About Johns Hopkins
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Overview

The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences


The Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences is the core institution of the Johns Hopkins complex of schools, centers, and institutes. Its mission is discovery--the creation of knowledge through scholarship and research, and the education of our students, undergraduate and graduate alike. The school's unique character derives from its commitment to choose carefully what is worth pursuing and to do so without compromise.

The vision of founding president Daniel Coit Gilman continues to guide us and is reflected in a school that encourages independent research and creative thinking at all levels. The school's academic programs in the humanities, natural sciences, and social sciences are renowned for their excellence and intensity, and notable for the wide range of interdisciplinary opportunities they provide.

Number of Students: 6,956
3,403 undergraduates / 1,029 full-time graduate students / 29 postbacs /
2,495 AAP graduate students - AAP
Number of Faculty: 286 full-time tenured and tenure-track
Degrees Awarded:
Annually (2012)
880 undergraduate, 339 graduate, 972 AAP master's
Total Alumni: 51,143
Year Established: 1876, opened; founded 1867
Interim Dean: Beverly Wendland