The acceptance rate at Johns Hopkins is 11%. It ranks #2 in Maryland and #23 in the nation for lowest rate of acceptance. Johns Hopkins is a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Last year, 3,330 out of 30,115 applicants were admitted.
The school has exceptionally high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 2 percent (SAT 1470/1560 ACT 34/36). Johns Hopkins University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.92. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top ten percent of their high school class. 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The Johns Hopkins application fee is $70 and applications are due by Apr 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Johns Hopkins University is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||720|
|SAT Math 25th||750|
|SAT Composite 25th||1470|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||760|
|SAT Math 75th||800|
|SAT Composite 75th||1560|
|Average SAT Score||1520
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Johns Hopkins University?
Johns Hopkins University typically prefers applicants to be in the top 2 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1470 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1420. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1520 out of 1600. Johns Hopkins ranks #1 in Maryland and #10 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. 48 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||34|
|ACT Math 25th||32|
|ACT Composite 25th||34|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||36|
|ACT Math 75th||35|
|ACT Composite 75th||36|
|Average ACT Score||35
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Johns Hopkins?
Admission data indicates that Johns Hopkins regularly accepts students with ACT's of 34 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 1 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 33 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 35 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 36 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #1 in Maryland and #2 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 51 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Johns Hopkins University.
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What GPA do you need to get into Johns Hopkins University?
Applicants require exceptionally good grades to get into Johns Hopkins. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Johns Hopkins University was 3.92 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in Maryland for highest average GPA. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Johns Hopkins is a very selective school.
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|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.75 to 3.99||23.88%||Avg -|
|3.50 to 3.74||6.53%||Reach|
|3.25 to 3.49||2.84%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.24||0.6%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.99||0.09%||Reach|
|2.00 to 2.49||0.09%||Reach|
|1.00 to 1.99||0.17%||Low|
|less than 1.00||0%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
99.1% of Johns Hopkins University freshman were in the top ten percent of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||99.1%|
|Top 25% of class||99.7%|
|Top 50% of class||100%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||43%||42%|
Applicants have 121 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2023.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Johns Hopkins University is $70.
What are the requirements for admission to Johns Hopkins University and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=162928 IPEDS survey data for Johns Hopkins University.
48% of students submit their SAT scores to Johns Hopkins. 51% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
11% of those who apply are granted admission to Johns Hopkins. Admission competition is very high and the college has elite admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1470 and 1560. 48% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 34 and 36. 51% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.