USA's 28th president Woodrow Wilson, journalist extraordinaire PJ O’Rourke and film director Wes Craven
A private multi-faculty university in Baltimore, Maryland founded in the 1870s upon a large gift from its namesake. Johns Hopkins has a highly competitive undergraduate programme and the university is considered to be one of the “New Ivies”.
As an institution, its most prominent fields of study include Medicine (the affiliated hospital is ranked in the top 3 in the country), Education, International Studies (through Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Study) and Biomedical Engineering. Student life is a mix of on- and off-campus activities, and Johns Hopkins University has one of the most competitive lacrosse teams in the country.