JHU in World Top Rankings

Founded in 1876, Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is one of the world's leading research institutions. It was the first U.S. university to apply the German university model developed by Wilhelm von Humboldt and Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher.

Ratings and Rankings:

- Johns Hopkins University is ranked 13th among the National Universities by US News (2012).

- The Whiting School of Engineering is ranked 25th overall in the 2011 America's Best Graduate Schools in U.S. News & World Report. Other program rankings include: Biomedical Engineering (#1), Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (#23), Civil Engineering (#22), Computer Engineering (#28), Computer Science (#28), Electrical Engineering (#25), Geography & Environmental Engineering (#7), Materials Science & Engineering (#22), Mechanical Engineering (#16).

- JHU is rated 8th globally in the Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (January 2010).

- According to the QS World University Rankings™ 2009, JHU is placed 13th globally and in world's top 100 for the following subjects: Life Sciences & Biomedicine (6th), Arts & Humanities (38th), Social Sciences (50th), Natural Sciences (51st), Engineering & IT (71st).

- The 2009 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) ranked Hopkins 19th in the world and 17th nationally. In addition it is placed 28th in Natural Sciences and Mathematics, 13th in Life and Agriculture Sciences, 4th in Clinical Medicine and Pharmacy, 34th in Social Sciences.

- 1st nationally in the US News Ranking of Top Schools for Public Health (2008).

- JHU is rated 7th among Top Performing Schools according to the Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index (FSPI) in 2008

- 12th among the Top 20 Most Expensive Colleges in the US, based on 2007-2008 tuition rates.

- JHU School of Medicine is ranked as one of the top medical schools for Hispanic students to attend. It is rated 8th in 2007 (Hispanic Business magazine).

- 7th in the NRC Ranking of top universities in Art History Doctoral Programs (1995).

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