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Academics at Johns Hopkins University - Majors, Faculty & More

Wondering what academic life at Johns Hopkins will be like? In addition to the degrees and majors, as well as the faculty composition at Johns Hopkins this section includes detailed information on freshman retention rates, reasons students did not graduate, and an analysis of full-time and tenured faculty vs. adjunct teaching staff.

All About Academics

What's the point of going to college without academics? Find out more about the faculty and staff, what majors and fields of study are offered at this college, and information on online classes if offered. Here are some of the things you'll learn in this section.

Faculty Resources

The total number of instructional staff teaching the 6,064 undergraduate students at Johns Hopkins University is 1,518 . When this is adjusted to account for those with part-time status, the result is the "full-time equivalent" (FTE) count. Using the FTE count for students and staff results in a "student to instructor" ratio of 7 to 1 which places Johns Hopkins University among the best concerning instructional attention.

For every instructor (FTE) at Johns Hopkins University , there are 7 undergraduate students (FTE). This ratio is among the best regarding instructional attention.
The vast majority of the instructors (97.0% ) are full-time.
The vast majority of instructors (100.0% ) are "faculty" rather than "lecturers".
The vast majority of the faculty (97.0% ) are full-time.
A significant percentage of the faculty (41.0% ) are adjuncts (not in the tenure system).

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Most Popular Majors

Johns Hopkins University offers 74 distinct undergraduate degrees, concentrated into 61 majors within 21 broad fields of study. Across all fields of study, Johns Hopkins University awarded 1,799 undergraduate degrees in 2019 - 2020 .

Most Popular MajorsAssociates GraduationsBachelors GraduationsAll Graduations
Public Health0171171
Neurobiology & Neurosciences0135135
Biomedical Engineering0130130
Computer Information Systems0128128
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences0124124

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