|Applicant Competition||Very High|
Can I get into Johns Hopkins? The school has a 13% acceptance rate. Last year, 3,405 out of 27,156 applicants were admitted making Johns Hopkins a very highly competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for typical applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 2 percent. Johns Hopkins University typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||730|
|SAT Math 25th||760|
|SAT Composite 25th||1490|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||780|
|SAT Math 75th||800|
|SAT Composite 75th||1580|
|Estimated Average SAT||1540|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Johns Hopkins University?
Johns Hopkins University typically requires applicants to be in the top 1 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1490 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 1440. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1540 out of 1600. 43 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1580 and Above||Good||>20%|
|1535 to 1580||Avg +||13%-20%|
|1490 to 1535||Avg -||8%-13%|
|1445 to 1490||Reach||5%-8%|
|Less than 1445||Low||<5%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||33|
|ACT Math 25th||31|
|ACT Composite 25th||33|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||35|
|ACT Math 75th||35|
|ACT Composite 75th||35|
|Estimated Average ACT||34|
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 33 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 2 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 32 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 34 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 35 and above have very competitive chances. 56 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Johns Hopkins University.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|35 and Above||Good||>20%|
|34 to 35||Avg +||13%-20%|
|33 to 34||Avg -||8%-13%|
|32 to 33||Reach||5%-8%|
|Less than 32||Low||<5%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Johns Hopkins University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Johns Hopkins University was 3.74 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. Meeting these GPA requirements alone is not enough to gain admission as Johns Hopkins is a very selective school.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Avg -|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Reach|
|3.00 to 3.25||3%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||1%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||N/A%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
84% 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||84%|
|Top 25% of class||98%|
|Top 50% of class||99%|
|Bottom 50% of class||1%|
|Bottom 25% of class||0%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||41%||43%||42%|
The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2019.
What are the requirements for admission to Johns Hopkins University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Required|
|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.