

Out-of-State Tuition

$42,280

Retention Rate

96%

Enrollment

7,418

Year Established

1876

JHU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
5,577
Freshman Class
641
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
7,418

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
75%
Graduate
25%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
100%
Part-Time
0%

Gender of Students

Women
49%
Men
51%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
5%
African American
9%
Caucasian
55%
Asian
16%
Unknown and Other
15%

International Students

International
14%
Domestic
86%

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