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  • Approximately 1,200 students; 500 full-time, 700 part-time; 800 graduate, 400 undergraduate non-degree seeking students
  • More than 31% racial or ethnic minorities; more than 11% male
  • 89% NCLEX passing rate
  • Low student/faculty ratio in labs and clinical courses
  • Nation’s first Paul D. Coverdell (Peace Corps) Fellows Program in Nursing


  • Approximately 80 full-time faculty
  • Approximately 28% racial or ethnic minorities; more than 5% male
  • 87% of full-time faculty have doctoral degrees
  • 34% full-time faculty are Fellows in the American Academy of Nursing
  • Six endowed chairs and 146 joint appointments

Academic Programs


Executive Education

Offering both on line and face to face training for the local and global health community in such topics as: Training for Research Coordinators, Danger Assessment in Intimate Relationships, CAPABLE and Chicago Parent Program training, Preceptor training, Substance abuse training, Thriving in an Academic Career and many more.



  • 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