Johns Hopkins University Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into Johns Hopkins University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,597 out of 25,474 applicants or 14% were admitted making Johns Hopkins University a very competitive school to get into with a low chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has exceptionally high requirements for admission test scores. Johns Hopkins University typically accepts and attracts A- average high school students. Only 38% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 13,065 12,409 25,474
Accepted 1,816 1,781 3,597
Acceptance Rate 14% 14% 14%
Enrolled 684 684 1,368
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 38% 38% 38%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Johns Hopkins University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that Johns Hopkins University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 32 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 31 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 33 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 34 and above have very competitive chances. 49 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Johns Hopkins University.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1430 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 1365. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1495 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 73 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1430 1560
SAT Reading 710 770
SAT Math 720 790
ACT Composite 32 34
ACT English 32 35
ACT Math 30 35

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
34 and Above Good >22%
33 to 34 Avg + 14%-22%
32 to 33 Avg - 9%-14%
31 to 32 Reach 5%-9%
Less than 31 Low <5%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1560 and Above Good >22%
1495 to 1560 Avg + 14%-22%
1430 to 1495 Avg - 9%-14%
1365 to 1430 Reach 5%-9%
Less than 1365 Low <5%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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 is not enough to gain admission as Johns Hopkins University is a very selective school.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 59% Good
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 0% Low
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Fall 2017 Application Deadline

The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Johns Hopkins University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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