About the Whiting School of Engineering


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Outstanding Academics

WSE teaches students to think creatively while drawing upon mathematics and scientific principles to tackle difficult, real-world problems.


world-class-facultyExceptional Faculty

  • 125 academic and 27 research faculty, and 27 associated research scientists and engineers
  • In 2013-2014, faculty received six NSF CAREER Awards, two Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Awards, and a Sloan Research Fellowship
  • 400 part-time faculty, working professionals, in the Engineering for Professionals program


vibrant-studentsVibrant Students

Our students are among the most highly qualified and intellectually driven in the world. They come to Johns Hopkins from nearly every U.S. state and dozens of countries.

Undergraduates: 1,661

  • From 49 states
  • and 45 countries

Graduate (full-time): 964

  • From 40 states
  • From 41 countries

Graduate (part-time):

  • Master’s & Certificate 2,370


groundbreaking-researchGroundbreaking Research

Our academic programs integrate education and research, extending human innovation to address some of the world’s toughest problems.

  • Received $70.1million in research funding in FY2013.
  • WSE’s 19 major research centers and institutes include the new Johns Hopkins Systems Institute and the Hopkins Extreme Materials Institute, launched in 2012.
  • 70% of engineering undergrads participate in research.


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Committed Alumni

Whiting alumni remain loyal and committed to our mission. They serve on advisory boards, host events, mentor students, and contribute their time and philanthropic support.

Notable alums: Michael R. Bloomberg ’64, Electrical Engineering, Mayor of New York City, founder and president of Bloomberg LP; Willard Hackerman ’38, BS Civil Engineering, President and CEO of Whiting-Turner Contracting Company; Jeong H. Kim ’82, BS Technical Management, President of Bell Telephone Laboratories; John C. Malone, PhD ’64, Industrial Engineering, Chairman of Liberty Media.

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