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Johns Hopkins University Graduate School Report

22,559 Graduate Students
$61,202 Avg Graduate Tuition & Fees (In-State)
84.9% Took Classes Online
Want the scoop on Johns Hopkins University Graduate School? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what degree programs Johns Hopkins offers, if the school is ranked, how diverse it is, and much more. Click on any of the following links to jump to that section on this page.

Johns Hopkins University Graduate School Rankings

#5 Master's Degree School in U.S.
#15 Doctorate Degree School in U.S.

College Factual began publishing its yearly rankings to help students identify graduate schools that put a high emphasis on educational quality as well as helping students succeed. Factors that go into these rankings include how much money students make after graduation, the number of FTE students per instructor, and how much debt students take on to attend the school.

Best Master's Degree Schools Badge

Best Master’s Degree Schools Ranking

Out of the 1151 colleges and universities analyzed in College Factual's 2023 Best Master's Degree Schools in the U.S. ranking, Johns Hopkins University took the #5 spot. So, the school is among the best in the nation with its Top 1% ranking. Johns Hopkins received this year's Best Master's Schools badge for its high ranking.

For the Best Master's Degree Schools in Maryland, Johns Hopkins came in at #1.

Best Doctorate Degree Schools Badge

Best Doctorate Degree Schools Ranking

Johns Hopkins was ranked #15 in the 2023 Best Doctorate Schools in the United States ranking out of the 676 schools that were included in the ranking. So, the school is among the best in the nation with its Top 5% ranking. Because of its high ranking, Johns Hopkins won the Best Doctorate Schools badge this year.

For the Best Doctorate Degree Schools in Maryland, Johns Hopkins came in at #1.


Johns Hopkins University Graduate Student Diversity

22,559 Graduate Students
53.5% Women
31.1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the last year in which we have data, 22,559 graduate students decided that Johns Hopkins University was the best place for them. Since diversity is such an important part of the grad school experience, College Factual looked deeper at the demographics of these students. Here is what we found.

Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Male-Female Ratio

Athough the male-female ratio may vary depending on the degree program, 53.5% of the total graduate students at Johns Hopkins are women and 46.5% are men.


Johns Hopkins Graduate Student Racial-Ethnic Diversity

Of all the graduate students at Johns Hopkins, around 31.1% belong to a racial-ethnic minority group. Johns Hopkins is popular with people from outside the United States, too. International students make up 21.3% of the graduate student population. The chart below shows the breakdown of graduate student demographics at the school. You can click on it for a more detailed view.


Johns Hopkins Graduate School Cost of Attendance

$61,202 Avg Tuition & Fees (In-State)
At Johns Hopkins University, part-time graduate students pay $1,957 per credit hour, whether they are from in-state or out-of-state.

The average graduate full-time tuition and fees is shown in the table below.

In-State Out-of-State
Tuition $58,720 $58,720
Fees $2,482 $2,482

Average Salary of Johns Hopkins Grads with Master’s or Doctorate

$77,574 Avg Salary (Master's)
$76,111 Avg Salary (Doctorate)

Master’s Degree Average Earnings

After obtaining their master's degree from Johns Hopkins, graduates go on to jobs earning an average starting salary of $77,574. Chalk that up in the win column since that salary is 33% higher than the national average of $58,425.


Doctorate Degree Average Earnings

Doctorate degree recipients from Johns Hopkins earn an average salary of $76,111 during the early years of their career. That's good news for those graduates since it is 1% higher than the national average of $75,260.


Location of Johns Hopkins University Graduate School

Maryland State
Large City Campus Setting
Private Public/Private
Johns Hopkins University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Johns Hopkins are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688
Phone: 410-516-8000

Online Learning for Johns Hopkins Grad Students

84.9% Took At Least One Online Class
64.3% Took All Classes Online

In 2019-2020, 84.9% of the graduate students at Johns Hopkins University took at least one class online. Roughly 64.3% of all grad students took courses exclusively online.


Johns Hopkins University Master’s Degree Programs

The only degree programs listed here are those in which master’s degrees were awarded in 2020-2021.

Master’s Degree Program Annual Graduates
Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering 52
Anthropology 2
Applied Mathematics 101
Area Studies 3
Audiovisual Communications 6
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 81
Bioethics/Medical Ethics 12
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 13
Biomedical Engineering 157
Biotechnology 395
Business Administration & Management 63
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 9
Chemical Engineering 46
Chemistry 29
Child Development & Psychology 5
Civil Engineering 25
Cognitive Science 8
Communication & Media Studies 149
Computer Information Systems 270
Computer Systems Networking 61
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 42
Economics 292
Electrical Engineering 180
Engineering-Related Fields 59
Environmental Engineering 54
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 9
Finance & Financial Management 54
Fine & Studio Arts 3
General Biology 25
General Business/Commerce 312
General Education 595
General English Literature 2
General Social Sciences 40
Genetics 26
Geography & Cartography 8
Geological & Earth Sciences 5
Health & Medical Administrative Services 206
Historic Preservation 10
History 11
Information Science 60
Information Technology 72
Instructional Media Design 18
Intelligence & Command Control Operations 8
International Relations & National Security 490
Liberal Arts General Studies 41
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 614
Marketing 145
Materials Engineering 22
Mathematics 56
Mechanical Engineering 128
Medical Illustration & Informatics 6
Mental & Social Health Services 92
Museum Studies 107
Music 92
Nursing 308
Other Education 24
Other Health Professions 2
Other Physical Science 107
Philosophy 1
Physics 26
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 1
Political Science & Government 108
Public Administration 52
Public Health 499
Real Estate 43
Robotics Engineering 42
Sociology 6
Special Education 18
Statistics 37
Student Counseling 23
Systems Engineering 202
Teacher Education Grade Specific 8
Teacher Education Subject Specific 6
Writing Studies 71

Johns Hopkins University Doctorate Degree Programs

Just like the master’s degree programs, only programs that had doctorate degrees awarded in 2020-2021 are shown here.

Doctorate Degree Program Annual Graduates
Anthropology 4
Applied Mathematics 3
Area Studies 2
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 39
Biomathematics & Bioinformatics 6
Biomedical Engineering 18
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 24
Chemical Engineering 21
Chemistry 15
Child Development & Psychology 7
Civil Engineering 8
Classical Languages & Literature 3
Cognitive Science 3
Computer Information Systems 25
Ecology, Evolution & Systematics Biology 16
Economics 5
Electrical Engineering 13
Environmental Engineering 4
Fine & Studio Arts 4
General Biology 19
General Education 48
General Engineering 4
General English Literature 5
Genetics 10
Geological & Earth Sciences 2
Germanic Languages 1
Health & Medical Administrative Services 19
History 11
International Relations & National Security 15
Liberal Arts General Studies 2
Materials Engineering 7
Mathematics 6
Mechanical Engineering 17
Medicine 119
Mental & Social Health Services 9
Music 8
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 17
Nursing 102
Pharmacology & Toxicology 4
Philosophy 1
Physics 12
Physiology & Pathology Sciences 12
Political Science & Government 4
Public Health 39
Romance Languages 7
Sociology 5

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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