Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Johns Hopkins University Ranked?

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2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

Johns Hopkins University was awarded 835 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is natural sciences.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked Johns Hopkins as #19 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 1% of all schools in the nation! This is an improvement over the previous year, when Johns Hopkins held the #20 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Johns Hopkins is also ranked #1 out of 39 schools in Maryland.

See all of the rankings for Johns Hopkins University.

Is It Hard to Get Into Johns Hopkins?

Acceptance Rate

Johns Hopkins University has a very low acceptance rate of 13%, making it one of the most selective out of all the colleges and universities in the nation. It's probably a good idea to apply to other schools in addition to Johns Hopkins just in case you don't make the cut.

Average Test Scores

About 43% of students accepted to Johns Hopkins submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 720 and 770. Math scores were between 730 and 800.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Johns Hopkins University  ( 720 to 770 )

SAT Math Scores for Johns Hopkins University  ( 730 to 800 )
Johns Hopkins received ACT scores from 56% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 33 and 35.

ACT Composite Scores for Johns Hopkins University  ( 33 to 35 )

Learn more about Johns Hopkins University admissions.

Johns Hopkins University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to measure the number of teaching resources that a college or university offers its students. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1, but at Johns Hopkins it is much better at 6 to 1. That's good news for students who want to interact more on a personal level with their teachers.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at Johns Hopkins University is 97%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  97 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Johns Hopkins University

Freshmen Retention Rate

Johns Hopkins University has a freshmen retention rate of 97%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  97 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Johns Hopkins the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 87%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  87 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Johns Hopkins University.

Johns Hopkins University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 6,256 undergraduates at Johns Hopkins with 5,762 being full-time and 494 being part-time.

How Much Does Johns Hopkins University Cost?

The overall average net price of Johns Hopkins is $29,342. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Johns Hopkins

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$3,526 $8,210 $9,049 $19,177 $43,513

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Johns Hopkins, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Johns Hopkins, approximately 34% of students took out student loans averaging $6,361 a year. That adds up to $25,444 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Johns Hopkins is 1.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Johns Hopkins Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from Johns Hopkins with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $73,200 in their early years. That's great news for Johns Hopkins students since it is 84% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at Johns Hopkins University make the most money.

Location of Johns Hopkins University

Johns Hopkins University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Baltimore, Maryland. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

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Contact details for Johns Hopkins are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218-2688
Phone: 410-516-8000

Johns Hopkins University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 103 majors graduated from Johns Hopkins University. Of these students, 1,799 received undergraduate degrees and 7,465 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Public Health 171 $44,200
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 135 $32,600
Biomedical Engineering 130 $69,700
Computer Information Systems 128 $92,700
Cell Biology & Anatomical Sciences 124 $30,500
Economics 112 $70,800
International Relations & National Security 100 $48,500
Mathematics 95 $78,600
Child Development & Psychology 69 NA
Chemical Engineering 69 $57,700

Learn more about the majors offered at Johns Hopkins University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Johns Hopkins

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 12,506 students took at least one online class at Johns Hopkins University. This is an increase from the 11,243 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 12,506 9,569
2017-2018 11,243 8,722
2016-2017 9,822 6,842
2015-2016 8,882 6,658
2013-2014 6,013 4,046

Learn more about online learning at Johns Hopkins University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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