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Johns Hopkins University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at JHU

By Gender
By Major
Animal StudiesF
Business - Management and AdministrationF
Chemical EngineeringC+
Civil EngineeringB-
Computer EngineeringA
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringC
Engineering DepartmentB-
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A-
Mechanical EngineeringB-
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceB
Political ScienceB
PreLaw and LegalC-
PreMed and MedicalB
Public HealthB

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... The transportation is abysmal in the city of Baltimore, and taxis are much too expensive to be used regularly ...Read full comment
... The city has improved so much during my 4 years ...Read full comment
... You have to explore Baltimore to find the cultural activities and interesting people the city has to offer ...Read full comment
... MD and not at the SOE in Baltimore City ...Read full comment
... Living off campus is complicated by the fact that Baltimore is a rough city, a really rough city--and that is coming from someone who grew up ...Read full comment
... It's a diverse student population, and in the middle of a city - so you will always be able to meet someone with your interests or find a way to...Read full comment
... Baltimore is a rough city ...Read full comment
... However the general lack of beautiful women, the small campus, the dangerous surrounding city struggles to give the student a great social life ....Read full comment
... Baltimore is a great city with loads to do ...Read full comment
... There are so many opportunities in the city whether it is going to the inner harbor, a ball game, or hamden(a neighborhood just outside of campus...Read full comment
I went to the Hopkins in the 1970s as a concurrent BA-MA student in history. I eventually went to Berkeley for my PhD and ended up a full professor at...Read full comment
... Baltimore is not a shitty city, unless you're close-minded and recluse; one who needs a clean-cut Manhattan to satisfy the definition of a "city"...Read full comment
... The campus is beautiful, but the surrounding area is the typical inner-city ...Read full comment
... Baltimore is a city with charm, and if it weren't for the nightly news, you would have no idea that there is a crime problem, because the school...Read full comment
... I came from a very small highschool, i had every desire to get off the east coast and ideally out of a city(where i grew up) and i wanted reletiv...Read full comment
The time was the 1980's- the male students outnumbered the female students by a 2:1 ratio. There was a lot of talk about cut throat competition for gr...Read full comment
... Are there also students like me and my friends who are on every mailing list for concert and arts venues in the city, who go on adventures every ...Read full comment
... taking music lessons at peabody, - and i really love this city, although at first it seemed really sketchy ...Read full comment
... There are really fun things to do in the city but you can't expect them to come to you ...Read full comment
... Though the city of Baltimore is not the greatest college town, there are lot of places catering to college students and systems like the College ...Read full comment
I went into Hopkins expecting it to be a breeze. High school was, I got a great SAT score, and have dominated my academic competition until then. T...Read full comment
... I grew up in Baltimore, so I like the city, end of that story ...Read full comment
... They complain about how terrible the city is and how it's an STD capital, how Hopkins has no social life and how everyone on campus is ugly and ...Read full comment
... Baltimore is a really quirky, charming little city if you take the time to get to know it ...Read full comment
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