3400 N Charles St

Baltimore, MD 21218

Johns Hopkins, the nation's first research university, is a national research university located in Baltimore, MD.

Applications Accepted: Common App, Coalition App

Do you require test scores for the Class of 2022? No, we are test optional

Admissions policies for Undocumented and DACA Students: Johns Hopkins considers DACA/undocumented students as domestic applicants for financial aid purposes: they are admitted without regard to the family’s ability to pay, and 100% of their demonstrated need is met without loans. If students are unable to complete the FAFSA form, they can contact the office of student financial services and the FAFSA can be waived. For more information, see please see this FAQ and resource guide.

Forms Required: FAFSA, CSS Profile

Do you meet full need? Yes

- We are a no-loan institution: our need-based financial aid packages are made up entirely of grants, scholarships, and work-study, allowing students to graduate debt-free.

- 88% of families with income less than 200K receive Johns Hopkins grants

Additional financial aid information:The Hodson Gilliam Success Scholarship is awarded annually to new freshmen with demonstrated financial need who are outstanding students from underrepresented minority groups including but not limited to African American, Hispanic, or Native American students. This competitive scholarship is renewable based on continued financial need.

Student Experience

Average Class Size: 27

Retention Rate (percentage of students who return for year two): 97%

6-Year Graduation Rate: 95%

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  • 60% of students double major or minor.
  • In the school of arts and sciences, you have until the end of your second year to declare your major.
  • In the school of engineering, you have until the end of your first year to declare your major.
  • Over 80% of students participate in research.
  • We have no core curriculum or required classes outside of one faculty-led first-year seminar year (of which there are over 100 different choices) and one first-year writing course.
  • Student to faculty ratio is 7:1.

Student Population

5,300 Undergraduate Students

African American/Black: 14%

Hispanic/Latinx: 17%

White/Caucasian: 21%

Asian: 32%

Native American/Pacific Islander: 2%

International: 13%