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Johns Hopkins University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Baltimore, Maryland. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

6,806 Master's Degrees
660 Doctor's Degrees

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Johns Hopkins University Rankings

According to our 2022 analysis, Johns Hopkins is ranked #28 out of 1,308 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This lands it a coveted spot in the top 5% of all colleges and universities in the country. Out of the 20 colleges in Maryland, it is ranked at #1.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

Johns Hopkins has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#10 Best Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#22 Best Doctor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#27 Best Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Johns Hopkins.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#5 Best Liberal Arts & Humanities Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Social Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Communication & Journalism Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Mathematics & Statistics Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Public & Social Service Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#10 Best Engineering Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Education Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#13 Best Biological & Biomedical Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#17 Best Computer & Information Sciences Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#34 Best Business, Management & Marketing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards Johns Hopkins has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#3 Best Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities Schools College Factual
#4 Best Education Schools College Factual
#4 Best Communication & Journalism Schools College Factual
#10 Best Social Sciences Schools College Factual
#18 Best Health Professions Schools College Factual
#21 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search

Where Is Johns Hopkins University?

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Contact details for Johns Hopkins are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688
Phone: 410-516-8000
Website: www.jhu.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/johnshopkinsuniversity
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/JohnsHopkins

Johns Hopkins University Graduate Student Diversity

22,559 Graduate Students
53% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 22,559 graduate students at Johns Hopkins, 47% are male and 53% are female.

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Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Johns Hopkins University graduate students is as follows.

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Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,701
Black or African American 1,833
Hispanic or Latino 1,677
White 10,047
International Students 4,807
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,494

Geographic Diversity

Maryland students aren't the only ones who study at Johns Hopkins University. At this time, 44 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 104 countries are represented at Johns Hopkins. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at Johns Hopkins University

19,989 Took All Classes Online
25,479 Took At Least One Class Online
37.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2019-2020, 25,479 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Johns Hopkins has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 2nd most popular in Maryland for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.

Online Affordability Rankings of Johns Hopkins

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $50,510 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Johns Hopkins is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Biotechnology #1 #1
Neurobiology & Neurosciences #1 #1
General Engineering #1 #1
Genetics #4 #4
Public Policy #7 #7
Physics #10 #10
Bioethics/Medical Ethics #10 #10
Biomedical Engineering #13 #13
Writing Studies #16 #16
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics #16 #16
Economics #21 #21
General Social Sciences #22 #22
Applied Mathematics #22 #22
Computer Systems Networking #31 #31
Political Science & Government #33 #33
Environmental Engineering #37 #37
General Biology #40 #40
Physical Sciences #43 #43
Engineering #43 #43
Geography & Cartography #46 #46
Homeland Security #49 #49
History #52 #52
History #52 #52
Systems Engineering #57 #57
English Language & Literature #64 #64
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #66 #66

Online Affordability Rankings of Johns Hopkins

During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time graduate tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $59,425 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Johns Hopkins is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are mostly online.

Major Tuition for In-State Students Tuition for Out-of-State Students
Museum Studies #1 #1
Genetics #1 #1
Physics #1 #1
Other Physical Science #1 #1
Statistics #2 #2
Other Health Professions #4 #4
General Social Sciences #4 #4
Bioethics/Medical Ethics #4 #4
Biotechnology #7 #7
Applied Mathematics #7 #7
Biomedical Engineering #7 #7
Geography & Cartography #8 #8
Computer Systems Networking #10 #10
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #10 #10
Environmental Engineering #10 #10
General Biology #13 #13
Mechanical Engineering #16 #16
Public Policy #17 #17
Liberal Arts General Studies #20 #20
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #20 #20
Systems Engineering #21 #21
Communication & Media Studies #22 #22
Other Education #24 #24
Engineering-Related Fields #29 #29
Engineering Technologies #38 #38
Communication & Journalism #46 #46
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #50 #50
Homeland Security #58 #58
Finance & Financial Management #60 #60
General Education #71 #71

Online Growth Rankings of Johns Hopkins

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Johns Hopkins University was 37.2%. This is the #289 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at Johns Hopkins regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Johns Hopkins majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 8%
Applied Mathematics 48%
Biological & Biomedical Sciences 28%
Biomedical Engineering 54%
Biotechnology 8%
Business, Management & Marketing 5%
Communication & Journalism 12%
Communication & Media Studies 12%
Computer & Information Sciences 14%
Computer Information Systems 29%
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 5%
Economics 37%
Engineering 26%
Engineering Technologies 8%
Engineering-Related Fields 5%
English Language & Literature 52%
Environmental Engineering 4%
Finance & Financial Management 7%
General Biology 12%
General Education 3%
General Social Sciences 16%
Genetics 46%
Gerontology 25%
Health & Medical Administrative Services 13%
Health Professions 8%
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 46%
Mathematics & Statistics 56%
Mechanical Engineering 34%
Medical Illustration & Informatics 13%
Mental & Social Health Services 6%
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies 54%
Museum Studies 5%
Other Physical Science 13%
Physical Sciences 5%
Physics 2%
Political Science & Government 4%
Public Health 15%
Public Policy 4%
Social Sciences 23%
Statistics 82%
Teacher Education Subject Specific 24%
Writing Studies 42%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Johns Hopkins ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Johns Hopkins.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Other Physical Science #1
Physics #1
Genetics #1
Gerontology #4
Museum Studies #4
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) #4
General Social Sciences #4
Biotechnology #4
Computer Systems Networking #4
Economics #4
Statistics #4
Bioethics/Medical Ethics #6
Biomedical Engineering #7
Public Policy #7
Environmental Engineering #10
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering #10
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology #10
Political Science & Government #10
General Biology #10
Applied Mathematics #10
Other Health Professions #10
Educational Assessment #13
Medical Illustration & Informatics #14
Mechanical Engineering #16
Information Science #16
Geography & Cartography #16
Communication & Media Studies #16
Systems Engineering #16
Physical Sciences #17
Finance & Financial Management #21
Engineering-Related Fields #22
Homeland Security #23
Other Education #24
Mathematics & Statistics #25
Writing Studies #26
General Education #26
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods #30
Public Administration #31
Liberal Arts General Studies #35
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #35
Mental & Social Health Services #35
Biological & Biomedical Sciences #35
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies #36
Engineering Technologies #37
Information Technology #41
English Language & Literature #41
Health & Medical Administrative Services #48
Social Sciences #53
Computer Information Systems #54
Communication & Journalism #55
Public Health #55
Engineering #61
Instructional Media Design #62
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #66
Public Administration & Social Service #73
Teacher Education Grade Specific #81
Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies #88
Teacher Education Subject Specific #94
Computer & Information Sciences #95
Special Education #100
Educational Administration #102
Nursing #119
Business Administration & Management #227
Education #250
Health Professions #250
Business, Management & Marketing #292

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Johns Hopkins University Graduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Public Health 285 520 49 854
General Education 0 618 35 653
International Relations & National Security 32 609 4 645
Finance & Financial Management 7 547 0 554
Biotechnology 3 421 0 424
Health & Medical Administrative Services 137 222 17 376
Nursing 35 264 56 355
General Business/Commerce 0 320 0 320
Economics 5 278 6 289
Computer Information Systems 0 247 15 262
Mental & Social Health Services 3 162 6 171
Marketing 0 162 0 162
Electrical Engineering 5 134 18 157
Systems Engineering 9 147 0 156
Biomedical Engineering 0 130 17 147
Music 32 91 16 139
Communication & Media Studies 0 128 0 128
Mechanical Engineering 1 98 19 118
Medicine 0 0 115 115
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 59 52 111
Political Science & Government 13 89 5 107
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 36 48 18 102
Applied Mathematics 0 97 5 102
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 0 97 0 97
Museum Studies 12 85 0 97
Information Science 10 75 0 85
Business Administration & Management 12 68 0 80
Environmental Engineering 1 72 4 77
Other Physical Science 0 76 0 76
Computer Systems Networking 0 75 0 75
Information Technology 2 72 0 74
Chemical Engineering 0 62 9 71
Writing Studies 9 60 0 69
Engineering-Related Fields 0 58 0 58
Mathematics 0 53 5 58
Educational Administration 55 0 0 55
Public Administration 11 43 0 54
General Biology 0 22 27 49
General Social Sciences 9 34 0 43
Other Education 22 19 0 41
Chemistry 0 21 18 39
Physics 0 24 15 39
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 35 2 37
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 0 36 0 36
Robotics Engineering 0 34 0 34
Teacher Education Grade Specific 20 10 0 30
Civil Engineering 0 25 4 29
Real Estate 0 28 0 28
Statistics 0 28 0 28
Special Education 8 19 0 27
Public Policy 0 27 0 27
Genetics 0 8 18 26
Materials Engineering 0 21 4 25
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 0 15 9 24
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 0 4 19 23
Geography & Cartography 0 20 0 20
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 1 16 17
History 0 12 5 17
Health/Medical Prep Programs 16 0 0 16
Cognitive Science 0 9 2 11
Child Development & Psychology 0 7 4 11
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 11 0 11
Teacher Education Subject Specific 7 3 0 10
Pharmacology & Toxicology 0 0 8 8
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 0 0 8 8
Audiovisual Communications 0 8 0 8
Instructional Media Design 8 0 0 8
General English Literature 0 7 1 8
Area Studies 0 4 4 8
Medical Illustration & Informatics 1 7 0 8
Geological & Earth Sciences 0 2 6 8
Philosophy 0 2 5 7
Student Counseling 6 0 0 6
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 6 0 0 6
Other Health Professions 1 2 2 5
Sociology 0 1 4 5
Classical Languages & Literature 0 3 1 4
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 0 4 0 4
Gerontology 4 0 0 4
Fine & Studio Arts 0 1 3 4
Nanotechnology 3 0 0 3
Historic Preservation 0 3 0 3
Anthropology 0 0 3 3
Romance Languages 0 1 1 2
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (Other) 1 0 0 1
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 0 1 0 1
Urban & Regional Planning 0 0 0 0
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0
Educational Assessment 0 0 0 0
Teaching English or French 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0
General Engineering 0 0 0 0
Industrial Engineering 0 0 0 0
Other Engineering 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0
Germanic Languages 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0
Other Statistics 0 0 0 0
Natural Resources Conservation 0 0 0 0
Homeland Security 0 0 0 0
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 0
General Psychology 0 0 0 0
Other Psychology 0 0 0 0
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 827 6,806 660 8,293

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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