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Johns Hopkins University opened in 1876 with the inauguration of its first president, Daniel Coit Gilman. Gilman believed that teaching and research go hand in hand—that success in one depends on success in the other—and that a modern university must do both well. In 145 years, Johns Hopkins University has not strayed from that vision. It is still a destination for excellent, ambitious scholars and a world leader in teaching and research. Distinguished professors mentor students in the arts and music, humanities, social and natural sciences, engineering, international studies, education, business, and the health professions. 

Ranked No. 17 in the U.S., Johns Hopkins University’s acclaimed engineering program prepares international students for strong STEM futures in an array of growing careers across the globe, as well as career advancement opportunities for working professionals. As the first research university in the U.S., Johns Hopkins University provides international students with a collaborative and engaging learning environment. Guided by acclaimed faculty, Johns Hopkins University is committed to providing a rich student experience filled with inquiry, rigor, discovery, and expertise. Ground-breaking research from Hopkins Engineers includes the development of a water chlorination system, the creation of speech recognition technology, pioneering work on NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, and the creation of the ubiquitous global COVID tracking map. 

When international students come to Johns Hopkins School of Engineering, they join a celebrated community of achievers: Alumni include businessman and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg. Former Homeland Security Chief Cyber Official Phyllis Schneck, NASA astronaut Reid Wiseman, and dozens of members of the National Academy of Sciences.

Why Johns Hopkins University 

  • Campus: Homewood is a traditional college setting in the heart of a big city: Think red-brick buildings and tree-lined pathways, an iconic clock tower, and expansive green quads in a city with a rich history that has blossomed into a hub of social, cultural, and economic activity. The campus is spacious and wooded, like a park.
  • Arts & Culture: The Peabody Institute, the nation’s first conservatory, is home to some of the world’s most gifted musicians and puts on more than 50 events each year that are open to the public—orchestral and jazz concerts, operas and symphonic performances, Renaissance music and modern arrangements that defy description. Students can also choose from a handful of theater groups that perform everything from Shakespeare to improv comedy; or learn about acting, directing, and playwriting by pursuing an undergraduate minor in theatre arts. For the more visually inclined, Hopkins Center for Visual Arts gives students a studio environment to hone their painting, drawing, cartooning, design, and photography skills. 
  • Athletics: Johns Hopkins fields 24 varsity teams, 22 of which compete at the NCAA Division III level. The other two, men’s and women’s lacrosse, both compete in Division I. Beyond varsity sports, many students take part in one or more of the university’s 10 intramural sports, which include 3-on-3 basketball, flag football, innertube water polo, and wallyball. There are also approximately 40 club sports, including badminton, Brazilian jujitsu, cricket, ice hockey, ultimate frisbee, water polo, and—for aspiring wizards—Quidditch.
  • Dining: Johns Hopkins takes pride in having one of the nation’s best campus dining programs. In fact, the university was recently ranked No. 6 on the list of “Best Colleges for Food” by Daily Meal, receiving praise for their menu and commitment to social responsibility. The university’s dining program includes gluten-free, nut-free, trans-fat-free, vegan- and vegetarian-friendly, and kosher-friendly options. Johns Hopkins is also serious about their responsibility to their community and the world. They use cage-free eggs, hormone-free milk, locally grown produce, biodegradable paper products, and will phase out the use of plastic straws at their Homewood eateries by September 2019.
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