Johns Hopkins University Graduate Program Reviews

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93%
of students recommend
(4.0 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 358 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: MSCHE and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 7 more
  • Campus Setting: City: Large
  • Student Population: 45,372 (12,854 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 10 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 51% part-time, 49% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $50,510
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

The faculty are mostly very accessible and supportive. Of course there are a subset of labs with overly demanding, or absent faculty, but that could be said of anywhere. The great strengths of the program are its academic diversity, undergraduate teaching opportunities, and peer mentorship. I think the students do a great job advocating for graduate student life, and also supporting incoming classes. Baltimore also has its own pros and cons. The quality of living conditions is largely dependent on what you're willing to pay. The other benefits of city living are all there. For cons, there are unsafe neighborhoods, but it's easy to figure out where. There is some public transportation, but no universal system. It's definitely easier to get to some places more than others. Overall, a good place to be a student.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: Great faculty, brand new facilities recently built/in progress. Supportive mentors. Fantastic office support. Hiring lots of new faculty Cons: Elective courses are not that extensive
3.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

Great level of interaction with faculty. Great support if you want to pursue tenure track professorship. Incredible financial support. Good networking. Lots to do in Baltimore Less support if you want to do something outside of academia or something more teaching focused. Have to be aware of what neighborhoods are safe, occasional instances of theft. Required classes are so-so. They try to improve them, but haven't really gotten there yet. There are great electives available though, including classes at the med school and school of public health. No good training/preparation for any sort of bioinformatics/computational biology, which I think is necessary for the next generation of biologists.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2016

Pros: We've had lots of recent growth and expansion. This includes hiring of several faculty with cutting edge research, and the expansion of our main building. Our department is highly collaborative and different labs frequently will work with one another. Cons: There are several strong personalities in the faculty that drag down the overall quality. We also have several older faculty who refuse to retire even though they take up a lot of space at this point. These cons probably describe most any program.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biology
Graduation Year: 2015

The CMDB program is pretty strong and just shuffled around the directors so it should be getting even better.
3.83 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2015

The Epidemiology program at Johns Hopkins is exceptional. The faculty are always available and very excited to help you as a student, the classes are very interesting and taught by world-renowned leaders, and everyone seems genuinely excited to be there. The only cons are the city and area where the program is located. The school is in a very poor part of Baltimore, and although security on campus is exceptional, it is still a little nerve-wracking to go to school in such a dangerous city.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I have enjoyed every moment at Johns Hopkins University, and I look forward to completing the rest of my credits there!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Cognitive Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

Amazing program, just Baltimore is not the best city to live in. However! DC is just a train ride away and is close enough to have some fun but far enough to actually get some work done ;-). Probably the best professors and resources I've ever had access too!
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Non-Profit Management
Graduation Year: 2017

Because I'm an online student many of the categories do not apply to me personally. As a new student of Johns Hopkins AAP I anticipate a great learning environment, access to services from professional and qualified personnel. I have already experienced quality help and responses from financial aid and academic advisors. The technology and ease of navigating Hopkins website is an advantage. The quality education that I will receive at Hopkins is worth the price, and I am pleased that the university has met the demands and challenges of technology so that more people have access to a quality education online.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Other Engineering
Graduation Year: 2017

The faculty is fantastic, the courses are wonderful, and Baltimore is as good as you make it.
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