Johns Hopkins University

Type: Public University

Student Faculty Ratio: 6:1

Founded: 1876


Ranking: U.S News # 9

Johns Hopkins University is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins was the first U.S. university based on the European research institution model. It consistently ranks among the most prestigious universities in the United States and the world. The university was named for its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur and Quaker philanthropist Johns Hopkins. Hopkins' $7 million bequest to establish the university was the largest philanthropic gift in U.S. history up to that time. Daniel Coit Gilman, who was inaugurated as Johns Hopkins's first president on February 22, 1876, led the university to revolutionize higher education in the U.S. by integrating teaching and research. In 1900, Johns Hopkins became a founding member of the American Association of Universities. The university has led all U.S. universities in annual research expenditures over the past three decades. Highlights: ⮚ The university’s graduate programs in public health, nursing, biomedical engineering, medicine, and education are considered among the best in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report. ⮚ Johns Hopkins claims 29 Nobel laureates past and present. ⮚ It is the leading U.S. academic institution in total research and development spending. ⮚ Johns Hopkins is Maryland’s largest employer. ⮚ The university has a presence in nearly every corner of the globe. It has campuses in Maryland and Washington, plus Bologna, Italy, and Nanjing, China.
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Johns Hopkins University Baltimore MD 21218 United States