Johns Hopkins University

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733 N. Broadway
Baltimore, MD 21205


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U.S. News Rankings

Ranking score and category
Research rank Category Name
#3 Best Research
Ranking score and category
Primary care rank Category Name
#26 Best Primary Care


#2 in AIDS
#2 in Geriatrics
#4 in Pediatrics

Medical School Overview

The School of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University has an application deadline of October 15. The application fee at Johns Hopkins University is $90. Its tuition is Full-time: $45,750. The faculty-student ratio at Johns Hopkins University is 5.6:1. The School of Medicine has 3,983 full- and part-time faculty on staff.

Students at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine learn through the Genes to Society Curriculum, which pairs academics with concurrent clinical experience. Every few months, classes break for Intersessions, weeklong special courses focused on simulation and advanced skills. All students are divided into one of four colleges, Nathans, Sabin, Taussig, and Thomas, which are meant to foster a community feel among students from all four years of medical training. Each college has advisers to guide students through medical school courses, research participation, and career selection. The Colleges also host an annual Colleges Bowl, a day of kickball, races, and tug-of-war competitions.

Students can earn a traditional M.D., a Ph.D., or both in about eight years.There are also dual degree programs for an M.D./M.P.H. (Master of Public Health) and  an M.D./M.B.A. through other university departments. The school receives a large amount of research funding from the National Institutes of Health, among other organizations, and runs leading research centers including the Brain Science Institute and the Institute of Genetic Medicine.

Johns Hopkins Medicine also includes the highly ranked Johns Hopkins Hospital, which is especially well known for housing the only pediatric and eye trauma centers in Maryland. The medical campus is in Baltimore, and students can live on campus in the Lowell J. Reed Medical Residence Hall, though housing is not guaranteed. Students can get involved in more than 40 groups, some of which coordinate community service projects throughout Baltimore.


Applications accepted June 1 (Begins)
October 15 (Ends)
Application fee $90
AMCAS application accepted Yes
AACOMAS application accepted No


Full-time faculty 2,723
Full-time faculty-student ratio 5.6:1

Student Body

Total medical school enrollment 484
Gender distribution
Gender distribution



Full-time: $45,750

Required fees $4,762


Graduates admitted to their first-choice residency program N/A
Most popular residency and specialty programs (2012 and 2013 classes)
anesthesiology orthopaedic surgery
emergency medicine pediatrics
internal medicine psychiatry
neurological surgery radiology - diagnostic
ophthalmology surgery - general

* Medical School Overview details based on 2013 data

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