|Johns Hopkins in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Rankings|
The Johns Hopkins Department of Athletics is one of the most successful in the nation. Hopkins' 24 varsity athletic programs have won more than 250 conference championships while producing more than 140 all-time Academic All-Americans and 44 NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship recipients. Johns Hopkins ranks among the national leaders in all-time Academic All-Americans and NCAA Postgraduate Scholars.
Since the formation of the Directors' Cup, which debuted during the 1995-96 academic year, Johns Hopkins has also been a fixture in the top 25 of the annual Director's Cup Rankings, which measures the overall success of a school's athletic program by its participation NCAA Championship competition. In the 22 years since the program debuted, Johns Hopkins counts 19 top-25 finishes, 14 top-20 finishes and seven top-10 finishes to its credit.
Johns Hopkins has currently placed in the top 20 in each of the last 11 years with a program-best second-place finish during the 2014-15 academic year. In addition, Johns Hopkins has placed in the top nine of the final standings in six of the last seven years, including back-to-back top-three finishes in 2013-14 and 2014-15.