Johns Hopkins University

3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD

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Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is a public research university that is a world leader in education, research, and medical healthcare. When it was founded in 1876 by benefactor Johns Hopkins, it was divided into the university and a separate hospital - The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Today the university has three major campuses: the headquarters "Homewood" campus in Baltimore, a campus in Washington, D.C., and a campus in Montgomery County, Maryland. Johns Hopkins University also maintains learning facilities throughout the Baltimore-Washington area and in China and Italy. The Homewood Campus sits on 140 acres of green space and offers courses for part-time and full-time undergraduates, as well as programs for full-time graduate students. Part-time coursework is also available to master's degree students. Johns Hopkins Institutions are comprised of the university and the Johns Hopkins Health System. Together, these institutions are the state's largest private employers. Johns Hopkins programs rank first among U.S. universities in many areas, including federally funded research programs, the School of Medicine, and the Bloomberg School of Public Health. Johns Hopkins faculty members and their research colleagues have won more federal research and development funding than any other university in the U.S. since 1979. The general academic calendar for Johns Hopkins University follows the semester format, with fall, spring, and summer semesters. However, the summer semester is divided into several "Summer Sessions." There is a "Winter Intersession" offered in January. Each of Johns Hopkins University's nine schools maintains separate academic calendars, which may vary somewhat from the general academic calendar. Students are encouraged to consult the academic calendar for their specific school within the university to determine their schedules.

Questions and Answers about Johns Hopkins University

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Majors offered at Johns Hopkins University

Biggest majors
Public Health
Neurobiology and Neurosciences
Biomedical/Medical Engineering

Academics at Johns Hopkins University

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
7 to 1
Most Selective (11% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Non-profit Private 4-year institution
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Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer133k
Senior Systems Engineer120k
Data Scientist99k
Software Engineer94k
Research Scientist87k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)81k
Mechanical Engineer78k
Based on 22,673 student responses
69kAvg. Early Career Pay
117.3kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
60%in High-Meaning careers
31%in STEM careers

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