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



  • 968 Students: Bachelor's-448; Master's-272; Post-Master's-14; PhD-28; DNP-40; Post-Doctoral-2; Special Undergraduate-148; Special Graduate-16 
  • 27.4% racial or ethnic minorities; 9.6% male
  • 75% of PhD students at dissertation stage receive external research funding
  • 99.5% 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-65; Part-time-160; Racial or ethnic minorities-15%; Male-4.8% 
  • Six endowed chairs and 89 joint appointments
  • 42% of full-time ranked faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing 
  • Academic Departments: Acute & Chronic Care and Community-Public Health
  • Ranked 6th among nursing schools in faculty scholarly productivity

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 Initiatives and Outreach

  • Three JHUSON-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 Nursing addresses worldwide nursing advocacy, innovation, and capacity building

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Academic Programs


Military Friendly

G.I. Jobs named Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing to its 2013 list of Military Friendly Schools, which honors the top 15% of colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students. View profile

2010 nursing grad survey respondents reported little difficulty in job search
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