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Johns Hopkins Campuses and Centers


You can visit all our campuses in just 9,921 miles.


Baltimore is the university’s hometown, but we’re at home throughout the world—with campuses in Bologna, Italy, and Nanjing, China, in addition to those in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C., area. While you're at it, take in the Lincoln Memorial, the Piazza Maggiore, and the Sun Yat-sen's mausoleum.


The Homewood campus, situated in the north Baltimore neighborhood of Charles Village, is a peaceful place of green grass, wide-spreading trees, brick residence halls and classroom buildings, and interconnecting walkways that combine to create a comfortable country atmosphere in the heart of a major city. It’s also just minutes— by bus, light rail, bike, or Johns Hopkins shuttle— from the Inner Harbor, Oriole Park at Camden Yards, Johns Hopkins’ medical campus, and the Peabody Institute. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education, the Carey Business School, and the Peabody Institute offer classes and programs at Homewood.


The East Baltimore campus is home to the School of Medicine, the Bloomberg School of Public Health, and the School of Nursing, as well as Johns Hopkins Hospital. Ongoing redevelopment of an 88-acre, piano-shaped area to the north of the campus has brought the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics to the neighborhood, along with the Henderson-Hopkins K–8 elementary/ middle school and the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Early Childhood Center. The neighborhood features a 20-story residential tower called the 929, a 10-story parking garage, a pharmacy, and several new restaurants. Still to come are several residential developments and a central park.


The Carey Business School main campus is located in a state-of-the-art waterfront building in Harbor East, one of Baltimore’s newest and most dynamic neighborhoods. The 77,000-square-foot space offers unparalleled views of a working seaport, where container ships still ferry raw sugar to the Domino plant and tall ships from around the world dock regularly. The Carey Business School occupies three and a half floors of the Legg Mason tower, sharing the structure with one of the world’s top investment firms as well as other businesses. The campus includes classrooms with video and audio technology, smaller rooms for breakout groups and study sessions, an IT support desk, a business center offering print and fax capabilities, and a suite of offices dedicated to student organizations.


The Peabody campus has a backdrop of stunning 19th-century architecture and inviting parks provided by Baltimore’s historic Mount Vernon neighborhood. Mount Vernon is a cultural urban village that boasts museums, music, theater, international cuisine, boutiques, festivals, and a thriving nightlife. The neighborhood’s historic centerpiece is the Washington Monument, built in 1815 as the nation’s first monument to George Washington and soaring 178 feet above four picturesque parks. Mount Vernon is a special place, rich in history and vibrant in the present, a neighborhood that beckons residents and visitors to take their time and enrich their lives.


The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) campus is an urban campus with three buildings on Massachusetts Avenue in northwest Washington, D.C.: the Rome Building at 1619 Massachusetts Avenue, the Bernstein-Offit Building at 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, and the Nitze Building at 1740 Massachusetts Avenue. SAIS classes are held in all three buildings, while the library, student lounge, cafeteria, and most administrative offices are housed in the Nitze Building.


SAIS Europe is SAIS’ European campus in Bologna, Italy, a city with a long tradition of education, a rich cultural heritage, and a history of political vitality. American and European students enjoy strong relationships with faculty, vigorous debate, and a cohesive social and intellectual community. Courses emphasize economics, political science, history, and language skills, and offer an international perspective on global issues.


Nanjing is the Asian campus of SAIS is in Nanjing, China. The Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies opened in 1986 as a one-of-a-kind educational collaboration between Johns Hopkins and Nanjing universities. Located on the downtown campus of Nanjing University, the center educates future leaders in the only China-based international program with spaces for genuinely free and open academic exploration.


The Montgomery County Campus in Rockville, Maryland, offers classes and programs from the School of Education and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. MCC aims to create a community of education, business, and government organizations, where collaborative thinking and scientific discovery advance academic and economic development. The campus is experiencing significant growth, with plans to expand from its current 215,000 square feet to more than 2.6 million square feet of academic, research, and corporate space during the next few decades.


Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) was founded in 1942, moved from downtown Silver Spring, Maryland, to its Howard County campus in 1954. Today, APL staff can be found working across almost 400 acres of rolling countryside that is approximately 50 percent forested. The Laboratory, located in an area of rural farmland and newer housing communities, currently has more than 20 buildings, as well as facilities at two nearby satellite campuses. In the past decade, APL completed construction of several new buildings which meet LEED certification. APL has also won a Bicycle Friendly Business Award from the League of American Bicyclists.


The Washington, D.C., Center is situated in the heart of Washington, D.C. and provides an excellent learning environment for Advanced Academic Programs and many Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Washington-based initiatives. The Bernstein-Offit Building, located at 1717 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., houses the administrative office for Advanced Academic Programs as well as a Library Resource Center, faculty and student lounges, a large administrative/program management suite for faculty and staff, 16 classrooms or seminar rooms, two computer labs, and a large presentation room—all just two blocks south of Washington’s Dupont Circle and accessible by Metro.


The Columbia Center is located in Columbia, Maryland. Housing classes and programs of the School of Education and the Carey Business School, the Columbia Center has served adult students in the region since 1974. Some administrative and advising offices are located there, as well as Professional Career Services, the office of Enrollment Management Services, the Student and Alumni Relations office, the office of International Services, the Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Center for Technology in Education. Columbia Center facilities include 19 classrooms, academic and career advising offices, three computer labs, an electronic library, two conference rooms, a bookstore, and faculty and student lounges.

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