Chances of getting into Johns Hopkins University
|Applicant Competition||Very High|
How hard is it to get into Johns Hopkins and can I get accepted? The school has a 13% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in Maryland for lowest rate of acceptance. 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.
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Johns Hopkins SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT43%
|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|
|Average SAT Score||1540|
SAT Scores you need to get in
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. The school ranks #1 in Maryland for highest average SAT composite score. 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%|
Johns Hopkins ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT56%
|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|
|Average ACT Score||34|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
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. The school ranks #1 in Maryland for highest average ACT composite score. 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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.74
Typical High School GradesA-
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. The school ranks #5 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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%|
Applications are DueJan 1, 2020
Days left to Apply20
Applicants have 20 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jan 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Johns Hopkins before the Jan 1 application deadline.
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
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.
Frequently Asked Questions
43% of students submit their SAT scores to Johns Hopkins. 56% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
13% 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 1490 and 1580. 43% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.