Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD 21218
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Johns Hopkins University is a private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. It was founded in 1876 and is currently ranked 10th for its undergraduate programs. The university was established alongside the Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is also located in Baltimore. The university also manages a variety of campuses and departments, including the School of Nursing in East Baltimore. The School of Nursing was established in 1889 and is one of the oldest nursing schools in the United States. It has also ranked first in the country for nursing education multiple times over the years. 

The School of Nursing is located on the same campus as the Johns Hopkins Hospital and was established with the help of Florence Nightingale. The university offers traditional BSN, accelerated BSN, DNP, and PhD programs. The MSN program includes eight different specializations, including Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Education. These programs were accredited by the CCNE in 2003. The master’s program and doctoral program are offered on-campus and online. The university also offers an MSN (Entry into Nursing) Program for incoming students with a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing. Students receive simulated training at high-tech simulation laboratories and hands-on training at local clinics and Johns Hopkins Hospital. 

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge City
Number of Students25,151
Student to Faculty Ratio7:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate97%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 15 110
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 23 202
Post-master's certificate 0 1
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1 5
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 16
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 92.2%

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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
01/01/1921 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
03/01/1990 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
03/01/1987 - 12/31/2010
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
10/03/2003 - 09/26/2016
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
10/03/2003 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1450 to 1570
ACT33 to 35
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $70
Graduates $75

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$1,740/credit
In State Students$1,740/credit
Out of State Students$1,740/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$1,740/credit
In State Students$1,740/credit
Out of State Students$1,740/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $78,300 $78,300 $78,300
ADN 70 $121,800 $121,800 $121,800
BSN 125 $217,500 $217,500 $217,500
FNP 50 $87,000 $87,000 $87,000
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 68% of Johns Hopkins University's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 13% $4,364
Other Federal Grant 13% $1,319
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $4,496
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 52% $37,174
Federal Student Loans 32% $4,064
Private Loans 7% $16,779


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,236
$30,001 to $48,000$9,384
$48,001 to $75,000$13,448
$75,001 to $110,000$17,858
Over $110,000$45,314

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Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing.
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218

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