Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, or JHU, is a private research university and was founded in 1876. With 39 Nobel Laureates, this renowned university is continuing with its mission of cultivating lifelong learning in its students and fostering independent and original research.

The institute has an international student population of around 14% that represents more than 120 countries across the world. With a student-faculty ratio of 7:1 and nearly 80 undergraduate and over 130 graduate courses available to choose from, the university is indeed a coveted choice for international aspirants seeking to study in the USA.

Johns Hopkins University receives more than 30,000 applications every year but only a fraction of the applicants get admitted to the university. The institute falls under the category of highly selective academic organization in the country with an acceptance rate of around 13%.

Johns Hopkins is organized into 10 divisions on campuses in Maryland and Washington, D.C., with international centers in Italy and China. The two undergraduate divisions, the Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and the Whiting School of Engineering, are located on the Homewood campus in Baltimore's Charles Village neighborhood. The medical school, nursing school, and Bloomberg School of Public Health, and Johns Hopkins Children’s Center are located on the Medical Institutions campus in East Baltimore. The university also consists of the Peabody Institute, Applied Physics Laboratory, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, School of Education, Carey Business School, and various other facilities.


The university is ranked at the following positions by different surveys:

12th in the list of World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2020
10th in the list of National Universities by U.S. News and World Report in 2020
24th in QS Global World Rankings in 2020
1st out of 14 in the list of Best Universities for English in Maryland by Niche in 2020



A few facts about a world-class institution:

39 Nobel Laureates
#1 in the U.S. for total research and development spending
3,000+ international students (undergrad and grad) from 121 countries
Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures: 1,600 technologies available for licensing, 110 commercial startups, and $2.3 billion in venture funding raised by portfolio companies
Volumes held in library: 3,250,086

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland

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