True fact: Johns Hopkins is not named after one man with a funny first name; the university is named after two men, one with the last name Johns; the other, Hopkins. Who knew you could learn so much on College Compass Campus Profiles?
NAME: Johns Hopkins University
SCHOOLS: Krieger School of Arts & Sciences (KSAS), Carey Business School, School of Education, Whiting School of Engineering (WSE), School of Nursing (SON), Peabody Institute.
MEDIAN SAT SCORE: 2030-2330.
MEDIAN ACT SCORE: 31-34.
CAMPUS: Student life is centered around our 140-acre, spacious, green campus. Events pack the calender all year with music, theater, guest speakers, art exhibits, live comedy, film, dance, and athletic events, not to mention all the culture and entertainment you’ll find in Baltimore. No one’s ever bored here. And don’t forget Washington DC.
NUMBER OF FRIENDS YOU CAN MAKE: 20,383 (5,831 undergraduates).
WHERE YOU WILL LIVE: on or off campus in Baltimore, the largest independent city in the United States and the largest city and cultural center of the US state of Maryland.Or in Washington DC, depending on study program.
COST: approx. $42,000 tuition.