Johns Hopkins University

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.

Entrance Difficulty: Most difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 27% of 16,122 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: Yes
Regular Admission Deadline: January 1
Factors Considered for Selection of Students
Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Important
Essay: Important
Extracurricular Activities: Important
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA: 3.68
SAT Math: 715 average 670-770 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading:  678 average 630-730 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 685 average 650-730 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 31 average 29-33 range of middle 50%

Cost of Attendance: $56,690
Tuition and Fees: $41,180
Room and Board: $12,510
Average Percent of Need Met: 94%
Average Freshman Award: $29,322
Average Indebtedness of 2009 Graduates: $21,859

Academic Calendar System: 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum: Not required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 451
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 12% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-59 students: 6% of classes
Over 100 students: 5% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts
E-mail:  (None)
Web Site:  Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process
Application Deadline: March 1
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Institutional Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 002077: Free

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