History, Affiliations & Ranking
Johns Hopkins University was established in 1849 with the intent of carrying research and teaching hand in hand. The vision that knowledge can be upgraded through continuous research and innovation was the founding mantra of this university and has led to making this university as one of the top 5 universities in the world for science programmes and the top 10 for almost all the programmes it offers. It was in fact, America's first research university and has been a pioneer in pushing facts across the world backed by continuous research. Johns Hopkins University's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #10.
Infrastructure, Campuses & Courses
Johns Hopkins is spread over 4 campuses i.e. Baltimore, Washington DC, Montgomery County, and Maryland and has facilities in China and Italy as well. The courses are imparted through 9 academic divisions. At the bachelor's level, students have the opportunity to opt from 260+ majors in Science, Engineering, Business, Arts, Music, Philosophy, Education and Health professions.
Accomplishments & Alumni
The university has produced hundreds of CEOs, Founders, Visionaries, Biologist, Ecologist, Scientists, Novelist, Conservationists, Movie Directors/producers and not to forget dozens of Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, and Pulitzer award winners. As a matter of fact, one of the past US Presidents, Mr. Woodrow Wilson was an alumnus of this university. About 29 people working with Johns Hopkins in various capacities including faculty members are the prestigious Nobel Prize winners.
Johns Hopkins is a pioneer in promoting and nurturing ideas. Not only has it been a first in 100s of discoveries and presenting theories on a world platform, it has been pushing students and faculty members to innovate by launching innovation hubs, crafted and implemented Incubation and accelerator programs and entrepreneurial boot camps. The latest research topics include new cancer treatments, mobile health platforms and coming out with a device to detect and prevent diabetes. Moreover, it has formulated programs like Technology Ventures, Fast Forward, Social Innovation Labs and Bootcamp for Technology Entrepreneurs.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
Johns Hopkins promotes the culture of an inclusive society hence age, gender, disabilities, regional background, sexual orientation, gender expressions, marital status is not a barrier to get into this prestigious university. Owing to this unique attribute where the growth of society as a whole is important and no one is left behind, it attracts students from more than 61 countries across the world. Top employers include BCG, KPMG, Pfizer, Deloitte, etc.
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