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Acceptance rate
8%
Avg. cost to attend
$20,680 /y
Aid receiving
71%
Undergraduates
6,132
Graduates
25,917
Male:Female Ratio
45:55
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.jhu.edu

Johns Hopkins University Acceptance rate and admissions statistics

Johns Hopkins University has an acceptance rate of 8% and is among the top 2% of the most difficult universities to gain admission to in the United States. The university reports the admission statistics without distinguishing between local and international students.

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 8% 7% 8%
Applicants 39,515 17,214 22,301
Admissions 2,972 1,256 1,716
Freshmen enrolled full time 1,420 606 814

10,860 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

14,847 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment demographics by race or ethnicity

White 12441 (39%)
Nonresident Alien 7197 (22%)
Asian 4795 (15%)
Hispanic 3001 (9%)
Black or African American 2477 (8%)
Two or more races 1274 (4%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 785 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 26 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 18 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

The average net cost to attend Johns Hopkins University is $20,680 per year, calculated as the sum of the average cost of tuition, room and board, books, and supplies, reduced by the amount of average financial aid received.

The final cost of attendance varies for each student based on household income, residency, program, and other factors.

Net average cost to attend
$20,680/year
Average aid awarded
$45,373
Students receiving aid
71%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $2,084
$30-48K $4,859
$48-75K $3,586
$75-110K $8,797
$110K+ $28,167

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $58,720$58,720
Tuition in-state $58,720$58,720
Tuition out-of-state $58,720$58,720
Fee in-district $2,482
Fee in-state $2,482
Fee out-of-state $2,482

Room and board costs

Dormitory capacity 2,717
Combined charge for room and board $16,800
Room charge $9,736
Meal charge $7,064

Johns Hopkins University majors

Johns Hopkins University has granted 1,432 bachelor's degrees across 49 programs, 6,960 master's across 101 programs, and 726 doctorate degrees across 58 programs. Below is a table with majors that lead to degrees at Johns Hopkins University.

Major Bachelor Master Doctoral
Education, General 595 48
International Relations and Affairs 87 490 15
Business Statistics 468
Public Health, General 106 339 13
Computer and Information Sciences, General 131 270 25
Biotechnology 395
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 308 7
Business & Commerce, General 312
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 114 157 18
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics 286
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 206 19
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 15 180 13
Systems Engineering 202
Mechanical Engineering 45 128 17
Cell & Cellular and Molecular Biology 162 5
Neuroscience 135 17
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 149
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other 146
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 145
Chemical Engineering 69 46 21
Music Performance, General 47 71 5
Medicine 119
Mathematics, General 52 56 6
Museology & Museum Studies 107
Physical Sciences, Other 107
Applied Mathematics, General 7 91 3
Nursing Administration 95
Political Science and Government, General 33 58 4
Economics, General 76 6 5
Public Health, Other 63 12
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 72
Environmental & Environmental Health Engineering 11 54 4
Creative Writing 22 45
Environmental Health 61 6
Biochemistry 37 26
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications 61
Information Science & Studies 60
Engineering & Industrial Management 59
Epidemiology 42 16
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 58
Finance, General 54
Experimental Psychology 41 5 7
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 52
Public Administration 52
Chemistry, General 13 24 13
Political Science and Government, Other 50
Molecular Biology 44 3
Civil Engineering, General 10 25 8
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other 34 9
Real Estate 43
Materials Engineering 13 22 7
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering 42
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods 40
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 39
Statistics, General 37
Biophysics 26 10
Physics, General 15 8 12
Cognitive Science, General 23 8 3
History, General 12 11 10
Biomedical Sciences, General 25 4
Operations Management and Supervision 29
Human Biology 28
Genome Sciences & Genomics 26
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing 26
Research and Development Management 26
Maternal and Child Health 17 8
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 9 15
Education, Other 24
Cell & Cellular Biology and Histology 1 22
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 23
Music Theory and Composition 3 15 3
Behavioral Sciences 18
Educational & Instructional Technology 18
Physics, Other 18
Sociology, General 7 6 5
Biostatistics 11 6
English Language and Literature, General 9 2 5
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 14
Natural Sciences 14
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 6 3 4
Computer Engineering, General 13
Pathology & Experimental Pathology 1 12
Bioethics & Medical Ethics 12
International Public Health & International Health 12
Recording Arts Technology & Technician 5 6
Animal Genetics 10
Cultural Resource Management and Policy Analysis 10
Financial Mathematics 10
Philosophy 8 1 1
Anthropology, General 3 2 4
Environmental Science 9
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 9
Geology & Earth Science, General 2 5 2
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2 7
Elementary Education and Teaching 8
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 8
Radio and Television Broadcasting Technology & Technician 8
Signal & Geospatial Intelligence 8
Chemistry, Other 5 2
Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene 7
Engineering, General 2 4
Medical Illustration & Medical Illustrator 6
Music Teacher Education 6
Anatomy 3 2
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General 2 3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 5
Environmental Studies 5
Music Technology 5
Near and Middle Eastern Studies 3 2
Non-Profit & Public & Organizational Management 5
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 2 2
Pharmacology 4
Business Administration and Management, General 3
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 3
French Language and Literature 3
Music History, Literature, and Theory 3
Music, Other 3
Archeology 2
Bioinformatics 2
East Asian Studies 2
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other 2
History and Philosophy of Science and Technology 1 1
Astronomy and Astrophysics, Other 1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 1
Engineering Mechanics 1
German Language and Literature 1
Grand Total 1,432 6,960 726

Johns Hopkins University has a graduation rate of 95%, which is among the 3% highest for universities in the US.

Total Men Women
Graduation rate 95% 93% 96%
  • Full-time retention rate - 96%

Publications & Citations

Johns Hopkins University is a world-class research university with 256,865 scientific papers published and 11,751,431 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Medicine, Biology, Chemistry, Genetics, Computer Science, Biochemistry, Pathology, Psychology, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, and Engineering.

Publications
256,865
Citations
11,751,431

Publication / Citation count by topic

Medicine
183,867 / 8,557,999
Biology
179,490 / 9,243,774
Chemistry
123,568 / 6,944,174
Genetics
114,960 / 6,613,014
Computer Science
100,622 / 4,827,886
Biochemistry
96,701 / 5,946,072
Pathology
91,878 / 4,546,155
Psychology
89,178 / 4,100,444
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
87,955 / 3,483,630
Engineering
80,480 / 3,499,629
Physics
79,397 / 3,482,955
Surgery
61,331 / 2,542,628
Psychiatry
60,069 / 2,779,767
Environmental Science
58,437 / 2,483,358
Immunology
47,105 / 2,386,367
Mathematics
46,912 / 2,055,645
Quantum and Particle physics
42,851 / 1,839,382
Statistics
42,490 / 1,900,574
Neuroscience
42,340 / 2,243,162
Organic Chemistry
41,431 / 2,241,238
Sociology
40,658 / 1,732,934
Radiology and Nuclear medicine
39,084 / 1,523,984
Political Science
37,903 / 1,267,089
Law
36,258 / 1,234,914
Philosophy
32,668 / 1,233,057
Geology
31,607 / 1,379,579
Oncology and Cancer research
31,047 / 1,863,144
Public Health
29,698 / 1,418,200
Materials Science
29,447 / 1,260,962
Geography and Cartography
27,788 / 1,044,813
Optical Engineering
27,367 / 1,130,193
Demography
25,798 / 1,291,152
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
23,587 / 879,115
Anatomy and Physiology
23,303 / 1,029,402
Economics
23,131 / 785,527
Paleontology
22,852 / 1,060,909
Business
21,550 / 783,988
Nursing
20,984 / 810,335
History
18,984 / 599,917
Cardiology
18,763 / 802,145

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 2459 40003
1991 2634 45878
1992 2520 51892
1993 2767 53744
1994 2814 61829
1995 2892 68833
1996 3134 76536
1997 3156 87521
1998 3380 99254
1999 3634 111529
2000 3727 125614
2001 4002 138158
2002 4264 156155
2003 4452 172333
2004 4886 191865
2005 5027 219891
2006 5807 248675
2007 5738 271314
2008 6127 302660
2009 6369 329672
2010 6802 357679
2011 7440 394156
2012 8206 440561
2013 8785 473140
2014 9447 505770
2015 10014 544123
2016 10369 563873
2017 11531 617003
2018 11197 613200
2019 12553 695516
2020 14243 815046
2021 16370 1008014
2022 13669 938579
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Johns Hopkins University alumni

  1. Michael Bloomberg

    Michael Bloomberg
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1942-.. (age 81)
    Enrolled in Johns Hopkins University
    In 1964 graduated with Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering
    Occupations
    politicianbank manageractoraircraft pilotwriter
    Biography

    Michael Rubens Bloomberg is an American businessman, politician, philanthropist, and author. He is the majority owner, co-founder and CEO of Bloomberg L.P. He served as the mayor of New York City for three terms from 2002 to 2013, and was a candidate for the 2020 Democratic nomination for president of the United States. He has served as chair of the Defense Innovation Board, an independent advisory board that provides recommendations on artificial intelligence, software, data and digital modernization to the United States Department of Defense, since June 2022.

  2. Woodrow Wilson

    Woodrow Wilson
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1856-1924 (aged 68)
    Enrolled in Johns Hopkins University
    In 1886 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy in study of history and political science
    Occupations
    writerpolitical scientiststatespersonjuristlawyer
    Biography

    Thomas Woodrow Wilson was an American politician and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921. A member of the Democratic Party, Wilson served as the president of Princeton University and as the governor of New Jersey before winning the 1912 presidential election. As president, Wilson changed the nation's economic policies and led the United States into World War I in 1917. He was the leading architect of the League of Nations, and his progressive stance on foreign policy came to be known as Wilsonianism.

  3. Madeleine Albright

    Madeleine Albright
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1937-2022 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    opinion journalistuniversity teacherambassadordiplomatpolitical scientist
    Biography

    Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright was an American diplomat and political scientist who served as the 64th United States secretary of state from 1997 to 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Albright was the first woman to hold that post.

  4. Wes Craven

    Wes Craven
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2015 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    film actorfilm producertelevision producerscreenwriterfilm director
    Biography

    Wesley Earl Craven was an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and editor. Craven has commonly been recognized as one of the greatest masters of the horror genre due to the cultural impact and influence of his work. Amongst his prolific filmography, Craven was best known for his pioneering work in the horror genre, particularly slasher films, where he mixed horror cliches with humor and satire.

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General info

Alternative names JHU
Johns Hopkins
Founded 1876
Motto Veritas vos liberabit
Colors old gold, sable
Academic calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 17,933
Carnegie classification Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity

Location and contacts

Address 3400 N Charles St
Baltimore, Maryland, 21218-2688
United States
City population 586,000
Phone 4105168000

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