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Johns Hopkins School of Nursing--A place where exceptional people discover possibilities
that forever change their lives and the world.



  • 1075 Students: Bachelor's-448; Master's-278; Post-Master's-22; PhD-35; DNP-40; Post-Doctoral-5; Special Undergraduate-233; Special Graduate-14
  • 29.4% racial or ethnic minorities; 10.2% male
  • 75% of PhD students at dissertation stage receive external research funding
  • 91% NCLEX passing rate
  • Low student/faculty ratio in labs and clinical courses
  • Nation's first bachelor's Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in nursing

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  • Full-time-63; Part-time-180; Racial or ethnic minorities-15.9%; Male-3.2% 
  • Six endowed chairs and 89 joint appointments
  • 42.8% of full-time ranked faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing 
  • Academic Departments: Acute & Chronic Care and Community-Public Health
  • Ranked 4th in National Institutes of Health funding among schools of nursing

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 Initiatives and Outreach

  • Three JHSON-sponsored centers serve the city's most vulnerable communities

  • Faculty and students volunteer more than 12,000 hours annually in 40 different community-based programs

  • Offers closely mentored preceptorships—caring for several patients simultaneously—through the unique Clinical Academic Practice Partnership

  • 32 collaborative initiatives in 19 countries create faculty and student exchanges and two-way knowledge transfers

  • The Center for Global Initiatives addresses worldwide nursing advocacy, innovation, and capacity building

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Academic Programs


  • More than $9.5 million in research funding and $14.7 in total sponsored funding

  • Fellowships in interdisciplinary violence research, interdisciplinary pain research, psychiatric and mental health research, health disparities, and cardiovascular research

  • Targeted research areas in cardiovascular risk reduction, care at end of life, community-based health promotion, health disparities, interpersonal violence, psychoneuroimmunology, psychiatric and mental health, and symptom management 

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