We’re America’s first research university.

Johns Hopkins was founded on the principle that by pursuing big ideas and sharing what we learn, we make the world a better place. For more than 140 years, we haven’t strayed from that vision.

Intellectually diverse

More than 24,000 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in our nine schools.

Driven by our curiosity

For 38 years in a row, we’ve put more money into research than any other U.S. academic institution.

Recognized for our scholarship

27 Hopkins researchers past and present have earned Nobel Prizes.

Globally focused

The university reaches into nearly every corner of the globe, conducting research, training, and related activities in more than 150 countries.

You’re dealing with some of the smartest people in the world. How can that not be fun?

World-class divisions, working together as one university.

Johns Hopkins is made up of nine academic divisions plus the Applied Physics Laboratory. Our faculty and students study, teach, and learn in and across more than 260 programs regularly recognized as being among the nation's best.

I think it’s important that everyone is well-rounded and balanced, rather than just focusing on one specific field.

Continuing our founding mission to bring knowledge to the world.

Research isn’t just something we do—it’s who we are. Every day, Johns Hopkins faculty and students work side by side in a tireless pursuit of discovery, with the ultimate aim of advancing humanity.

Misinformation operation
Study: Russian trolls fueled vaccine debate
Findings suggest much of the Twitter discussion about vaccines may be linked to 'malicious actors' with 'hidden agendas'
Pain management
Reducing post-op opioid prescriptions
Experts and patients create procedure-specific Rx guidelines that range from prescribing zero opioids to up to 20 pills
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Liftoff
While most of the western hemisphere slept, an APL-built spacecraft prepared to make history
Sun science
Can the Parker Solar Probe take the heat?
Researchers at the Applied Physics Lab develop a shield strong enough to protect the spacecraft's sensitive instruments from the heat of the sun
Biomedical engineering
Bringing a human touch to prosthetics
When layered on top of prosthetic hands, e-dermis device brings back a real sense of touch through the fingertips
Autonomous vehicles
In the driver's seat
Self-driving cars have the potential to make roads safer. But what do we do while they learn from their mistakes?

The idea of being able to live and learn in another place, to immerse yourself in a completely different culture … it’s just awesome.

A presence in nearly every corner of the globe.

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We are based in Baltimore but at home throughout the world. With campuses on three continents, researchers in every time zone, and students from more than 120 countries, Johns Hopkins truly has a global perspective.

1,315

research, educational, or related activities in more than 150 countries

$353M

spent last year on overseas research, educational, or related activities

20%

of students come from countries outside the U.S.

21,520

alumni living in 178 countries outside the U.S.

Our history shows that our commitment to bold experimentation did not pass with our founding. It's at the core of who we are.