Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD 21218

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. 


Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate96%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Masters degrees (MSN)
  3. Doctoral degrees (DNP, PhD)
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. Family Nurse Practitioner

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 287
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 93
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Post-master's certificate 2
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 8
Clinical Nurse Specialist Post-master's certificate 1
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 5
Nursing Administration Doctor's degree - professional practice 21

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Johns Hopkins University

Notre Dame of Maryland University
1.58 miles away
Sojourner-Douglass College
2.52 miles away
Stevenson University
7.72 miles away
Washington Adventist University
31.14 miles away
Catholic University of America
33.84 miles away
Trinity Washington University
34.47 miles away
Howard University
35.33 miles away
George Washington University
37.47 miles away
Georgetown University
37.78 miles away
Marymount University
39.91 miles away


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

Admission to School


Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading690 to 770
SAT: Math710 to 800
SAT: Writing670 to 770
ACT Composite32 to 34
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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$12,297
30k to 48k$7,096
48k to 75k$14,488
75k to 110k$24,264
Over 110k$44,393
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,680.00 $1,680.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $1,680.00 $1,680.00

Student Population













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

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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FNSNA Promise of Nursing Scholarships

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McKesson Scholarships

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Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

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Institute for the Academic Advancement of Youth

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Woodrow Wilson Undergraduate Research Fellowship

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Maryland state board of nursing
Johns Hopkins University
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore, MD 21218

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