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Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Johns Hopkins University, founded in 1876, is a private university. It is one of the smallest national research universities in terms of enrollment, giving undergraduates, including freshmen, access to equipment, resources, internships, research positions and the internationally recognized faculty. The school is committed to helping create new student organizations and activities. Undergraduate education is enhanced by the student's ability to take courses in other divisions of the university, including the Schools of Public Health, Medicine, Nursing, and International Studies, and the Peabody Conservatory of Music. Its 140-acre campus is located in a residential area of northern Baltimore.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 6,117
   Women 3,211 (52.5%)
   Men 2,906 (47.5%)
Graduate Students 17,875
Entrance Difficulty  
Overall Admission Rate 12% of 27,094 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline January 3
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.92
SAT Math 720-800 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 700-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 32-35 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities   X    
Cost of Attendance $68,852
  Tuition and Fees $50,910
  Room and Board $14,976
Average Percent of Need Met 100%
Average Freshman Award $41,053
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 707
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 9% of classes
30-39 students: 5% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 5% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes
Baltimore Population 619,493
Nearest Metropolitan Area Baltimore and Washington, DC
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 52% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Blue Jay
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
26.8% Asian
6.6% Black/African-American
14.7% Hispanic/Latino
5.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
40.5% White
4.0% Unknown
International Students 8.3%
First-Year Students Returning 96.7%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 88.3%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 41%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported