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  • Approximately 1,200; 500 full-time, 700 part-time; 500 graduate, 700 undergraduate
  • More than 29% racial or ethnic minorities; more than 10% male
  • 91% NCLEX passing rate
  • Low student/faculty ratio in labs and clinical courses
  • Nation’s first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in Nursing


  • More than 60 full-time faculty
  • More than 15% racial or ethnic minorities; more than 3% male
  • 95% of full-time faculty have doctoral degrees
  • 42% full-time faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing
  • Six endowed chairs and 146 joint appointments

Academic Programs

  • Master of Science in Nursing
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Health Systems Management
    • Public Health Nursing
    • Entry into Nursing Practice
    • MSN/PhD
  • Doctoral
    • Doctor of Nursing Practice
    • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Post-Degree Certificates
    • Nurse Practitioner
    • Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Nurse Educator
    • HIV Primary Care

Professional Programs

  • Prerequisites
  • MOOCs
  • Courses
  • Workshops
  • Institutes



  • Serve Baltimore’s most vulnerable populations through school-sponsored centers—Wald Community Nursing Center, House of Ruth, Isaiah Wellness Center
  • Faculty and students volunteer more than 12,000 hours annually in over 40 community-based service organizations
  • Collaborations with more than 30 nursing and medical schools in more than 19 countries
  • Address worldwide nursing advocacy, innovation, and capacity building through the Center for Global Initiatives
  • 90 percent of clinical placements at Johns Hopkins Health System

Current Initiatives

  • Focus on ethical care through curriculum, symposiums, and involvement with national nursing associations
  • Helene Fuld Leadership Program for the Advancement of Patient Safety & Quality; providing student scholarships
  • Advising schools of nursing, healthcare providers, and government agencies in the areas of curriculum and program development, research, and policy reform—nationally and internationally
  • Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare Company expanding healthcare, education, and the status of nursing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Online learning modules to develop and improve teaching and mentoring of clinical faculty and preceptors
  • Sponsor of the International Council on Women’s Health (ICOWHI) Conference in November 2016
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