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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD 4-Year Private
Acceptance RateN.A.
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About Johns Hopkins

We were founded in 1876 as the nation’s first research university. Since our beginning, we’ve made extraordinary discoveries, advanced innovative solutions, and created a place where all students can see their big ideas brought to life. Supported by peers and faculty who are among the most passionate, dedicated, and talented people in the world, our students are motivated each day by this culture of fearless enthusiasm and pursuit of knowledge.

Johns Hopkins University Overview

Johns Hopkins University is a private, nonprofit school in the urban setting of Baltimore, Maryland. Johns Hopkins was founded in 1876 and the school now enrolls around 8,452 students a year, which includes 5,427 undergraduates. Johns Hopkins ensures housing for students. Most students live in off campus housing.

📆 Mark your calendar! The final application deadline for Fall 2023 is January 3.

Student Activities at Johns Hopkins

Are you interested in music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Johns Hopkins's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? Johns Hopkins students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Johns Hopkins has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Johns Hopkins has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Johns Hopkins on the Student Life page.

2022 Johns Hopkins Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Early Decision Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Early Action Acceptance Rate Info Not Available
Average GPA 3.9
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 62%
Tuition $60,480
Percent of Need Met 100%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $60,027

Is Johns Hopkins a Good School?


Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Admissions criteria, acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better sense of what Johns Hopkins offers and if it might be a good fit for you.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Johns Hopkins

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It is a way to measure how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 97% of first-year, full-time undergrads who start at Johns Hopkinsreturn for their sophomore year. Johns Hopkinshas a six year graduation rate of 95 for undergrads. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for Johns Hopkins Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Johns Hopkins by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads. 58% of graduates from Johns Hopkins recieve at least one full-time job offer within six months of graduating.

Recent Johns Hopkins grads have an average starting salary of $60,768 a year. The average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year, though these numbers vary widely by major.

Johns Hopkins University's Endowment

An endowment is the total value of a school's investments, donations, and assets. Endowment is not necessarily an indicator of the quality of a school, but it can give you a sense of how much money a college can afford to invest in expanding programs, improving facilities, and support students.

Johns Hopkins's endowment was valued at $6.3 billion in 2022, compared to a national average of $905 million.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Johns Hopkins

Tuition cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Johns Hopkins meets 100% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Johns Hopkins full-time are awarded $60,027 a year in financial aid, on average.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $18,180 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA asap. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Johns Hopkins.

Based on this information, how does Johns Hopkins sound? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for someone else! So ask yourself: Is Johns Hopkins a good school for you?

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Where is Johns Hopkins?

Johns Hopkins is located in the city of Baltimore, Maryland, in the suburbs of Baltimore and Washington and DC.

If you would like to see Johns Hopkins for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take I-95 to Baltimore, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Johns Hopkins and Baltimore are like without leaving home.

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College Info

Johns Hopkins Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Johns Hopkins University is a member of the Coalition for College.

More than an application, the Coalition provides free tools and resources to help students through the college admissions process, beginning as early as 9th grade.

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Johns Hopkins ACT Scores

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ACT Range

34 - 35

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

35 and Above

Good

34 to 35

Avg

34 and Less

Low

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Johns Hopkins SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1490 - 1550

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Math SAT Range

760 - 800

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Reading SAT Range

720 - 770

Johns Hopkins Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$75,570

In State

$75,570

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$57,010
$57,010
Fees
$500
$500
Housing
$16,800
$16,800
Books
$1,260
$1,260

Student Life

Wondering what life at Johns Hopkins is like? There are approximately 7,996 students enrolled at Johns Hopkins, including 5,427 undergraduate students and 2,569 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time.

99%

Full Time

1%

Part Time

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,996

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$57,510

Out-of-State

$57,510

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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