Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins University is an American private research university in Baltimore, Maryland. Founded in 1876, the university was named for its first benefactor, the American entrepreneur, abolitionist, and philanthropist Johns Hopkins. Adopting the concept of a graduate school from Germany's ancient Heidelberg University, Johns Hopkins University is considered the first research university in the United States. The University was ranked 11th among undergraduate programs at national universities in US News 2017 edition, and 10th among global universities by U.S. News & World Report in its 2018 rankings, as well as 13th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.