Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD Video Review

Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD Video Review Transcript

John Hopkins University is located in Baltimore, Maryland. The most popular undergraduate majors are biomedical and medical engineering, international relations, public health, neuroscience and political science and government. John Hopkins University awards certificates and diplomas in addition to bachelors, masters and doctoral level degrees.

Johns Hopkins University is a world-renowned research and teaching university based out of Baltimore. Ranked #14 on America's Best Colleges list by 'U.S. News & World Report,' Johns Hopkins also ranks among the top engineering programs in the country. The university's programs in biomedical, civil, electrical, environmental and mechanical engineering also took top 25 honors.

As the first American university to emphasize research, Hopkins has won more federal research awards than any other institute in the country. In fact, about 80 percent of undergraduates participate in some form of independent research during their college tenure. Johns Hopkins is particularly highly regarded for its schools of international studies, nursing, public health and medicine.

In addition to awarding certificates and diplomas, Johns Hopkins offers bachelor's through doctorate degrees. The most popular majors are biomedical and medical engineering, and international relations, both of which maintain one-fifth of the undergraduate student population. Other popular majors are public health, neuroscience, and political science and government.

Johns Hopkins students also enjoy small class sizes with a student-to-faculty ratio of 11:1 and participate in more than 250 registered clubs and organizations, including student-run media and Greek chapters.

Johns Hopkins is a 'most selective' admissions university with just a 27 percent acceptance rate. Incoming freshmen typically carry a grade point average of 3.7 and submit SAT test scores between 1,290 and 1,490. In fact, 95 percent of students graduate in the top 25 percent of their high school classes.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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