A community built on intersections

Here, your passions and curiosity will guide your academic path.

With support from our global network of renowned entrepreneurs, activists, scientists, writers, historians, and engineers, students have the academic freedom to explore the questions that intrigue them and connect their interests in new ways. Explore our academic spotlights below to get a sense of what you could discover at Hopkins.

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Develop preeminent technical skills in research and academia, while learning to apply the business expertise needed to pursue a unique career path.

Students interested in business and entrepreneurship take versatile courses where they can develop their skills, make connections, and gain hands-on experience. Some popular majors and minors for students interested in business are: Applied Math & Statistics, Business, Computer Science, Economics, Marketing & Communications, Leadership Studies, Political Science, Social Policy, and Sociology.

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Global Perspectives

Engage in academic study and research that has a global impact, and learn from communities in your own backyard or around the world.

The freedom and flexibility of our curriculum allows students to explore the intersection of these disciplines, while our resources and applied experiences give students a hands-on look at their chosen field. This can be at the local, state, national, and international levels, and studied through a variety of academic programs like Anthropology, History, International Studies, Political Science, and Sociology.

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Gain a world-class multidisciplinary education supported by exceptional resources and hands-on opportunities that propels students into meaningful careers.

At Hopkins, we view the humanities as the exploration of how humans have lived in the past, how we continue to interact with one another in the present, and how we develop as a culture and society. With a flexible curriculum, students may choose subjects that are important to them—combining majors and minors such as Archaeology, Classics, English, History, Philosophy, and Writing Seminars.

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World-class resources and unique research opportunities allow students to go beyond traditional medical careers and make a lasting impact on society.

Pre-health students at Hopkins collaborate with classmates and world-class faculty to find solutions to the world’s most pressing health issues and develop the techniques, procedures, and policies that prepare them for careers in dentistry, nursing, optometry, pharmacy, public health, veterinary medicine, and more.

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Women in STEM

Women undergraduates in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) programs thrive at Hopkins.

Our students focus on an area of study based on their individual interests, built upon a flexible, interdisciplinary education that emphasizes hands-on learning and mentorship from faculty who are experts in their fields. At Hopkins, students collaborate with renowned professors and combine topics and interests to drive innovation and find solutions to real-world problems.

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